If I received a traffic ticket but the officer did not describe in which City/Town/Village the offense happened, can the ticket to be dismissed?

Since it is incomplete, can my ticket to be dismissed?

Asked on May 22, 2017 under General Practice, New York

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

For a "clerical" error such as this, your ticket will not be dismissed; the same as if the officer wrote down the wrong color, make, model of car, etc. Such a mistake is not sufficient enough cause to get case thrown out. Such an administrative mistake is deemed to be harmless and will be corrected by the court.


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