Do not try to do it on your own. It is always worth consulting a local attorney who knows the courts, rules and the law. Contact an attorney who deals with traffic tickets or criminal matters.
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If you spend a couple hundred bucks for a local traffic court lawyer, your chances of a successful resolution increase exponentially.
Yes, your best option is to get a lawyer who can assist you resolve the issue. Good luck.
If you go into Court without counsel, it is likely that you will be found guilty of a moving violation that will adversely affect your driving record. there will be a fine and court costs assessed. Did you have liability coverage for the vehicle you were driving? If you are convicted of that, your license to drive can be affected. i would recommend you get an appointment with Edward Battitori, an attorney in Pittsburg, Kansas, to discuss this in more detail. Tell him that I recommended you to him.