I was going 71 in a 50 on my way home from filling out paperwork for my job and I was pulled over in Warren County but I live in Clinton County, and my court date hasn't be determined yet. I'm 16 and this is my first ever ticket.
Many of the courts offer a program for first offenders to keep their records clean. If you get to court and find out that your court does not offer that program, you should ask for time to hire an attorney to help you. Also, if you did not have insurance on the car that you were driving, you need an attorney. Hope this helps.
As a juvenile, you are subject to a different set of rules than an adult. Namely the court has the discretion to subject you to: A) a fine, B) a license suspension, C) Probation. Should you then receive another citation prior to turning 18, the punishments increase. So, for not only punishment under the Statute reasons, but for insurance reasons as well, making sure to adequately address this matter is paramount.
Unless you retain an attorney it is highly likely you will lose your license. Your charge will most likely be sent to the Clinton County Juvenile Court since that is the county in which you reside. I have worked handled multiple cases in Clinton County and Warren County Juvenile Court's and in my experience having a good attorney can be the difference of you keeping your license or not. I would suggest retaining an attorney now who can start talking to the prosecutor before the charges are officially filed and try to keep you safe from the license suspension. Good luck.
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