Court date

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Unread post by bengaluru on

Hi,

I received a speeding ticket for driving at 60km in a 40 km street. This happened last October and I decided to fight it out. I now have a court date in the 2nd week of October.

Is it better to have a lawyer represent me or can I go alone. ? This is my first speeding ticket (for that matter my very first ticket) and hence a little nervous to go without a lawyer.

What are my chances and anything I should know ?


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If you move fast you can file a 4F which is your right to a speedy trial. You'll have to make 3 copies,one for the Attorney General, one for the court and one more for.....I can't remember. But these need to be filed 15 days before your court date.... A paralegal could do this quickly for you and you may be able to talk them down in price.....good luck.
http://www.OHTA.ca OR http://www.OntarioTrafficAct.com


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Unread post by bengaluru on

Thanks Reflections.

Is it too late to seek the help of a para legal firm ? what might be their standard charges at this point of time.

and you said I have 15 days - is it 15 days or 15 business days ?

Thanks for your help and advise.


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Is it too late to seek the help of a para legal firm ?
get out of bed, get off the couch and go to the phone now.....and there is a form at the bottom of the page.... scroll down
what might be their standard charges at this point of time.
Don't know, all para's are their own entity.
and you said I have 15 days - is it 15 days or 15 business days ?
Calender days..... someone correct me if i'm wrong.




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