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Re: quattro-digest V3 #1429
On Mon, 25 Nov 1996 02:07:11 -0500 (EST)
>I know exactly
>how to plea bargain these things. I always show up in court on the
>day of the hearing and plead not guilty. Then they send you to the
>District Attorney so that you can plead your case. I ALWAYS ask for
>a deferred sentence.
> Sorry this was so long. Hope it gives you some ideas if Mass. law is
>anything like Colorado's.
While the idea of showing up in court and pleading not guilty is sound,
there is no such thing as a deferred sentence for speeding in Mass. But
you certainly can and should bargain for less points (or no points) and
therefore reduced fine and a smaller insurance surcharge. Almost makes
you forget speeding tickets are supposedly about safety, doesn't it...
Sorry 'bout the non-Q content.
Ivan - MA NMA Activist
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