Tell the judge that you did not see the sign where the speed limit suddenly dropped down to 30 mph, then apologize and ask for a reduction in the ticket. The judges understand that you simply may not have seen the sign and that speed limits can drop dramatically, especially in small towns and municipalities. Its not bad in the case of a speeding ticket to acknowledge the mistake and ask the court for a reduction.
This is a very important question, here is the answer. If she pleads to a reckless driving then the charge will only go on her driving record, not a criminal record. She cannot plead to a DUI because she will have a criminal record and may not get licensed. A DUI is a charge that goes on a criminal record but a reckless driving charge is just a driving offense that carries 6 points against her drivers license but will not affect her getting licensed as a nurse. The best result would be a...
I am a DUI lawyer in South Carolina. Contrary to popular belief, it is NOT illegal to drink and and drive in the State of South Carolina. It IS ILLEGAL to be above the legal limit of .08 when you drive. Let me be clear and say that It is never a good idea to drink and drive at any time, but it is only illegal if you are above the legal limit.
It is unwise to leave a home as an underaged person. If you are being abused in your home, contact social services, however if you are leaving to satisfy your love interest it will lead you to despair. Talk with a counselor, church member, teacher and/or adult (35 or older) about your concerns. I am sure you will find leaving is not the right or legal thing to do.