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I was in a traffic accident last November 14th. I was

I was in a traffic accident last November 14th. I was driving to work early in the am around 5:30 and it was dark. I did not see a motorcycle driver and I sideswiped him. I looked in all three directions and did not see a headlamp or anything before turning on a red light-this is legal in CO. I was given a ticket for "careless driving causing bodily injury". The gentleman had a broken toe and road rash and was back at work the next day. My insurance company has paid his cycle and are now working with his lawyer to settle his medical bills. I went to my hearing this past Monday and the DA would not even really speak to me, he said he had to speak to the gentleman I hit due to the Victim's Advocacy Law. I was rescheduled for April 7th. The paper work I received stated that the maximum penalty I could receive would be 1000.00 fine and a year in jail. I know I was at fault but this was a true, honest accident. I am 64 yrs old have only received one driving ticket in my time for speeding about 10-12 yrs ago. I have never been involved with the law until now. I can handle the fine but thinking about going to jail is causing me immense fear. What are the chances do you think that I will be jailed?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Lakewood, ColoradoJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: Yes, I went to court this past Monday the 13th of Feb but it was rescheduled to the 7th of April so that the DA may speak with the gentleman I hit.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No Pearl thank you so much!

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My wife accidently missed her court date. It was scheduled

My wife accidently missed her court date. It was scheduled for this morning at 10:30 but she didn't see the email stating her reschedule time until 11:00. She contacted the clerk to try and explain, but they say it's up to the judge. What should my wife do?JA: What state is this in? And do you have a reliable court contact?Customer: GA. No we have the clerks number we were told to call.JA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: I guess? We'really not sure. It depends on what the judge saysJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She has had no previous problems and she showed up for her first court date when we asked for it to be rescheduled

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I got a criminal traffic speeding ticket on highway. I was

I got a criminal traffic speeding ticket on highway. I was caught at 88mph on 65mph limit in Scottsdale, Az. I have court date on Feb 22. What can I do? What ll happen if i plead guilty? Should i hire a lawyer? Can that help in some way?

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EZ Pass violations! Tried calling today and didn't get very

EZ Pass violations! Tried calling today and didn't get very far.JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VAJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: 7 violations from 3/28 - 4/6 - so there wasn't even time to notify yes, the letters were going to my parents house and I wasn't awareJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of

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Requesting Law Educator, Esq. According to this what would

Requesting Law Educator, Esq.According to this what would an estimate of end result for my case would you think?Fairness, Reasonableness, and AdequacyTo evaluate the settlement's fairness, the court must consider “the strength of plaintiffs' case compared to the amount of defendants' settlement offer, an assessment of the likely complexity, length and expense of the litigation, an evaluation of the amount of opposition to settlement among affected parties, the opinion of competent counsel, and the stage of the proceedings and the amount of discovery completed at the time of settlement.” Synfuel Techs., Inc. v. DHL Express (USA), Inc., 463 F.3d 646, 653 (7th Cir. 2006) (internal quotation marks omitted). Applying these factors from Synfuel, and after assessing the settlement for the possibility of collusion, Eubank, 753 F.3d at 721, the court concludes that the settlement is “fair, reasonable, and adequate” and therefore that it satisfies Rule 23(e)(3)

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Law Educator, Esq. (ONLY) (This is the regular) (On United

Law Educator, Esq. (ONLY)(This is the regular) (On United State district Court Proposed Complaint)If I decide to file bankruptcy on this case, I know all the cases will stop. Will I still be able to file a complaint in the USDC on the Court's violations of my right to due process and what it has caused me including forcing me to file bankruptcy?

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Do you have time? I hold a NY driving driving license, but I

Hi, do you have time?JA: What state was the citation in? And have you consulted a local attorney?Customer: I hold a NY driving driving license, but I got a ticket in NJ.JA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: Yes, but I missed it this morning.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This is an Avoiding Traffic Control Signal Or Sign ticket.

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After noticing highway patrol turning behind my I set cruise

after noticing highway patrol turning behind my I set cruise car took off done this twice. I was pulled over searched & then given a speeding ticket can I bring enough doubt to prove I was not speeding. 12-30-16 date of ticketJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: Yes to plea my caseJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am a cripple with spine & hip replacement. Officer wanted so badly to find DUI charge to which was none, Just very sore cripple driving for hours

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I attended traffic school 17 months ago because I got a

I attended traffic school 17 months ago because I got a traffic ticket because I did not completely stop to go to the right, today I was driving and so the yellow light but the car behind me was coming so I did not what yo do , got nervous and passed, in that moment , 3 feet into the yellow light it became red and got a picture! A saw the flags, I am so worried not only for the money but for the point

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