If I get a parking ticket and the location of the violation is incorrect, will they throw it out?

And how inccrrect does it have to be?

Asked on May 16, 2016 under General Practice, New York


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Although it is not possible to predict how any court will rule in any case, the fact that the parking ticket listed the wrong area will be grounds to question the validity of the ticket and to impeach the cop's credibility for issuing the ticket.

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