Hi three of my friends and I had been driving from our home town in NJ to Montreal, When it had been my turn to drive i had driven by a a pulled over the officer pulls out behind me and stated he had me going 86 in a 65 when i truly felt i had not been doing more then 80. he was very rude and when i had attempted to ask questions regarding the ticket he told me He couldn't answer them and had to pull over more cars. i was wondering what i can do to get this 6 point ticket hopefully knocked down and if possible without driving 5 hours to do so thank you in advance ( I am also 18 years old never received a ticket before i will be 19 in one week)
Hire a local Traffic Court lawyer to appear for you and try to work out a favorable disposition.
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A local traffic ticket lawyer can appear for you, in most cases without you being required to actually go to court in person. An experienced traffic ticket lawyer should be able resolve this favorably for you. Of course your driving record/history plays a large part in what sort of resolution the prosecutor may be willing to accept. The money spent on legal fees will serve you well, especially considering that you are a 5 hour drive one way to the court. Good luck.
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Hiring a local traffic lawyer is the only thing you can really do.
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