If charged with violating ga code 40-5-121 , can the charge be dropped if a valid license is produced in court per ga 40-5-20

Asked 10 months ago - Marietta, GA

License suspension was the result of administrative supsension for a failure to appear on traffic ticket. I have cleared up the failure to appear and paid the fine . After arrest 10/8 the license was reinstated by paying fine on 10/9/2013 .Charge is with Cobb County court of Georgia

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  1. William Travis Towe

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    Answered . 40-5-29 or if such person produces in court a valid driver's license issued by this state to such person, he or she shall not be guilty of such offenses..

    Just show it in open court.

    Law Firm of W. Travis Towe. Mr. Towe is a DUI / criminal defense attorney and practices in several metro-Atlanta... more
  2. Katie Ann Brewington

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    Answered . It will be up to the District Attorney.

  3. Ian Zimmerman

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    Answered . Speak with the solicitor or DA. Being arrested for a suspended license while having a suspended license changes the situation. Paying the fine won't correct the second violation. In fact, you may have a secondary suspension on your record. You really need to consult a lawyer.

  4. James Lawrence Yeargan Jr.

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    Answered . They are no longer required to reduce the charge anymore when you present with a valid license, but they usually do. If they give you a hard time about it reset your case, hire a lawyer, go back to court, and let your lawyer take care of it.

    James L. Yeargan, Jr. is licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia. All information given is based only on... more

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