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HelloThis is Samuel. Please tell me what state was the citation issued? And if you have a citation number, please provide it. Thanks
Ok. Thank you for your information. Please give me a few minutes to type the information. I will respond here. Thanks for your patience.
So it appears to be a $250 fine to use a handicap placard fraudulently. In addition there is 90 days community service. There was proposed legislation to have the fine max out at $5000. But that does not appear to have passed. And so I suggest if you want to consider a plead bargain you can try to have the fine and/or the community service reduced.
Thanks. i suggest you should contact the clerk of the court and enter your appearance in the matter pro se. Then if you want to contact the prosecuting attorney to strike a lower fine for a guilty plea they would probably talk to you. Keep in mind, anything you say to the prosecute will be used against you.
Some traffic violations are a must appear. And so that is why there would be a hearing date.
You certainly can go and plead guilty at the hearing. You not need to speak to the DA about it first. But you asked about that and so the information I provided was in that regard.
And you asked not once, but twice about discussing a plea with the DA. Thanks for attempting the positive rating and letting me know about it. I will make a report to the administrators.
I suggest, you see if you can pay the fine online. If that is what you want to do. If it allows you to pay online, then the hearing is not mandatory. Then check with the clerk of the court and verify the hearing has been dismissed. Here is the LINK