Avvo Rating
Empire State Counsel
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Above the Bar Awards
All-Star Lawyers

Traffic Ticket FAQs

Call Now 800-893-9645

Will I have to go to court for a speeding ticket?

In general, if you want to contest your ticket, you must appear in court. However, if you hire our lawyers, there is a good chance that you will not be required to appear in court. FAQ

For more information, call 800-893-9645 and ask about our free telephone consultation.

Email us now

Do I need a lawyer for a speeding ticket?

While you do not technically need a lawyer, you will benefit greatly from hiring one. Our lawyers can save time, money, and points on your license. Under most circumstances, we will be able to appear in court on your behalf and should be able to negotiate a lower fine and penalties which can save you a lot of money.

For more information, call 800-893-9645 and ask about our free telephone consultation.

Email us now

Can I beat a speeding ticket?

While you can sometimes beat a speeding ticket, it is generally not cost effective. There are ways in which you might beat the ticket is if the officer who gave you the ticket does not show up, a rarity, or if you successfully take the radar out of the evidence. The latter only strengthens your case, but it does not ensure a victory. In general, it is better to strike a deal than to challenge a ticket. However, if you have previous points or your occupation requires a clean record, it might be necessary to have a trial. Our attorneys are seasoned trial attorneys are we are prepared to go to trial on the most difficult cases.

Will my insurance go up if I get a speeding ticket?

There are many factors involved in whether or not your insurance will go up. A conviction to a speeding ticket is only one consideration. In brief, a conviction to a major speeding violation will usually result in an insurance increase.

Email us now

How long do points stay on my record?

Points stay on your record for 18 months after the date of the offense. However, insurance companies may increase your rates for 36 months after the date of conviction. Traffic Ticket FAQs

What if I do not answer my ticket?

If you do not show up to answer your ticket, your license may be suspended and sometimes automatically found guilty.

Email us now

Should I try to beat the ticket if I know I’m guilty?

You should fight the case because it is the burden of the prosecutors to prove you are guilty; you do not have to prove your innocence.

For more information, call 800-893-9645 and ask about our free telephone consultation.

Back to Main Ticket Page
Email Us now
Meet Our Lead Defense Lawyer

Client Reviews
“I was extremely pleased with the friendly yet professional service that I received in resolving my legal issue.” Karen K.
“Joseph Villanueva and staff made the whole process so easy and gave me the peace of mind that I didn't receive points against my license. Well worth the money!” Linda P.
“Best attorney I’ve worked with. Stayed in contact throughout the whole process. Gave me frequent updates and always replied back to me within an hour. Definitely recommend.” Nikki C.