If I was in a minor auto accident and no tickets were issued at the time, can the police do so now?

The police want me to come in so they can ticket me now. The accident was 2 weeks ago.

Asked on June 19, 2013 under Accident Law, Montana


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Based upon what you have written about law enforcement depending upon the circumstances of the accident that you have written about can cite you after the fact. based upon what you have written, law enforcement is clearly doing an investigation concerning your mishap.

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