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Jon Michael Zimmerman

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  • Speeding ticket 36 in school zone 20 But signs say 20 when children are present no children abstracted view . Code 46.61.440

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    Jon’s Answer

    Speeding in a school zone is a moving violation that affects a driver's insurance and their driving privilege. In addition, judges in Washington State may not reduce the fine of a school zone ticket; however, a skilled and experienced attorney who deals with speeding tickets and other moving violations can help to try to get the case from ever appearing on your driving record.

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  • I was cited by a traffic camera for allegedly speeding, but I know that my wife and I did not commit the violation.

    We were driving on a road when a car came speeding up behind us. We moved to the far right lane to allow the car to speed around us, and not a couple of seconds later, we passed the camera, and the camera captured our license plate since we were c...

    Jon’s Answer

    Traffic cameras in many areas are in effect 24/7. If speed is the issue you wish to challenge, then contest the ticket. You always have the right to see the city's evidence against you and challenge such evidence in court.

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  • Speeding ticket w/ probationary license?

    I received a speeding ticket for going 5 mph over the speed limit (officer claims I was going 10-12 over but said he did me a favor and wrote me one for 5). I am on a probationary license from a dui back in 2010. I'm 21 w/ nothing over than the ...

    Jon’s Answer

    It depends on all of the reasons for the probationary license. You should consult an attorney who understands traffic offenses in order to review all your options.

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  • How can I have my speeding ticket dismissed?

    I got a speeding ticket this morning going 37 on a 25 MPH zone (I honestly didn't even notice any speed signs). I just moved to the area and apparently got clocked as soon as I got out of my drive way. I told the officer that I hadn't noticed any ...

    Jon’s Answer

    Hire an attorney experienced at fighting tickets in Lynnwood so that you can come up with a defense.

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  • Copy of a ticket doesn't show the court stamp/file date

    I have a court date coming up for a speeding ticket. I just received the discovery and I noticed that all of the docuements in it, such as the copy of the ticket and the officer's sworn statement, do not have the stamp with the date in which it wa...

    Jon’s Answer

    A stamp is not a requirement; however, there should always be more than one copy of a ticket available. Some tickets are electronic, however, so you could have unlimited copies of those; other tickets are handwritten, and the number of copies is limited.

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  • Expired calibration?

    I am going to court for a speeding ticket and I noticed something on the WSP site for the laser certification: https://fortress.wa.gov/wsp/smdsearch/Display/CertificationPrint/1838 While the ticket was just a few months ago, it shows it is a va...

    Jon’s Answer

    It doesn't sound like a valid argument because you don't seem to understand the standards used part. You have to understand how these documents work otherwise it's hard to use them effectively. If you have a speeding ticket, consider getting an experienced traffic attorney to help you keep this off your record.

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  • What happens when i get a speeding ticket at 17

    Today i got a speeding ticket going 50 in a 35.. i was 4 feet away from the 55 sign. The officer said i will recieve a letter in the mail on when to appear in court. .. I live in ohio. what is going to happen? I have an underage consumption on my ...

    Jon’s Answer

    You should contact a local traffic ticket attorney because a 50 in a 35 is a moving violation that affects the driving privilege and your insurance premiums, AND because you are young and in many states, young drivers face additional penalties. You should contact an Ohio attorney to find out what those penalties are. Good luck.

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  • Traffic Tickets and your rights ? DOL notified me of failing to pay , appear comply with citation.

    What can you do if you never got the ticket . Never were given the option to contest until after it was adjudicated and i'm sure it had to be signed under penalty of perjury . I have not seen the actual ti...

    Jon’s Answer

    If you never received the ticket in the mail, and you received a notification from DOL that you failed to appear, failed to pay, or failed to respond, then you should contact the court in the notice to see how you can set aside the default and get a contested hearing. You should consult a traffic ticket attorney to see if the underlying cause--the type of ticket for which you were cited--is worth fighting.

    I would not go to the court and this is not a DOL hearing. It is a notice that a ticket is in default and that your license is going to get suspended if you don't get the hold on your license removed.

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  • How badly does a trooper have to fill out a ticket before I can get out of the ticket?

    Where Last Name is listed, she put none. Where CDL is listed she put no. I have both of these and that information is on my license. I live in ND and got ticketed in WA.

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    You'll probably still have to fight it in court. You can try to contest by mail, but in my experience most people are not successful in contesting by mail and by doing so, you waive a lot of your rights.

    It is unusual to not have a last name (unless you are the artist formerly known as Prince) and no license number. Not having a CDL checked is unimportant. Once issued a ticket, however, you still need to follow the directions on the ticket for responding. Since you live in ND, it will be difficult for you to contest this ticket without the help of an attorney who deals with traffic offenses.

    Feel free to give us a call for a free consultation.

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