Is it a defense to get traffic ticket dismissed if the cop did not write statute number on ticket?

Asked over 1 year ago - Chicago, IL

Is it a defense to get traffic ticket dismissed if the cop did not write statute number on ticket?

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  1. Raymond George Wigell

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    Answered . No the ticket acts as a notice and can be amended to include ordinance or statutory reference.

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  2. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . No, the above citation could be amended by the municipal, village or state attorney assigned to that court room to proceed with the case.

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  3. David Scott Olshansky

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    Answered . Under some circumstances it can be a technical defense and lead to a dismissal.

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