I was pulled over, due to having expired tags. My fiancé was the driver (while I was in the passenger seat) and my fiancè did not have their license on them. After the State Trooper asked for my proof of insurance, I was unable to provide that as I am not ensured (I did not notify the State... Read more »
I would hire an experienced attorney and your chances of getting a better outcome on the case will be improved. There are many factors including previous driving record etc. I don't think jail is likely but there can be license suspension and fines. Jail typically only comes into play if...Read more »
Call an attorney and have them get your case back on the docket. Depending on the county and your driving record you may be eligible for a local driver license program online or state traffic school. If you don't address missing court your license can be suspended.
First offense was a fine paid and I had showed proof of insurance to the officer the next day, it was only a couple days lapsed. (Waiting pay day, with no grace period) went to court, paid my fine and that was it. 2nd offense is now 2.5 years later…I know my fine will be greater but is it... Read more »
I wasn’t speeding the 2nd or 3rd time, and I don’t have a license because I’m waiting for my green card (very long process), I feel targeted. I pay all the fines, but I’m worried I will go to jail this time since it’s my 3rd court date for the exact same offense (speeding)
You cannot go to jail for just speeding. If you have any other charges it is possible. If you are driving on a suspended license you are certainly at risk. I would hire an experienced attorney to help you.
I would start by going to the Dept Of Transportation website and getting a driver record. If it looks clean and you should be able to go to the drivers license branch to get a new license. If it’s not clean you can call them and they should be able to tell you what is wrong.
I got pulled over for speeding when the covid stuff had just started. I failed to pay the fine, and missed court. I tried calling the court house to reschedule my court date, but kept getting recorded operators and never did reschedule. This has probably been close to a year ago now. It happened... Read more »
I was pulled over today, due to having expired tags. My fiancé was the driver (while I was in the passenger seat) and my fiancè did not have their license on them. After the State Trooper asked for my proof of insurance, I was unable to provide that as I am not ensured (I did not notify the State... Read more »
Detained for loud exhaust deputy took my license and insurance ran my info and returned documents to me. proceeded to explain the reason an that its illegal to have a loud car. I asked what statute number that law was officer stated " i dont know" i replied " you dont know" he... Read more »
An officer cannot write a ticket simply because they are angry but if you have broken any law, including a traffic law they can charge you but they must cite the specific law and the facts and circumstances in a citation
Got pulled over back October 21st and the office gave me a ticket for no tags, no insurance, improper tags, and no seat belt. I’ve NEVER been in any trouble before. They wrote me up for improper tags because they put I was driving a 2012 dodge charger when in reality it was a 2010. ALSO my tags... Read more »
If you have no record it is very unlikely that you will go to jail. You can get a much better resolution on the cases if you end up getting insurance. I would ask the prosecutor for some time for you to obtain insurance on your car. The most important thing is you do not get caught again driving...Read more »
I did go after to update it, but the paper he gave me with the citation said that it was 'non-payable' and that I had to go to court. What am I expected to do precisely? I've already updated it, but he pulled me over in a different county than my courthouse. Not sure what to expect.
If that is your only charge you can attend court with your proof or hire a lawyer to go on your behalf. For minor traffic charges usually having proof of getting things fixed is good enough. As the charges go up or if you were charged with speeding you likely want to hire an attorney.
3/10s of a mile. Never accelerated jus turned in my neighborhood an coasted to a stop. 2nd charge possession of a forged document, my girlfriend changed 2021 to 2022 I don't know why, before bringing it out to the police.
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