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Scott E. Feifer
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  • It was a stormy nite tonight. Needed to run into store for milk and pick up my elder neighbor who called me from supermarket..

    parked in handicapped spot , I was l0 min and there were 5 spots open. Came out to a $250 ticket. I cannot afford this. I realize I shld not have but did. If I plea guilty with explanation and go to court is their a possibility the fee would ...

    Scott’s Answer

    Depends on the court but some courts might be willing to cut the fine if you contest it and are given an opportunity to be heard and/or negotiate with a prosecutor.

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  • My brother has a warrant for traffic tickets he owes. Will this affect his citizenship application?

    His driver license is suspended and he wants to apply to become a citizen of the US.

    Scott’s Answer

    I would certainly clear up anything that may be an issue. I've seen open and timely matters get in the way of immigration applications so certainly delinquencies/suspensions/warrants can be an issue. I would also consult with an immigration lawyer...

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  • I have a drivers license suspension in New York state for failure to appear for a traffic ticket. How much does it cost to fix?

    I was cited for crossing across a HOV boundary but didn't receive the ticket for over a year at which point I was no longer at my former address. I only found out about the warrant when I was ticketed in Wisconsin for speeding. I would like to get...

    Scott’s Answer

    If you'd like to sort it out yourself, you'll need to contact the particular court or agency involved. If it was Brooklyn, it's the TVB (you can try to find the case information here: http://www.dmv.ny.gov/PleadandPay/default.html)

    If you can't find what you need or would like some help, you can always give us a call.

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  • Can a 17 year old that lives in missouri move out without parent permission?

    Please awnser.

    Scott’s Answer

    Moving violation has to do with traffic tickets...you may want to expand your question to include family lawyers...

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  • Hi, Will my insurance go up for a failure to obey a traffic device in NY state?

    I was caught doing 46 ina 30, and the cop cited me for failure to obey a traffic device. It is my first ticket, and I'm under my parent's insurance. I pleaded guilty as I was scared and didn't want to let my parents know, and I will pay the fine. ...

    Scott’s Answer

    Where you live, your age, the policy, the insurer, car you are driving...all are part of the equation along with your driving history. There's no way to know exactly what may happen to your insurance, except to say that convictions won't be good for it (speeding worse than the disobey a traffic device) and the defensive driving class may help offset to some extent any damage done by convictions.

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  • I have a ticket for driving while revoked and failure to stop. I missed both my court dates. . What should i do?

    I went to court for the failure to stop but failed to pay the fines, then a few months later i got caught driving and received the driving while suspended. Now i have 2 fta's .

    Scott’s Answer

    Which state is this in?

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  • My drivers license was suspended for non-payment of a judgment when I was a minor. How do I get it reinstated?

    This incident occurred when I was 14 and didn't have a license. We did not have insurance and the other vehicle was totaled. The judgment was against myself and my mother. This occurred in 1996 and the judgment was filed in 1997 against my mother...

    Scott’s Answer

    I'm in a different state, but chances are you'll need to pay or see if the court has some option for amnesty or a payment plan. The SOL has nothing to do with it--you owe money and the debt doesn't go away because you haven't paid it yet. SOL has to do with the time to prosecute and you apparently were within one year.

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  • Change of venue for Oregon Traffic Ticket?

    I live in a small town called Ashland in Oregon. I recently received a speeding ticket while in Ashland by an officer from Central Point (same county), so the court I need to appear at is in Central Point as well. There is also a municipal court...

    Scott’s Answer

    I practice in NY, but I can tell you that if the rules in Oregon allow for the case to be heard in Central Point then it will probably stay there. You may just want to call the court and at least ask if it's possible and if so how--it can't hurt to ask.

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  • If a ticket is dismissed do I still have to pay the suspension I had on that ticket?

    I had 2 tickets in court for no inspection and driving without a license. I got suspended on both of the tickets and when I went to court one of the tickets got dismissed. The clerk made me pay for 2 suspensions and I said how when one of the tick...

    Scott’s Answer

    Suspensions that kick in on tickets prior to a final decision (for example, you answered the ticket late) still must be officially "terminated" at some point regardless of the final outcome of the case. The termination is the $70 fee. Yes, you still must pay.

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