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need some advice on what to do

i got pulled over last weekend and i got two tickets one for no insurance on me ( i have full coverage and it will be dropped) and another ticket for loud music.. and the ticket for loud music is a criminal ticket so there for it will be on my background .... i need to get a lawyer byt i have talked to a couple of them and im wondering if i should try to fight it my self. i have only a seat belt ticket like 4 years ago that i paid other then that my driving record and background are clean... what should i do? pay 1000 dollars for a lawyer or zero and do it myself? didnt know what to put this under so i just did money and work...

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firstimemomm603

Asked by firstimemomm603 at 12:48 AM on Sep. 11, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • hire a ticket attorney most def.
    1stimeMomover30

    Answer by 1stimeMomover30 at 12:53 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • It's always best to hire an attorney.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:54 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • i guess i cant get over the fact of what if i loose with an attorney and have to pay 1000 dollars to them plus still get found guilty..then it would be even more..
    firstimemomm603

    Comment by firstimemomm603 (original poster) at 12:57 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • Most lawyers operate now, that they don't collect unless you win. And are you sure it's going to be a 1,000 to pay them??? That seems like a LOT for traffic tickets.

    Ks_mom94

    Answer by Ks_mom94 at 1:54 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • yes it is because it is a criminal case. for music i know it is stupied but that is the laws here i guess
    firstimemomm603

    Comment by firstimemomm603 (original poster) at 2:00 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • If you were playing your music too loud, why not just accept the consequences of not following the law? And why will your insurance be dropped? Providing proof of insurance coverage on the day you got the ticket should be enough evidence to get that ticket dropped. The insurance company can document you were covered on that day, even if they drop the coverage the next day.
    Dr.Donna

    Answer by Dr.Donna at 7:45 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • What will the punishment be if you plead guilty? What have others been able to have it reduced to if they plead not guilty or otherwise have the ticket reduced or thrown out?

    If the difference between the two is significant to you, then get the lawyer. Good luck!!! I hope it works out for you.
    science_spot

    Answer by science_spot at 8:13 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • There is a plan called ID Secure Net Plus and it might help you. With the plan there are free and DEEPLY discounted legal services plus other services. It is really a great plan to have because you never know when stuff like this will happen. And there isn't a contract so you could always just cancel it when you are done if you don't want to keep it. It has ID theft protection and roadside assistance as well though, we LOVE it. It's only $19.95/mth so really cheap

    ChristinaAtHome

    Answer by ChristinaAtHome at 9:01 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • Im a legal broker,(LICENSED) I would not recommend ID Secure NEt, the Firms have bad rating on the BBB!!!!! They do not deliver, not worth the hassle!  http://www.bbb.org/south-east-florida/business-reviews/medical-service-plans/saturday-holdings-in-sunrise-fl-92006332


     


    They are SOOOOOOOO BAD THEY CHANGE NAMES UP ALL THE TIME!!




     

    IraqiVetWife

    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 9:50 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

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    IraqiVetWife

    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 9:51 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

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