The Benefits Of Contesting Your Traffic Ticket

Traffic tickets can be an expensive, and occasionally, serious issues. Whether you were speeding, performed illegal lane usage, forgetting to use your turn signal, texting while driving, or speeding in a construction zone, it is important to consider the benefits of fighting your traffic citation.

The benefits of contesting your traffic ticket:

  • The potential for the charges to be dropped, which will prevent you from having to pay hefty fines, instead allowing you the ability to keep your driving record clean.
  • In the event that you reach a plea bargain agreement, the likeliness of reduced charges increases.
  • The possibility of maintaining your driving privileges. In repeat offender cases, by contesting your charges, you are more likely to keep your driver’s license.
  • By contesting your traffic tickets, you may also be able to save yourself from potentially harmful consequences when it comes to things such as your job and schooling. This will especially ring true for commercial drivers with a CDL.
  • Depending on your driving record, and any previous tickets, by contesting your traffic ticket, you may eliminate the need to attend mandatory traffic school.

In the event that you have received a traffic ticket, it may be essential to enlist the help of a criminal defense attorney that specializes in traffic violations. They will help you to better understand the severity of your violation, as well as provide their professional advice, especially when trying to decide if you wish to contest your ticket.

Cosley Law Office’s attorneys specialize in criminal and family law and are dedicated to protecting your rights. Contact us for help with any of your legal needs, including DUI and traffic violations, as well as divorce and child custody issues.

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