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OT: Iowa Traffic Tickets

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Grapeshot

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Can anyone tell me if its required to sign a traffic ticket in Iowa?
If one were to refuse, the officer likely would take him before a magistrate where an appearance bond could be expected.

Signing the citation is not an admission of guilt, only an acknowledgement of receipt and promise to appear.
 

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If one were to refuse, the officer likely would take him before a magistrate where an appearance bond could be expected.

Signing the citation is not an admission of guilt, only an acknowledgement of receipt and promise to appear.


I don't promise them anything !

I demand that it be replaced by an information or complaint !
 

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If one were to refuse, the officer likely would take him before a magistrate where an appearance bond could be expected.

Signing the citation is not an admission of guilt, only an acknowledgement of receipt and promise to appear.
I guess I should rephrase the question. When a ticket is issued, do the officers ask you to sign or do you just get the ticket?
 

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I guess I should rephrase the question. When a ticket is issued, do the officers ask you to sign or do you just get the ticket?

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The citation procedure for traffic and other violations designated as ... speedy indictment requirements of rule of criminal procedure 2.33(2)(a), Iowa court rules. ... Before the cited person is released, the person shall sign the citation
 

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I've refused before & they just let me go ... otherwise they have to take you to the station ...

Didn't know that you'd gotten a traffic citation in Iowa.

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