My name is ***** ***** I'd be happy to answer your questions today. I'm sorry to hear that this happened.
These are pretty serious tickets. No insurance isn't like a speeding ticket - it's a misdemeanor
. Driving without insurance is a 4-point offense. The judge has discretion to sentence
him to up to 15 days in jail and suspend his license, on top of the fine. So, it will not only go on his insurance if he pleads guilty and pays, it mean he's not able to drive. This is absolutely not the best option. What he needs to do is show proof of insurance.
If you can get the registered and send him to court
with proof of registration, inspection, and insurance, it could save him a thousand dollars or more in the long run (since his insurance will increase dramatically if he gets 4 points), depending on what county you live in. The court will usually drastically reduce fines once the problems with the vehicle are corrected.
His other option is to ask the judge to appoint an attorney for him at no cost when he goes to court. An attorney may be able to help him reduce the penalties associated with driving an uninsured vehicle. Because of the possibility that he could serve time in jail, if he cannot afford a lawyer, the judge will appoint one at no charge.
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