Do I tell my attorney about the third one? The trooper straight lied said I was doing 90. I was only doing 80 I know it’s faster than the speed limit but it sure the heck wasn’t 90! I already have my attny fighting the first 2 and they also said 90 mph. Allegedly. But reduced to a speed much... Read more »
My son was in a car accident with another party. Small accident where he rear ended the person in front of them. No one was hurt but his air bad went off. Small dent to the persons mini van. The women stated to me at the scene she was in route to a catering activity (and this wasn’t her vehicle)... Read more »
A Rhode Island attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL principle nationwide, one could sue for damages they sustained by another vehicle - that seems to be the central crux of your concerns when you ask whether her claim means anything.
Yes, you could fight the ticket on a technical basis, however if you go to trial and the office testifies that he stopped your daughter and that your daughter is one who committed the infraction, then the Court will almost always considered this technicality as a non-issue. That said, you should...Read more »
Traffic ticket issued in Rhode Island so you are under the jurisdiction and law of Rhode Island. It is recommended that you contact a Rhode Island traffic ticket attorney to discuss your matter and options----depending on the circumstances, you might be able to hire the RI attorney and he might be...Read more »
It's difficult to discern what you are asking exactly. As a RI resident, you should be able to register your vehicle in RI(and are generally required to do so). If you are going to court, bring proof of your RI registration and residence. see...Read more »
If you were moving, it's likely a moving violation. The condition of rain is another factor that an attorney would also be likely to argue depending on the conditions that you were to be in during the alleged violation. If you have had a series of infractions, you would do well to retain an...Read more »
This sounds like a case that would be benefited by the assistance of a licensed attorney to help file the appropriate motions and make the best arguments to defend against - - whatever it is you are accused of here. Discuss THOSE details in a confidential Attorney client meeting.
I made it almost through the intersection but had to slow since a truck was in front of me. A speeding car hit the extreme back of my car. I went back afterwards to look at the crash site. She should not have hit me. I was far enough out of the intersection. I think she was on her phone or... Read more »
The punishment and or fines will be directly related to the infractions you have been charged with. As you have not disclosed what the citation was issued for, it is nary impossible to discern what penalties you may be facing.
I was cited for driving on a suspended license - 2nd offense after another driver side swiped me. I wasn’t aware my license was suspended, the accident occurred in June 2018 and RI says they suspended it back in April 2016 stemming from a FTA for a traffic ticket. I understand the suspension but... Read more »
Yes. The law requires you to keep reasonable and prudent speed all the time. Of course, whether you ultimately kept a reasonable speed is up to a judge. So while the officer can issue the citation, you can contest it.
They will be best advised to be talking to their lawyer in private about the surrounding circumstances when the §31-27-9 was taken, by which mode, and under what authority as part of their confidential defense strategy. If the §31-27-9 resulted in evidence of a crime, they could be liable for...Read more »
You will have to go to whatever court originally handled the ticket- either the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal or the Municipal Court for the city/town who issued the ticket. Once you pay the ticket, you will then need to go to the DMV to pay the reinstatement of license fee ($151.50) to clear the...Read more »
I got my first speeding ticket (10mph over the speed limit) in RI. I had my license for a little over a year now with an absolute clean record, would it be worth going to the court pleading guilty and requesting for forgiveness? Thanks!
You do not qualify for the good driving record, as you need to have had your license for at least three years to be able to use the good driving statute. However, a judge may allow you to do community service or simply pay Court costs for your first ticket, so that it does not go on your driving...Read more »
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