Help! Does a speeding ticket have to be disclosed??

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ILoveCaffeine
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Help! Does a speeding ticket have to be disclosed??

Postby ILoveCaffeine » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:21 pm

I think I have received like 2 speeding tickets in my life. They were both for 10-15 over.

The question reads as follows:
"Have you ever been charged with, arrested for, pleaded guilty to, or been convicted of any legal violation other than paid parking tickets?"

Does receiving a ticket for speeding and paying the fine constitute being "charged with" or pleading guilty a legal violation?

It sounds so harsh, am I supposed to say yes?

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theavrock
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Re: Help! Does a speeding ticket have to be disclosed??

Postby theavrock » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:27 pm

It is a violation of law, you should disclose. No school is going to care about a speeding ticket.

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kalvano
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Re: Help! Does a speeding ticket have to be disclosed??

Postby kalvano » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:29 pm

It depends on the school. Unless they specifically say speeding tickets may be excluded, you should include them.

ILoveCaffeine
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Re: Help! Does a speeding ticket have to be disclosed??

Postby ILoveCaffeine » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:38 pm

okay, I am including them. Thanks!




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