I have been summoned to attend the magistrates court in leamington spa for driving 75mph in a 40mph variable motorway speed limit (do not recall this but I have).I have no previous convictions of any kind.What options do I have?If i plead guilty my summons states the court will consider giving a lower penalty.How do I plead guilty early? Will I still need to attend court and if so will I need a solicitor?
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Thanks for your question. Please remember to rate my answer SMILEY FACE OR ABOVE so that I am credited for my time.You should be able to do it by post if you were given the option.If not you will have to attend and enter a plea - counts as early.You are likely to get 6 points OR disqualified for 7-56 days.If this is your first offence then you are likely to get 6 points.You may be able to instruct a Solicitor at Court on the day. Please remember to click *** SMILEY FACE *** or above so that I am credited for my time. The question does not close and you can ask follow ups. Important: If you feel the need to rate as one of the lower two scores, it counts as negative feedback so please reply to me via the REPLY with any further questions you may have. I will be happy to assist you further.
when you say instruct a solicitor on the day what exactly will they do?
They can mitigate on your behalf.But you will probably get points rather than a ban. Please remember to click *** SMILEY FACE *** or above so that I am credited for my time. The question does not close and you can ask follow ups. Important: If you feel the need to rate as one of the lower two scores, it counts as negative feedback so please reply to me via the REPLY with any further questions you may have. I will be happy to assist you further.
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