Got a speeding ticket in May. 34 years old. First ever ticket. Mom said she'd added me to her policy cuz I moved home to care for her. (Stage 4 cancer)Didnt have an insurance card on me, but she said it was good and I assumed the fancy police scanners know if you're uninsured. Paid the super high ticket online and then life got heavy I spent a week in the ER due to heart problems and bleeding ulcers. Week later my stepdad had a massive stroke. Paralyzed on his entire left side. They didnt know if he'd make it. Still taking Mom to her treatments in Cleveland, they hope for 6 months. Three weeks ago I find my mom covered in a rash and burning up. Spent night in ER and on my way home was pulled over the next night. License had been suspended for months. AND, Mom totally spaced the insurance. We never even check the mail cuz its so many medical bills. I wasn't expecting anything. i am the worlds most unfit daughter.Judge told me to plead not guilty get insurance, pay reinstatement, come back tokrrkw. Did the things but then a fax from Cbus terrified me..Had to add sr-22,reg priv suspended,non compliance susp,license susp June 22 indef. No one will help me and Cbus won't answer.
Step #1 - Chill-out. You have a traffic court case ahead of you, not a torture session. About a few billion have been there before you, and they've all survived traffic court, and so will you.
Step #2 - I understand that you're not a lawyer, so reading legalese-type statutes can be difficult, but give section (L) of this statute (http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4509.101v1) a try.
It's basically a "forgive me for not having auto insurance coverage at that time, but I have a good excuse" plea to the Ohio BMV. You having a discussion with you Mom that she was adding you to her insurance and you genuinely believing that seems like a genuine & fair mistake for not having auto insurance coverage.
Draft-up a letter, somewhat like this inquiry you've written, and send it to the Ohio BMV. Do it he right way, and I'll be they dismiss/cancel your non-compliance suspension (and reinstatement fee and SR22 requirement).
As for court, don't resolve you case until you get the BMV to remove the non-compliance suspension from your driving record. That should make your new DUS case go away.
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