Dealing with a Traffic Ticket

trafficTicketHave you recently received a traffic ticket?  A traffic ticket can negatively affect your driving record, leading to points on your license or costly fines.  Thankfully, there are other options you can take besides simply paying a fine that could reduce the amount, prevent points or perhaps even have the ticket dismissed entirely.

Depending on the state, you could consider taking a defensive driving course, perhaps better known as traffic school.  Attending traffic school can remove or reduce points on your license or help to reinstate your license though eligibility depends on the DMV agency.

Instead of paying your ticket, hire a traffic ticket attorney that can fight it for you in court.  Your case will be reviewed and a defense strategy will be determined, potentially getting your ticket dismissed, having the ticket fines reduced, or preventing additional points on your license so that your insurance will not increase.

Always make sure you are current on your vehicle plates, registration, and insurance.  Should any of this lapse, it will only serve to draw attention towards you from law enforcement authorities and it could be used against you in court.

The most obvious and best way to avoid a traffic ticket is to practice safe driving, obeying all traffic rules, and ensuring your vehicle remains in good order.  If you do receive a ticket, however, we are here to help.

This update is brought to you by Miami traffic attorney Hochman & Goldin, P.A.  We can assist you with criminal traffic violations and are ready to answer your questions. Please call 305-665-1000 to speak with a Miami expungement attorney.