Are there any legal ramifications for me paying for a ticket fine for stolen license plates?
Question Details: My car was stolen and subsequently recovered. Our license plates were removed and stolen plates were placed on the vehicle. Those stolen plates have a traffic violation associated with them and I can't get my car out of impound until I pay that ticket.
You can't pay the violation without pleading guilty to it. (The act of paying is a guilty plea.) Therefore, you will accepting liability or responsibility for the violation; possibly getting points on your license; and if there was some other criminal act or injury associated with those plates, possibly providing evidence that you were involved in it.
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