Generally, its a good idea to try to get these tickets reduced. While usually you would not get hurt by fighting the tickets, to know for sure, you would need to consult with an attorney that is familiar with that particular court. All courts handle their tickets differently however having handled thousands of tickets in Nassau and Suffolk County, NY, I have never seen a judge impound a vehicle in your situation. Thats something the police do. With regard to the ACOD, If the ACOD was granted in...
I am sorry to hear about what happened to your daughter. I know a number of Medical Malpractice attorneys that would be happy to discuss your case with you. You can reach me at (631) 666-3300. Gary S. Miller, Esq.
As a followup to responses of my colleagues It is a good idea to have a cerified transcript of disposition from the court showing the charge has been resolved in case the computer at the border shows the case as still pending.
Writing a letter to the judge after you have already plead guilty and have been sentenced on a petit larceny is probably not going to do it. You need to speak to an attorney who is familiar with that court.
It would have been best to have retained an attorney. Even though unlawful posession of marajuana is a violation, not a misedemeanor, it still is best not to have a drug violation on your record. While you can retain an attorney to attempt to vacate the plea and negotaite a different resolution, it will probably cost a lot more now in legal fees than had you hired an attorney before you plead.