I was picking up a friend at the airport and i had to stop my car to call her to ask where she was. I parked my car in a no parking zone for less the 3 minutes. My phone says i made the call at 12:03 and my ticket was made out at 12:03. I was about to drive away before someone gave me a ticket. He wasn't a police officer either. He was the cities tow truck. Do i need to pay this ticket ?
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Yes your car was illegally parked, per your own statement of facts
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Yes, you need to pay the ticket. Parking for just a few minutes is not an excuse. The people who give out parking tickets are not generally police officers.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Yes you need to pay the parking ticket.