I got a seat belt violation ticket. I asked for a trial. What happens if I don't show for the trial?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Brooklyn, NY

what if I just went ahead and pay for the ticket weeks for the trial. What happens to the trial that was set?

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Michael J Palumbo


    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Your license is suspended and you are default convicted.

  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . You lose on default.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  3. Jeffrey Jose Estrella

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . You lose on default and face possible court costs and license issues, maybe suspension.

    Confer with local counsel.
    Hire a lawyer to protect your legal rights.
    Jeffrey J. Estrella, Esq.
    Licensed Attorney and Counsellor At Law/Abogado y Licensiado
    Licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut
    The Estrella Law Firm, P.C.
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