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Q: Can I go to jail over a citation

I got pulled over for passing an emergency vehicle that was blocking the road for a wreck. I was given a citation for not yielding to the emergency vehicle. All of this was in Kentucky and now I go to court over it. What will happen at court

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 30, 2022

Fine and court costs.

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Q: I got pulled over in lexington Ky for speeding expired tags and no insurance. What could happen at court

I have insurance now I didn't know it had lapsed before I got stopped, and the tags renewed as well.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 20, 2022

Probably fines and court costs.

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Q: Can I fight a driving on suspended license if I was walking

As I walk into store a cop rolls in the parking lot I see him behind my truck he then leaves I come out and walk away from the store get a block away the cop rolls up on me and proceeds to give me a ticket for driving on suspended is this something I should fight and if so is there a chance of... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 16, 2022

If you get your license, they will probably amend the charge without you even having to fight it.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: What exactly happens at a court hearing for a 2nd traffic violation and will I need to hire an attorney or lawyer?

Today I got pulled over for failing to come to a complete stop at a stop sign but ended up getting written up for that and also for an expired license. This is my second traffic violation because my first citation was made for going 6 over the speed limit. I looked up the consequences for driving... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 14, 2022

Hire a lawyer and let them handle it for you. You are not goin g to jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Was pulled over and found to have had no license. First ever recordable offense. Would I be able to ask for leinency?

As stated above I had got stopped originally because my license ate wasn't lit up. But after the officer found out I didn't hold a license I was booked. This is my first ever recordable offense on my record and I just am wondering if it was possible to ask for leniency from the judge on... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 11, 2022

If you get everything corrected, you’ll probably just be looking at a $50 fine and court costs or similar.

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Q: What happens if I was ticketed for speeding in KY and don't have proof of vehicle registration, but it wasn't my car?

I was driving my friend's car through Kentucky last year and got pulled over for speeding. She didn't have her vehicle registration. I was not given a fine, but told I'd have to watch an online training and provide proof of registration. By the time I went to do so, my friend... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Sep 1, 2022

You can hire a lawyer and have them present proof to the Court that the vehicle was registered in someone else's name. You should be able to get some sort of record from Ohio Department of Transportation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a person request access to all documentation/evidence pertaining to current charges from recent arrest?

A friend was arrested last week and is still in custody. Court is 8/30, and we need to get a court appointed lawyer, she does not have money to pay for private representation. Can she have access to the arrest report and any other documentation or evidence pertaining to that arrest before going to... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 28, 2022

Yes. They can ask for all the evidence.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: How does an inmate obtain: 1. a court appointed lawyer (no Income) 2. Arrest report, evidence, etc

A friend was arrested last week, is still in custody. Court set for Tuesday, (8/30/2022). She was charged w/traffic violations that she's guilty of, and won't dispute. The other charges are:

1. tampering with physical evidence

2. possession of meth (1st offense)... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 28, 2022

She can ask for court appointed counsel at her first appearance or arraignment. Then her lawyer can ask for the discovery (evidence) after being appointed.

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Q: If I pay my citation before my court date will I still have to appear in court since the citation is pain in full?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 25, 2022

No. You will not have to appear if the ticket is paid.

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Q: If I plead guilty in 2021 and I can’t exsponge until 2027, is there anyway I can get it remove before then

If I plead guilty in 2021 and I can’t exsponge until 2027, is there anyway I can get it remove before then And get it off my background, I heard from a few people that an lawyer can go through and try to get it remove by maybe reopening the case or something like that is this right?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 19, 2022

No. Unfortunately not.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I got 2 misdemeanor in Feb 2021 for driving and wrecking my car during a snow blizzard, could I get this off My record

In feb of 2021, I had to go to the store because I had no food at home, and I saw other people drive on the rose so I thought it was safe to go out, and on the way back I slid off the road and was in a self accident with nobody else involved, when somebody showed up to help me the called 911 and... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 19, 2022

If you plead guilty to them in 2021, you should be able to expunge them from your record in 2026.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Will I have to go to court?

I reached an intersection slightly before a bus moving opposite of me. I proceed slowly and as I’m driving the bus driver extends the bus arm and puts out the stop sign. I continue because otherwise I will be in the middle of an intersection. He puts his arms up at me and now I’m scared I’ll... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 15, 2022

Highly unlikely that you will receive a ticket after the fact if you weren’t given one at the time. Violation has to be committed in the presence of an officer unless a criminal complaint is signed by a judge, which is highly unlikely.

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Q: How long after you get a ticket does the state and county have. I’ve gotten a letter stating I got pulled over 2019.

They said they were so far behind it was taking this long. They just now sent me a letter. Should I go to court. Not sure what to do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 6, 2022

Yes. You should hire a lawyer to handle it for you. Unless it is dismissed, it will remain active until resolved no matter when it was received.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Careless Driving and 25 over citation

I was pulled over by a state trooper in Daviess County going 28 miles over the speed limit (83 in a 55, lead foot, I know it was a bad move now). He charged me with driving 25+ above the speed limit and he also charged me with careless driving. It’s not prepayable and I have to appear in court. I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 26, 2022

You need to hire an attorney immediately. Speeding 26 Over or greater is a suspension level ticket and your license can be suspended. Hire a lawyer and see if you can't get the charge amended so you can participate in diversion or traffic school and keep your driver's license.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: How can I obtain a criminal matters attorney?I am in dire need of legal representation and counsel.

I am displaced and disabled. Displaced as far as work, and housing. I quilfy as indignant. The only court appointed lawyer available in all of Cumberland KY... had completely blindsided me when they choose to revoke their duties and responsibilities as my lawyer due to a difference in how we shall... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 26, 2022

Check with your local bar association and/or Legal Aid Society. They maintain rosters of pro Bono and reduced fee attorneys who can help you.

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Q: My boyfriend got a speeding ticket can I go in and pay the ticket for him? Or does he have to go in himself?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 23, 2022

Anyone can pay the ticket for hi, in person, online or over the phone.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I have a dui if I get my license back before going to court for a driving on suspended license will they still resuspend

My license? The court date is the day after I'm scheduled to go get my license back.

Anna Aleksander
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Anna Aleksander
answered on Jul 21, 2022

Assuming you can get your license back in Kentucky before going to court this question concerns strategy and you should discuss with a lawyer. If you get your license back you will spend money on a reinstatement fee. That money could be wasted if your license is suspended again. Driving on a DUI... Read more »

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Q: I got pulled over for expired registration and no proof of insurance i I have corrected both a submitted it to the cour

But they told me I still have to attend. Are court costs required to be paid in full tomorrow. And what can I expect to happen at court (kentucky)

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 13, 2022

No. They won’t have to be paid. If you had valid insurance and registration corrected, you may be able to get the cases dismissed without any court costs.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: First time getting in trouble I'm 30 ain't been in trouble since I was 18 this old guy asked me drive back he had

A sugar attack and I drove not even 10 min got pulled over I passed every test

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 4, 2022

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Q: I live in campbellsville got a ticket in bullet county ky no lisence reckless driving but I wasnt.
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 3, 2022

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