If your name is spelled wrong on a ticket, can it be thrown out?

All 4 tickets that I received have my name spelled wrong. The cop wrote Davind instead of David.

Asked on March 11, 2019 under General Practice, Illinois

Answers:

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

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

Your tickets will not be dismissed due to such a clerical error, which frankly happen all of the time. What will happen is that the court can amend the tickets with the correct spelling of your name.

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

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

Your tickets will not be dismissed due to such a clerical error, which frankly happen all of the time. What will happen is that the court can amend the tickets with the correct spelling of your name.


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