Speeding Ticket in VA info

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kch3684
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Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby kch3684 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:17 am

So approx 4 years ago I got a ticket in VA...no idea what town I was in. I paid it so it didn't go to the centralized DMV. Does anyone know if they have a way to find ticket information w/o having to call each district county court that I drove through?
Pain in my rear!

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby icouldbuyu » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:21 am

kch3684 wrote:So approx 4 years ago I got a ticket in VA...no idea what town I was in. I paid it so it didn't go to the centralized DMV. Does anyone know if they have a way to find ticket information w/o having to call each district county court that I drove through?
Pain in my rear!


Is this for an addendum for an application? If so, I don't think you need to make it very specific. Just keep it generic: explain that you got a ticket and that you paid it. If the law schools want more info, which they most likely won't, then you can worry about finding out the county.

EDIT: Unless you doubled the speed limit or were charged with something more serious than simple speeding.

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby kch3684 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:25 am

I asked the school, they need the date of the infraction which I have no idea plus not sure if I was going fast enough to be charged with something other then speeding...

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby icouldbuyu » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:32 am

kch3684 wrote:I asked the school, they need the date of the infraction which I have no idea plus not sure if I was going fast enough to be charged with something other then speeding...


Did you pay by credit card or check? If so, then you can contact your bank/card company and find out who the amount was paid to. It's possible it was paid to the county rather than the state.

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby kch3684 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:34 am

One more curveball...no longer have that bank account, since then I've been married, divorced, moved several times. Guess I'm calling the courts!
Why speeding tickets from 4 years ago matter is beyond me...

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby pwyoung » Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:42 pm

There are some screening companies than can run MVR's for you. The state may even have a program you can access.

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby oscodasa » Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:45 pm

You can look it up here as long as you were over 18 at the time:


http://www.courts.state.va.us/

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Re: Speeding Ticket in VA info

Postby eminem » Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:54 pm

If it was on I-95, chances are it was Emporia.




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