Sure, you should. If you don't, and you visit here (I assume the ticket was in Florida), you might get into trouble. Also, there is an interstate compact by which your driver license can be suspended for failure to pay the ticket.
She had to suddenly stop, the car in front of me tried running the yellow light, then didn’t and caused me to slam on my brakes and then the car/SUV rear ended me!! She jumped out starting to yell at me!! She parades through 5 lanes of traffic asking for anyone willing to be her eyewitness that I... Read more »
If the car in front of you suddenly stopped, it seems like you probably shouldn't have been also trying to run the yellow light. But, at any rate, to prove you backed up, the prosecution will have to call the supposed witness. If that person testifies, you can impeach the witness'...Read more »
That depends on what caused you to lose control - someone else's carelessness or your own?, or a combination of both? Regardless, to get the advice you really need for this issue, you must schedule an appointment with an attorney handling traffic ticket defense in your geographic area. With...Read more »
I was involved in a minor accident in 2011. No damage to either vehicle. My insurance had lapsed and the other party filed a law suit. I moved out of state and realized years later a default judgment was entered against me. Now the dmv wants proof that the debt was satisfied before they will... Read more »
You indicate that there was no "damage to either vehicle", but the default judgment apparently indicates otherwise. I suggest that you get an attorney to negotiate a settlement (perhaps paying only a portion) with the judgment creditor.
There are many jurisdictions in Florida where Zoom remote hearings are taking place. Speak with an attorney who can work out the logistics and have the warrant quashed. Otherwise you’ll never be able to enter our borders without an arrest.
I was pulled over speeding with a suspended license and no proof of insurance. I have received 3 fines and my license was taken away. Will I be able to reinstate my license if I show proof of insurance at Traffic court and pay one of the fines?
Feb 2nd I was doing the speed limit of 65mph around 7pm which was dark out. Upon reaching the top of a hill instantly saw a vehicle stopped in my lane w/out hazards on and rear ended them. I Driving 2010 Buick Enclave w/zero open recalls.but upon impact my seatbelt didn’t lockup nor did a single... Read more »
Firstly, do you have your own car insurance? If so, you need to report this accident to them immediately. If you have car insurance, hopefully they can pay the cost to replace your vehicle, although, I'm sure, it won't be much considering the year of the vehicle. Did the police come to...Read more »
The deputy also searched my car but found nothing. A week earlier he yelled out to me "no meth?" while I was going to church with a friend. He was not in uniform at the time and in an unmarked car. He had also raided my house 7 months earlier and as a result, I am now on probation. He has... Read more »
I have my old vanity plate from New Mexico that I would like to display on the front bumper of my car here in Florida. I've been told that this is legal as long as it is not currently registered, however, an ex-police officer I know said he would pull me over. If the old plate is legal to put... Read more »
Florida Statute 316.605 Licensing of vehicles.— provides that:
"(1) Every vehicle, ... shall be licensed ... and shall,... display the license plate or both of the license plates assigned to it by the state, ... . Nothing shall be placed upon the face of a Florida plate except as...Read more »
Own property, Car was properly parked in designated area, Car is registered as an antique, booting company is private, HOA gave 3 notices, car doesn’t exceeded owner maximum number of vehicles to be stored (2)
Your need to review your subdivision's governing documents and see what it says as to the HOA's right to boot under these circumstances. If the governing documents are confusing and vague, then I recommend that you contact a HOA attorney to review them and give you a legal opinion.
Nowadays most if not all traffic pre-trial conferences or trials are done via Zoom virtual conference. Alternatively, they may be done by dial in. Rarely, at least in the Florida counties I practice in, they are done in person. I would recommend contacting the Court's judicial assistant and...Read more »
My son caused a fender bender with no damage done. The ticket was written to the other driver who was not at fault. Does he HAVE to call the officer to correct it or can he get out of it due to technicality?
I got a DUI in Washington State in June 2021. I requested a licensing hearing per the advice of my lawyer, so my license was not officially suspended until 9/27/21. In the meantime, I relocated to my home state of FL and obtained a license here on 8/27/21. I just checked, and my license is valid in... Read more »
In general, and without knowing what happened at the hearing, your talking to the judge or other persons in a court hearing doesn't necessarily mean you are testifying (or giving evidence, in other words). But if you aren't put under oath, you can't later be prosecuted for perjury.
My friend and I are debating a video in which a man in a parking lot, dumping garbage from his car into a dumpster, showed an officer his license. When the officer went to run the license for the man's info, he refused. He said he's a lawyer and knows his rights and the officer may not... Read more »
Have you contacted the Fla. Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to ask what you can do to reinstate your DL? Generally, DL suspension for failure to pay a money judgment arising from a car accident is up to three years. The statute of limitations is irrelevant - that's about deadlines...Read more »
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