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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Traffic Tickets for West Virginia on
Q: If u don't pay off your tickets by time you file taxes won't they automatically be taken from the tax money? When u file

I believe i was told by the court house that if couldnt finish paying tickets by tax time then it would come out of tax return Im just wondering if they take care of it when you file or when the money comes

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn answered on Feb 13, 2020

The state can't intercept your federal refund. West Virginia will offset your state refund if you have unpaid fines. They have to send you a letter and then wait 90 days. They're supposed to anyway. They take out an extra $25 for their troubles. If this is a concern I would file an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for West Virginia on
Q: If you are turning from a public road to a private one who has the right of way??
Harley Wagner
Harley Wagner answered on Oct 2, 2018

At any intersection, the same rules under WV law apply. Your question did not indicate if the person turning was turning left or right. However, if turning left, that motorist must yield to oncoming traffic before executing the turn.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for West Virginia on
Q: In WV is it legal to drive over a sidewalk with a yellow line to park in a parking place?
D. Michael Burke Esq
D. Michael Burke Esq answered on Dec 12, 2017

Probably not, but it is difficult to say because I don't have enough information. Did the driver drive clear across the sidewalk to reach an empty parking space in a parking lot? Or did the driver inadvertently drive one tire over the edge of a curb while parallel parking? Without more facts,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for West Virginia on
Q: What is the best way to fight a out of state traffic ticket?

About two weeks ago my father was involved in a minor out of state accident in WV during a merge lane situation. His semi truck trailer was hit by a passanger vehicle when the motorist tried to get ahead of him and clipped his trailer at about the halfway point. Initially when the parties pulled... Read more »

Brandon K. Davis
Brandon K. Davis answered on Jun 5, 2017

You should contact an attorney in the county in WV where this accident occurred to discuss representation for your father. Due to his CDL privileges, it is important that the offense does not end up on his record. An attorney may be able to fight the ticket or attempt to have it amended to a... Read more »

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