They issued a warrant but told him over the phone he just needs to come to the court to receive the indictment and set a court date and he won't be arrested at that time, is this true or a trick? Also, what should he do concerning going forward with the charge/indictment? The case was closed,... Read more »
If the charge was dismissed without prejudice, the ticket can be reissued. Depending upon the nature of the violation they would have either 6 months (minor misdemeanor) or 2 years (regular misdemeanor). Either way, plenty of time. Tickets get dismissed all the time and rarely have I seen one...Read more »
The code indicates it can be issued on "property open to the public." So, the nature of the private property would be the key to your proposed defense. If it's business, like a marina or boat storage place, or a camp ground, even private, residential property where the owner allows...Read more »
I got stopped tonight while he was a passenger. They ran his s.s number and arrested him. He has had DUI's in the past 5+ yrs ago which is why his license is suspended. He owes child support too. They said in july 2021 the truck he was driving... Read more »
First of all, he is facing multiple DUI's, which, if occurred within 10 years of each other raises the penalties significantly. Then, the DUS, which is a blatant disregard of the law under DUI suspension is an M1 which carries a possible 180 days. Make sure he has insurance. The plates are...Read more »
The police do not have to run your registration before asking you to step out or before asking to search though they generally do. You do not have to consent to the search. But you do have to get out and provide your information.
A license forfeiture is a process by which a court invalidates your license to force you to deal with them. If you want your license back, you need to obtain a document called a release of forfeiture from the court. It is true that you do not have to appear in court, if they don't check the...Read more »
i heard pros say it’s highly unlikely i’ll be convicted but he still wanted to offer me a reduced charge. The words highly unlikely motivated me to refuse plea. Then, I was found guilty. Next day I called pros and he denied what he said. He said he may have said it’s highly unlikely i’ll... Read more »
I was pulled over for speeding. The ticket he give me has the wrong model of car. It said it was a station wagon and I drive an edge. Two very different vehicles. Also he had be going faster than what I was. I had my cruise control set for 75 and the speed limit was 70. He said he clock me going... Read more »
Based on your post, you have admitted you were speeding, but that the law enforcement officer noted things which are in error. The prosecution has the burden of proof and would call the law enforcement officer who would identify you as the operator of a vehicle which was exceeding the speed limit....Read more »
I’ve been told the court only excepts payment through Bitcoin. I find that hard to believe. Is this a scam? My friend hit a parked car but didn’t stop. There was no injuries. He is under house arrest now. I’m not comfortable paying that way
Will he have to show proof of insurance in court or will it be thrown out? There were no injuries but both cars totaled. The ticket said the offense was "stop sign". It also says he does not need to appear in person. Can this be thrown out without showing proof of insurance?
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It's possible you could have a basis for recovery - but only an Ohio attorney could advise for certain what types of damages are included or excluded. In many jurisdictions, those violations on your part could...Read more »
I know of no ordinance that prohibits turning left over double yellows to enter a driveway. Crossing them for any other purpose is generally unlawful and it is possible that a municipality has outlawed crossing them even to get to a driveway.
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