From a speeding ticket with points and fines to a DUI/DWI, our firm can help. Did you know that when you pay a ticket, it is an admission of guilt and you receive the points automatically? Call us before you pay any ticket. We will advise you of the best steps you can take and accompany you to court.
Speeding Tickets and Points
Speeding tickets often come with fines and points on your license. After you accumulate eight points, you can even have your license suspended, making it difficult to get to work and take care of important daily tasks.
With representation, you can often avoid having the points affect your license and either reduce your fine or have it eliminated altogether. Avoiding the points can also help keep your car insurance costs down.
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
Getting a DUI or DWI can derail your life. A DWI is the lesser of the two offenses and occurs when an individual has a blood alcohol content (BAC) between 0.07 and 0.08 percent. A first offense for DWI can result in a $500 fine and up to 60 days in jail. Second and subsequent offenses may result in further $500 fines and up to a year in jail.
A DUI occurs when an individual has a BAC of .08 percent or higher and can result in a year of jail time and a $1,000 fine just for a first offense, escalating by one year of jail time and another $1,000 for each subsequent offense.
Moreover, both of these convictions can result in a license suspension and eventual revocation. Working with a qualified traffic law attorney can help you reduce these consequences and get back to your life. We work with the court system to advocate for your rights and reach a resolution.
Driving Without Proper Documentation
In order to legally be on the road, you should always have the following documentation:
- Current driver’s license
- Vehicle registration
- Car insurance information
If you do not have insurance or neglect to carry the necessary documentation on your person, you can receive fines, points on your license, and even jail time. At the Law Offices of Debra A. Thomas, we will aggressively defend your case to give you the best shot at avoiding jail time and heavy fines.
We understand the impact a serious traffic violation can have on your life and your family and will take every action we can to help you stay on your feet. Give us a call today at 410-377-8260 or contact us online to set up a free consultation with a traffic law attorney.