Hi. My license was suspended a while back in Mississippi for unpaid tickets that I couldn't afford. I was wanting to know if there was a way that I could do something like pay on it and get a license back to drive to work with while paying on it until my fines are payed off? Thank you!
If your license is suspended for failure to pay for traffic tickets, I know of no way to force a police department, sheriff's department or the highway patrol to release the hold on your speeding tickets by making a partial payment on the outstanding tickets and setting up a payment plan. However, that does not mean that the governmental entity that is owed for the tickets will not agree to release the hold upon a partial payment, but that agreement would have to be worked out with the city, county or the state of Mississippi prior to making the initial payment.
If you owe tickets to more than one entity, then that is going to make you chance of getting a deal much more difficult. Why would the city of Senatobia's police department agree to release the hold because you paid a payment to Tate County on tickets issued by the sheriff's department.
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Call the court and ask them this question. Maybe they will release the hold on your license if you cut a deal. Maybe you can do community service for part of the fine. Call the court and or a local attorney who does traffic law.
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The reason they put a hold on your license is to get you to take care of the tickets. Call an attorney that works in the county of the tickets and he/she will know exactly what you can do.
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