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Dear customer, my name is***** solicitor, thank you for using Just Answer, I will assist with your question today. Please allow me a few moments to review your post and I will respond accordingly.Kind regardsJohn Melis
Dear customer, in relation to your important matter, parking fines are called a direct liability offence. In your particular circumstance, if you did park in the incorrect location, you are correct by saying that you should admit the offence to the court. Where you are contesting the signs and the ambiguity, I recommend that if there is time that you engage a road traffic engineer, who will assess the signs in question, and they can provide you with a qualified report in your defence if the signs are ambiguous in nature, which causes confusion to the vehicle driver. This report will in aid your defence and the Magistrate hearing the case will take that fact into account whether to dismiss the penalty or maintain the same.Where the signs are wrong, and on occasions that may be the case, the law will come to your aid to protect you.
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If you have any further questions, I would be pleased to answer those for you.
Kind regardsJohn Melis
Dear customer, if you can have a council enforcement office attend the hearing, to assist in support evidence this would greatly help your son, or alternately a letter from one of the officers that explains the present discrepancy that is occurring.If you can arrange this type of supporting evidence it will greatly help the situation for your son's defence.