The Script (My Detailed Outline for Trial in a Pennsylvania Court)

  • A 50+ page step-by-step application of the Pennsylvania Stop Sign Ticket Defense
  • Full details about the preparation, trial and ultimate victory in my son’s case.
  • An excellent companion to the full Pennsylvania Stop Sign Ticket Defense.
  • Available for $4.98

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Planning the Defense.

  • The Origin of the Script.
  • I Use My Own Checklist.
  • Case Law to Support My Checklist.
  • A Detailed Script – The pros and cons.
  • Will the Police Officer Show Up?
  • Rules, Rules and More Rules.
  • And Don’t Forget the Evidence.
  • The Way the Trial Will Proceed.
  • Opening Statement Advice.

PART TWO: The Trial.

  • My Son’s Opening Statement.
  • Color Code for Part Two.
  • Questions for the Police Officer.
  • A Digression – Putting the police officer in the hot seat.
  • Using the Law to Beat the Law.
  • Should I Appear as a Witness?
  • Witness for the Defense – Me.
  • Questions for the Open Public Records Officer.
  • Summary: All the Important Evidence.
  • Closing Statement & Argument.
  • Alternate Police Officer Questions.

PART THREE: Epilogue.

  • Letter from the DA – The date is set.
  • Murphy’s Law in Action at the Court of Common Pleas.
  • Lessons Learned.

APPENDIX: Copies of all Documents Referenced in The Script.

  • Open Public Records Request to Hawley Borough (Stop Sign Ordinance).
  • Email Response from Hawley Borough (Stop Sigh Ordinance).
  • Affidavit from Hawley Borough (Stop Sign Ordinance).
  • Example of Certified Record Format.
  • Certified Letter from Hawley Borough.
  • Open Pubic Records Request to PennDOT (Stop Signs in Hawley Borough).
  • Certified Response from PennDOT (Stop Signs in Hawley Borough).
  • Open Public Records Request to Hawley Borough (Construction).
  • Open Public Records Request to Hawley Borough (Retroreflectivity).
  • Response from Hawley Borough (Retroreflectivity).
  • Open Public Records Request to Hawley Borough (Establishment of PD).
  • Response from Hawley Borough (Establishment of PD).
  • Open Public Record Request to Hawley Borough (Ordinance for Traffic).
  • Response from Hawley Borough (Ordinance for Traffic).
  • Open Public Record Request to PennDOT (LTAP #137).
  • Certified Response from PennDOT (LTAP #137).