if you choose to go without counsel.. show up at the trial and request to speak to the officer if he shows up. You can explain to him at that point and respectfully request him to amend the charge to a non-point violation. Obviously, obtaining counsel would probably be beneficial, but you can certainly do this on your own. Good luck!
You should be eligible for traffic school to avoid a point and keep your driving record clean. You can ask the judge and the officer at court for a lower fine in exchange for a no contest plea. Best case scenario, the officer won't show up and you get a dismissal.
You have to speak to officer at trial and pray! Ask for a 38300. This is a non point moving violation. Maybe he won't show!! Good luck.
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