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I got a speeding ticket in northshore in mass i appealled ticket at magerstate hearing the trooper and the cop prosecuter did not show i was found not responsible but the trooper called in when i was at hearing and gotvan appeal i dont understand thsts crazy i got a denovo hearing in mail
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The trooper called in at the last minute can they do that the clerk went in my favor
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The trooper had to go to a freinds coworkers funeral
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I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

Unfortunately the court does have discretion in granting a continuance if the request is received before a final judgment is entered. That sounds like what happened here. I wish I could tell you something different but that would be misleading to you and maight create a larger problem for you.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Gersld i am confused can yiu explain to me it was a nagerstrate hearing not a judge hearing at the hearing nobody showed up it was me and the clerk ibwas found not responsible but the clerk told me the cop called in and ask forcan appeal now i have to go back thats crazy pleadmse exlplain van they dobthat
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Lawyer: Gerald, Esq, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

The Magistrate performs the function of the judge. The Clerk does not have the authority to make any final decisions. Only the court does (judge or magistrate). When the trooper contacted the clerk and told him why he was missing the court date that information was given to the court by the clerk. The court then granted the additional time for the trooper.

I am sorry that they did this to you, but they do have the authority to do so. If you do not return to court they will find you guilty.

If you do return then you may be able to persuade the court to dismiss. If the trooper fails to show again they will not give him a third chance.

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