Do I need an attorney for my case?

Trying to resolve a traffic ticket or ordinance violation can be confusing and stressful, especially for those who are unfamiliar with the court system. Many people choose to have an attorney represent them to help explain the procedure and make sure their case(s) are resolved fairly. However, the decision to hire an attorney is entirely your own. You may have the right to have an attorney appointed by the court to represent you if you cannot afford one on your own, depending on the type of offense charged. The judge will explain your rights to you when you make your first court appearance.

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1. How do I request dismissal of a ticket for Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle, No Valid Registration or No Valid Driver’s License?
2. When is my next court date?
3. What is the status of my case?
4. Do I need to appear in court for my ticket?
5. What do I need to do if I just want to pay my ticket?
6. Do I need an attorney for my case?
7. Can I seek advice from the City Attorney’s Office?
8. Will my driver’s license be suspended because of my ticket?
9. How do I reschedule a court date if I cannot come to court on the date on my ticket?
10. What happens if I missed my court date?
11. How do I vacate a judgment?