Can a speeding ticket be voided due to officers mistake?

I got pulled over and got a speeding ticket, the cop signed the ticket but failed to put a checkmark in the box that certifies me receiving it. Can i just act like nothing happened?

Vero Beach, FL -

Attorney Answers (4)

Jimmie David Gentle

Jimmie David Gentle

Criminal Defense Attorney - Orlando, FL
Answered

You don't ever want to be passive when it comes to your license or court. Doing nothing is usually not a good idea. Consult with an experienced attorney that handles traffic tickets. They will help you get the best possible outcome.

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Robert Jason De Groot

Robert Jason De Groot

Criminal Defense Attorney - Deltona, FL
Answered

Usually not, but can be used to your advantage sometimes.

R. Jason de Groot, Esq., 386-337-8239
Gregg R. Brennan

Gregg R. Brennan

Criminal Defense Attorney - Summerfield, FL
Answered

If you signed the ticket, that certifies that you received it and are aware of it, whether the officer put a checkmark in the box or not. DO NOT act like nothing happened because if you fail to address this matter you'll wind up with a suspended license and that will create a whole bunch of other issues for you.

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James M. Osak

James M. Osak

Speeding / Traffic Ticket Lawyer - Madison Heights, MI
Answered

Yeah. Just forget about it.
And when you're arrested for driving w/o
your license just tell them "nothing happened."
Then YOU'LL SEE what happens.

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