I'm sorry to have to say this but, it depends. Jurisdiction of a county office doesn't immediately end at the county line. There is an area of concurrent jurisdiction. This means that there is a buffer zone where the counties meet in which officers from both counties are well within their...Read more »
Assuming this is a traffic ticket and no great bodily harm was caused, it is highly unlikely you will be detained for your failure to appear if you go to court and answer for the bench warrant. Actually, I would call the court house and ask them and they most likely will tell you the amount of the...Read more »
If you go to trial, the prosecutor has to prove that you are guilty of speeding beyond a reasonable doubt. If the prosecutor can show beyond a reasonable doubt that you were going at least 56 mph, then it does not matter whether the limit is 45 or 55, you are speeding. That said, a savvy traffic...Read more »
Show up in court and ask for driving school. It only costs $40 bucks instead of $300 for the ticket. After you take the class file the certificate with the court and ask that it be dismissed. It only works if it’s your first ticket. So slow down!! Good luck!!
I was clocked by a state trooper supposedly doing 102 in a construction zone on a sunday. i say supposedly because he had to come over through 2 lanes in steady traffic to get behind me. I am in college and I really cant afford a ticket that big, and the points on my license will make my insurance... Read more »
If you don’t have any prior tickets, ask for it to be dismissed if you take driving school. If you do have prior tickets ask for it to be dismissed on costs. Or ask for a trial because most troopers don’t show up. They will get one continuance. At the next court date, if the trooper is not...Read more »
Your license can be suspended for a number of reasons. If you owe back child support it can be suspended. If you had a wreck and didn’t have insurance and owe a money judgement, they can be suspended. Also if you’ve had a failure to appear for a previous traffic ticket your license will be...Read more »
If it’s been two years you have a FTA warrant and you can’t get that off unless you talk to the judge. Write the judge a letter and tell him you want to pay it, to set aside the FTA. Most of them will do it.
i was pulled over in tennessee by the DOT and i got a ticket i went to pay it online and there was no ticket so i called and mind you this ticket is due that same day that i called and they said aint nothing in the compture and that she would call the cop that wrote the ticket and call me back.... Read more »
You need to call the General Sessions Court for whatever County you got cited in. Then inquire about your Citation. There is no DOT in Tennessee, so it was some other agency. Read your Ticket verbatim, then talk to the Clerk about what to do about it. If possible, go to Court to see if there...Read more »
Lawrence Co. Alabama; As I approached the stop sign where co. Rd. 208 intersects the corner of co. Rd. 203 a state patrol rounded the corner aprox. 3-400m behind. The wheels of my car stopped and the momentum shifted backwards. I let off the brake and crossed the line to peer right, around the... Read more »
A lawyer would need more information before answering the question specific to your case, however, if multiple charges arise from a traffic stop, you can be convicted of those additional charges even if the ticket that was the reason for the stop is dismissed. In these situations, it's best to...Read more »
My husband has recently been diagnosed with stage four lymphoma. He needs chemo asap but the doctors have only done one treatment and dont want to continue til he has a ID to start charity pay for medical costs and a outpatient sub abuse program(he's fought addiction for years). He is willing... Read more »
If he has warrants for failure to pay traffic tickets, it is not the clerks who can waive the requirement that he turn himself in. In order to handle the warrants for you, the best outcome is usually obtained by hiring a lawyer in the county where the warrants are from to help you navigate this...Read more »
I was pulled over by Millbrook city officer after I had crossed under the interstate 65 exchange and beyond the first red light you come to when you cross into Prattville on highwAy 14.he pulled behind me at the red light and when the light turned green turned on the blue lights.I don't... Read more »
Venue is the legal term for where a legal case can be tried. If the crime and arrest were outside the city limits jurisdiction of the Millbrook officer, then your criminal lawyer can file an appropriate motion to dismiss the charge for improper venue.
At bottom of ticket, it states "no signature required pursuant to 32-1-4(a)", but that code appears to be stating that the violator would be deemed to have given a written Bond to appear, not waiving officers' need to sign the complaint. Violated Montg. Municipal Ord. 1-9 adopted 32-6-65
This was posted under Admiralty/Maritime, but I was unable to find anything under maritime laws pertaining to the listed statute(s). It looks like it involves violation of a Montgomery Municipal Ordinance. Consult with an Alabama attorney, as it probably requires a prompt response/appearance where...Read more »
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