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  • Will speeding ticket in NY add points to CT driving record?

    Will NY points carry over to CT driving license? Will violation carry over to CT driving record?

    Saralyn’s Answer

    If you plead guilty or are convicted of a speeding ticket in another state, the state where you got the ticket may report it to the Dept of Driver Services in your home state. If they do, then you would be assessed points based on how your home state handles a ticket for that speed.

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  • Wife moved out of state and took most of her stuff and then told me she wanted a divorce .can I donate what she left

    Or may I throw it away since she abandon the marriage and took 90 percent of what was here and all her cloths we had planned on saving money so we put 700 back for her mamas to keep she also took it when she left what to do

    Saralyn’s Answer

    No. You can box it up and store it somewhere if you don't want to look at it but you cannot get rid of it yet unless she gives you express permission in writing. Otherwise, you could be on the hook for it later on in the proceedings.

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  • My speeding ticket for going 61 in a 45 only got reduced to 59 in a 45. Why was I offered such a horrible plea?

    My speeding ticket for going 61 in a 45 only got reduced to 59 in a 45. Why was I offered such a horrible plea? Now my insurance is gonna go up.

    Saralyn’s Answer

    Was this ticket in NC? If so, then yes you will get points on your license for 14 over. However by reducing the speed below 15 over, they saved you from getting a 30 day license suspension so maybe it wasn't so bad after all. Since you have already pled, the best thing to do is contact the DMV and ask if you can attend a Driver Improvement Clinic to have the points removed from your record.

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  • I got a ticket for going 89 in a 55 zone what should I do? Plead nolo or talk to the DA about a reduction and pay the fine.

    I was on i20 and it was raining.

    Saralyn’s Answer

    A nolo contendre plea will save you points on your license but it will not exempt you from the citation fine (which at 34 mph over speed limit will likely be several hundred dollars) nor will it exempt you from the super speeder penalty, which is an additional $200. An experienced speeding ticket attorney can negotiate with the prosecutor on your behalf and spot any issues that could be used to your advantage in that negotiation. However, if you want to handle it yourself, you should definitely talk to the prosecutor and see what they are willing to do. If you offer to take a safe driving class or even do a few hours of community service, they may drop the speed below the super speeder threshold and still let you enter a nolo plea. That would save you the points and the $200.

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