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Daniel Scott Moffatt

Orange Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. What are the chances that my lawyer can leverage this fact and be able to have the case reduced or dismissed??

    Answered 6 months ago.

    1. Michael Jon Fremont
    2. Greg Thomas Hill
    3. John David Rogers
    4. Michael James Kennedy
    5. Julia E. Simmons
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    6 lawyer answers

    You asked what are the chances that the lawyer can use the DMV hearing to get your case reduced or dismissed at court. Well, unfortunately one case is NOT dependent on the other. The facts are the same and your attorney can run a motion in court where he can use the statements that the officer used at the DMV hearing and try to get your case dismissed. However, the judge can independently rule on the facts of the case to determine if there was sufficient evidence to stop your vehicle. If...

  2. Will I be put on probation?

    Answered 6 months ago.

    1. Arnold William Gross
    2. Greg Thomas Hill
    3. Daniel Scott Moffatt
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    Yes, it is possible that the judge could remand you into custody and have you drug tested. Your best bet is to hire an experienced attorney and be honest with him or her. The goal of juvenile court is reformation and not punishment. However, if your behavior continues when you are 18, then the path you are on is going to be a difficult one. Best of Luck.

  3. Visiting SD from Va..cited for driviing with no seat belt on 101 near Encinetas. Options??

    Answered 6 months ago.

    1. Jay Scott Finnecy
    2. Arnold William Gross
    3. Jennifer J Wirsching
    4. Daniel Scott Moffatt
    5. Andrew Stephen Roberts
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    Hello , Without more information, you could just pay the fine by mail. However, you could hire an experienced defense attorney who specializes in this area who might be able to win your case for you. If there were any witnesses or other evidence to show that you were wearing your seatbelt at the time of the ticket, then that could be used at trial.