Go Back   Honda-Tech > Community Forums > General Discussion and Debate
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Welcome to Honda-Tech!
Welcome to Honda-Tech.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Honda-Tech community today!


Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-21-2008, 02:26 PM   #1
Junior Member
Garage is empty, add now
 
preludeserge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Sacramento, CA, USA
Posts: 157
iTrader Rating: (0)
Default How long does an officer have to file a ticket (in California)?

I searched and googled. My little sister got a fix it ticket from Placer County Court (for expired registration). The court never sent her the letter that states when her court date is (I had a number of tickets from this same court in the past and never received those letters even once either) or how much the fine is (should be a $10 fix it ticket). She went to court indicated on her yellow copy of the ticket. Clerk told her "that this ticket is not in the system and that she should be calling back every couple of weeks to find out if the citing officer has filed it yet". They also mentioned that the officer has up to a year to file it. It has been over a month since the citation date. Calling them weekly would not be a problem, except that you're placed on hold for 5-10 minutes every time and it's just to much hassle to be calling them bi-weekly for the next 11 months.

Can this case be dismissed or cleared by her payment (and proof of current registration) before the officer decides to file it? Or does she really have to wait and make phone calls to court. Click the image to open in full size. Some will say just wait for the notification in the mail; but what if it doesn't get (conveniently) mailed (my experiences with this office) and she misses the newly scheduled court date. That's a $300+ ticket right there for failure to appear.

Cliffs:
Little sister got a fix it ticket

Came to court on the scheduled date

Ticket hasn't been filed, may take up to a year

Clerk said she should call every couple of weeks (may take up to 1 year)

Can this case/ticket be dismissed or fine payed before this officer decides to file the damn ticket?
preludeserge is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2008, 03:36 PM   #2
Junior Member
Garage is empty, add now
 
intezn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: 510, CA
Posts: 972
iTrader Rating: (0)
Default Re: How long does an officer have to file a ticket (in California)? (preludeserge)

http://www.sfgov.org/site/courts_page.asp?id=13336
__________________
Nikon D90
Nikon 50mm f1.8
Sigma 18-50mm f2.8
intezn is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply

Tags
ca, california, citation, county, file, filed, fix, long, officer, placer, post, registration, submit, ticket, wwwsfgovorgsitecourtspageaspid13336

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:52 AM.



2008 Copyright, InternetBrands Inc.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Honda and the Honda marquee are registered trademarks of the American Honda Motor Company, Inc. Neither American Honda Motor Company nor its subsidiaries or affiliates shall bear any responsibility for Honda-Tech.com content, comments, or advertising. Honda-Tech.com is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Company in any way. American Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse Honda-Tech.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.
Emails & Contact Details