The officer fined me $54.00 and I never knew such law existed. Parking in front of my own driveway is illegal.
Ignorance of the law is not a defense. As the saying goes. However, talk to the judge about it. She or he may waive the fine. What a pain , right ? He could have given you a warning.
If this is helpful, an Avvo "helpful" notation here would be appreciated ! Good luck !
This is not a legal opinion given the question that you posed. It is guidance based on common sense recommendations that you may choose to consider and some thoughts to help clarify the matters that you ask about. I am licensed only in the state of Texas. There are many other facts that exist or may arise that you did not express in your question in this forum that are/could be critical to providing an accurate response. Thus, the response I give is very general. I strongly suggest getting a private consultation with an attorney. That is likely to be in your best interest if you have a legal problem , question, concern, or need. Although AVVO describes this site as providing free legal advice, it is really a simple Q&A forum. The volunteer attorneys provide general answers. No specific legal advice is given here and no attorney-client relationship is established. For precise direction and legal advice, please consult in person with an attorney in your area. Be sure to bring all relevant paperwork with you. Best of luck !
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