I was driving from Orlando, FL to Snellville, GA (where my daughter live) on April 12th, 2016 with my three grandsons at the end of their Spring Break. My GPS took me off the highway and placed me on a two lane road that had no street lights. The speed limit said 55 MPH. I drove for over an hour on this two lane road and had to keep turning my high beam off and on for on-coming traffic. When I got to the first stop light on the two lane road, I stopped at the red light. When the light turn green, I turn right and was stopped by a Police Officer. He told me I was driving 54 MPH in a 35 MPH zone and gave me a ticket. I live in Texas and don't have anything on my license. I would like to fight that ticket. My court date in June 13th, 2016 at 5:00 PM in Porterdale, GA. I was told that when I go to court on June 13th, it would be to plead not guilty. Then a court date will be set. I would like to know if I can get an Attorney in Porterdale, GA to go to Court for me on June 13th. How does that work since I live in Texas. Also, what could be the outcome. Thanks.
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Yes, hire a local attorney and they may be able to resolve it for you without you having to appear.
You will need to reach out to a lawyer that handles traffic tickets. Lots of jurisdictions will allow an attorney to appear for you and enter the not guilty plea so that you do not need to come into town just for the first court date. If you're specifically looking for a lawyer in Porterdale, then just plug in something like "criminal defense lawyer" or "traffic ticket defense lawyer" in Porterdale, GA and see what pops up. For tickets like this, consultations are typically free and can be effectively done over the phone.
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