Despite popular belief, driving is a privilege, not a right. So, the court and the DMV are able to severely restrict or prohibit us from lawfully driving to school, work, or even the grocery store. Thus, it is imperative that you handle traffic tickets with the utmost care and responsibility. For example, a small infraction or having excessive points on your driving record can lead to a suspension of your driver’s license, a fine, or even warrants, and jail time.
The Law Office of Brett Parker Davison will fight to dismiss or reduce your traffic tickets. Not only will you have an attorney to fight for you, but you will also:
- Save money by using our services which are usually priced lower than your traffic ticket fines! We will fight to have the ticket dismissed or reduced, which means you will not have to pay the full fine, court fees, traffic school fees, and insurance increases.
- Acquire no point on your driving record. Some or all of your driving privileges may be revoked or suspended in California if you receive 4 points or more within 12; months; 6 points or more with 24 months; or 8 points or more within 36 months. When a ticket is dismissed or reduced, we can prevent points from being added to your driving record.
- Prevent increase in insurance. Once your ticket is dismissed, your insurance company will never see the ticket. Also, we can get the ticket reduced to an offense, which the insurance company may not hold against you. However, after a conviction for a traffic ticket, an insurance company can increase your coverage for 3 to 5 years at $250 per year.
- Save time from going to court. The Law Office of Brett Parker Davison will save you time and handle the entire process for you. There is no need for you to attend court, take time off work, or attend 8 hours of traffic school.
Driving is a major part of our lives in California, so you must take care of any tickets that you were issued. If you fail to pay your traffic ticket on time or do not appear in court, the Court will usually have the DMV place a hold on your license, fine you, issue a warrant, and refer your case to a collections agency. Therefore, regardless of how minor your initial ticket may have been, failing to appear in court has upgraded your traffic ticket to a criminal matter, as failure to appear is a misdemeanor offense.
A traffic conviction may seem minor, but becomes part of your record and can have a serious impact down the road. For example, the court can consider your prior conviction and impose a harsher sentence if you are convicted in a new case.
A knowledgeable attorney will take all of this into consideration, assist you in making decisions about your case, and protect your rights.
The attorney at the Law Office of Brett Parker Davison has extensive knowledge of the system and can begin building a strategy for your defense immediately. We highly encourage you to contact us to schedule a free consultation of your case at (909) 480-8094!