The ticket says for using a mobile device. the detailed report from cell carrier shown no calls or txt activity from 30 minutes until a couple of hours after the time ticket was gotten. I hold a FL CDl. SHould i go to court and fight this or just pay the ticket? Thanks in advance. Ticket is for Mcintsh CO, GA.
Since the ticket was issued in GA, I suggest reposting your question for GA attorneys by putting your location as GA and not FL. And, you can use Avvo Find a Lawyer feature to locate local counsel in that area of Georgia that is familiar with possible outcomes in their local courts. In general, most states participate in agreements where the outcome of a ticket in one state will affect the license in another. Best regards.
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Yours is not a question of Florida law; it is a GA law question.
You should re-post it and lost "McIntosh, GA" instead of "Jacksonville, FL" as your location such that GA lawyers see and respond.
That said, in my opinion, the best defense for any traffic citation anywhere is to hire a local traffic ticket lawyer. I can't speak to the McIntosh, GA area per se but in Miami, Fl, where I have been a practicing criminal defense lawyer for nearly a quarter of a century, there are many skilled and experienced traffic lawyers who know the law, the procedure, the Judge and probably the cop. In short you will almost certainly get both competent representation and a better result for a relatively small fee / investment.
I hope that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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This should be asked towards a GA attorney. I can tell you that most states will have reciprocal penalties. Since you have a CDL, it is even more important to fight this. Get an attorney from that area, and you may not have to go to court.
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