the Speed Limit of 25 mph is unreasonable and illegal in the State of Colorado when not for a School zone or Residential area, between Parking Lots and a freeway with a 65 mph speed limit, elsewhere in Eagle County the speed limit in such areas is 45mph such as in Avon Colorado
answered on Mar 11, 2023
If you believe that the speed limit was unreasonable or illegal, you may want to consult with a traffic attorney or contact the court to contest the ticket.
Hit another vehicle but no one was injured.
answered on Jan 26, 2023
More information is needed, however if it's a garden variety careless operation citation, you should not be facing any jail time. That said, any moving traffic citation (which careless operation is), can impact your insurance rates and thus, your pocket book monthly, for a few years so I... Read more »
Daughter was recently pulled over by an unmarked state trooper for what the trooper thought was ignoring a stop sign when in fact there is a incoming traffic does not stop sign is posted where he thought she almost came too close to another car when she legally had the right of way. He had no... Read more »
answered on Nov 8, 2022
Having a knowledgable criminal defense attorney is always helpful, because "you don't know what you don't know". From what you have shared, it seems like there are some good defenses that could be used to help your child avoid a conviction for DUI.
answered on Jul 3, 2021
The answer is no.
The law says "knows or reasonably should know that he or she is being pursued" is the felony statutory language.
"...Who has received a visual or audible signal such as a red light or a siren from a police officer driving a marked vehicle showing... Read more »
I was making a left hand turn out of a single lane while leaving my neighborhood at an intersection with a traffic light. The light turned green and I proceeded left into a two lane, but merged into the far right lane to avoid glass near the left hand lane in the intersection. After I passed the... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2021
Prosecution has the burden of proving beyond a reasonable doubt that you committed a traffic offense----and you have a right (but you do not have to do so) to present a defense. It sounds like you have a defense---I would contact a traffic ticket lawyer or 3 in your area, discuss your ticket and... Read more »
Parked at a gas station to pee and cop pulls next to me in my car and get out and goes in store before I get out. But he was looking at my car all suspiciously so I waited. He stands at the door inside the store then comes back out flashing his lights in my car and come and bangs on my window and... Read more »
answered on Mar 12, 2021
This sounds like a terrible scenario that you experienced. So sorry you lived through that.
If you were parked and only stopped because of suspicion that you committed a traffic infraction - an infraction for which the officer's story is not credible if he waited a significant amount... Read more »
Upon return of my stolen car, the police issued me a plate they said was mine and a piece of paper I was told, "if you get pulled over, just give them this so they know your car was stolen."
I was stopped while walking down by the river by a conservation officer that asked me,... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2021
The charge that you accused of is a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense. It carries a possible penalty of 10-90 days in jail and/or a fine of $150-$300. Often, the ticket you receive allows you to resolve your case with the payment of a fine. It is also frequently the case that the prosecuting... Read more »
I sent a text to my coworkers that I had been pulled over and would be late so I have date and time proof, and I made a quick video of it once I realized what happened but nothing more concrete then that. I also have no way of proving I was sitting at home the whole day on the date he actually... Read more »
answered on Nov 25, 2020
Sometimes a ticket or other type of charging document says "on or about" when referring to the date. That means that, if the date is wrong but only off by a day or so, then it's a harmless error. If it's a pretty far off date, then you have a strong argument for defending... Read more »
The ticket was for expired plates. The address it says I live at is in Fredrick, CO. Not only have I never lived in Fredrick, but I don’t even know where this place is. Is this a void ticket?
answered on Nov 25, 2020
This is a tricky one. If you go to Court to resolve this issue, you are conceding that you were the person who received and was served with the ticket - and you will in turn lose any defense you have based on the wrong address. That said, depending upon what the ticket specifically says, you... Read more »
I was travelling over 8mph(33-34 mph is my speed) in a 25 mph work zone. A sherrif was coming in a opposite direction but didnt stop me. In this case, is it possible to get a speeding ticket without being stopped ?
answered on Oct 27, 2020
In theory it is possible, but based on what you describe it is very, very unlikely. I wouldn't be worried.
After seeing the footage of a lady in denver swerving to hit a protester, I wondered what kind of legal trouble that person could get into.
If I am driving on the highway at 65 MPH and someone leaps in front of my car, I would assume I wouldn't be charged with manslaughter. Does the... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2020
There's a "last clear chance" doctrine that says, basically, if you can avoid a crash or if you can avoid hitting the person, then it's illegal. The video you refer to involved a driver who appeared to purposely hit the person. If it can be proved in court that she did so on... Read more »
I got a ticket in Centennial, CO and I lost the paper ticket. I checked their online database and they don't have an citations for me. I have no idea what jurisdiction issued the ticket, I tried Douglas County Sheriff and Lone Tree and nothing. How can I find out who issued the ticket so I can... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2020
If you were issued the ticket within the Centennial city limits (that can be determined by an online search for a map of the boundary lines of Centennial), then the ticket was filed either with the Arapahoe County Court or, more likely, if it was a minor traffic violation, the City of Centennial... Read more »
Can it be unpaid fines? What’s the consequences of this and missing court for driving w no license i need help please I will hire an attorney I just need help
answered on Mar 8, 2020
Call the court clerk in the Aurora Municipal Court and the Douglas County Court and ask them for about the clearances you need. In the typical situation they are called an OJW fees.
I passed a car without using blinkers in downtown Denver. When I was pulled over, the officer said that I was in the 2nd lane, passed the car in front of me by using the 1st lane, and then merged right to the 3rd lane without blinkers. Shocked that this was incorrect, I said that I was actually... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2020
What you should expect depends on whether you want to fight the ticket in trial or plea bargain the case. If you decide to fight the ticket, you should have an attorney. The prosecutor will be an attorney and you will be at a disadvantage. The judge will expect you to follow the rules of procedure... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2020
When you raise an alibi defense, you are claiming that it wasn't you who committed the offense because you were someplace other than the location of the offense charged. From your question it sounds like you are considering raising what would amount to an alibi defense. The problem in your... Read more »
Failure to appear bench warrant.
License not revoked
answered on Jan 21, 2020
I am aware from past cases that DMV may check a person for warrants. I can not say that they do it routinely. If they do find a warrant they will contact local law enforcement.
Should I buy insurance and registration before court?
answered on Jan 20, 2020
Your brother needs to register the car and get insurance for it. Proof of proper registration and current insurance is what you need to take to court and is what will help you the most.
It is doubtful that you could even register the car or obtain insurance for it since it does not belong to you.
answered on Jan 13, 2020
It is likely that the ticket is legal, but more information is needed about what happened before a helpful answer can be given.
i got a 12pt speeding ticket now waiting for a court date by mail i received a motion to amend the missing information and it was granted what should i do next
answered on Jan 12, 2020
Now that the ticket has been corrected, it is like any other ticket. You go to court and see what sort of plea bargain the prosecutor will offer you. You can hire an attorney to represent you. Once you know what the prosecutor's final plea bargain offer is, you will need to make a decision -... Read more »
I got a mandatory summons for doing 77 in a 55 zone in Commerce City, CO. I moved to CA state the week after this happened. I got my court date and I can afford to pay the fine but traveling to CO is a hassle and I cannot afford that. I don't have any other moving or non-moving violations. Is... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2020
You can hire an attorney to appear on your behalf. The attorney will ask the judge to waive your appearance.
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