The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has recently announced that they are joining local and national law enforcement officers for the national Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign in March. This is a reminder for all Florida drivers that Florida law requires the use of seat belts by drivers, passengers in the front seat and all children under the age of 18 in a motor vehicle. The FHP officers recommend drivers to: • Buckle up, every time. A seatbelt… Continue reading: Seat belts save lives
Cannabis – Still illegal in Florida Along with several other offenses like driving under the influence, speeding tickets, suspended license, etc. a drug possession conviction too has serious impact, and is a great offense in the state of Florida. Florida marijuana possession laws are one of the toughest laws in the country and Florida courts can be very aggressive and straight in penalizing and forcing imprisonments. Any drug possession conviction can lead up to your driver license revocation for at… Continue reading: Cannabis – Still illegal in Florida
3 THINGS TO KNOW IF YOU’RE WRONGLY ACCUSED OF A CRIME If you are like most people, you probably fit into one of two camps. Those who have committed crimes (driving after drinking too much, hitting someone, shoplifting, smoking pot, speeding, etc.) and either got caught or did not. But there is a third camp, which you may not be aware of: people who are wrongly accused of a crime and arrested. You assume that if someone is accused of… Continue reading: 3 THINGS TO KNOW IF YOU’RE WRONGLY ACCUSED OF A CRIME
Way back when, when people started tooling around in those crazy “horseless carriages,” it quickly became apparent that some measure of control needed to be implemented for the betterment, not to mention the safety, of society. This led to the implementation of laws that were specifically designed to address driving and the hazards that it can present. Although this system was intended to be based upon the general idea that those accused are innocent until proven guilty, that is not… Continue reading: A Few Reasons Why I Like My Job as a Traffic Ticket Lawyer 20 Years
I admittedly have a somewhat cynical perception of law enforcement. After being a traffic ticket attorney for as long as I have and having heard the stories from clients that I have, that may be somewhat of an accurate assessment. Don’t get me wrong; I am well aware that police officers perform a vital role in protecting society. Public safety is not an easy task, especially when a small segment of that public presents a danger to themselves and others.… Continue reading: Speed Trap Haven Police Force Dissolved | Revenge of the Traffic Ticket Lawyer
Pulled Over in Broward County? Curb Your Enthusiasm Remember back in high school, and even junior high, when you wanted everyone to notice you and everyone to like you? For some people, that continued on into college and then the real world. There is nothing wrong with trying to develop an identity, create an unique character that most people will find appealling, unless of course you have just been stopped by a Broward County traffic cop. With traffic ticket quotas… Continue reading: The Key to Fighting a Traffic Ticket Yourself or with a Lawyer
There he is again – that same Broward County cop that you have seen time and again hiding behind a sign or some other obstruction doing his best to bust someone for speeding. It infuriates you, but of course, your eyes immediately drop to your speedometer to make sure he’s not going to come after you. “Really! Don’t they have any better way to spend our tax dollars than on speed traps?” Many people feel this is entrapment, but there… Continue reading: Speed Traps Are Sneaky but Not Entrapment | Ticket Lawyer News
As Florida traffic ticket lawyers, most of our time is spent telling people what to do about tickets after they have already received the tickets. While we have a long history of helping people to avoid the most severe consequences of minor traffic violations, we often wish that our clients would not have received the tickets in the first place. We understand that many of our clients would be better off if they did not have to pay us to… Continue reading: 4 Tips to Avoid Traffic Tickets in Florida from the Lawyer Who Knows
In all of my years of being a traffic ticket attorney, I’ve never heard a client remark how pleasant or enjoyable it was to take a trip to the DMV. The DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) or your own personal hell, is a maze full of confusing paperwork, bureaucracies, lines, redirects, misinformation, and more lines. Something as simple as changing the address on your driver’s license can take hours. A client recently came into the office with a traffic ticket… Continue reading: Renewing Your License in Florida? Ask the Traffic Ticket Lawyer!
For those who have had their license suspended by the State of Florida, there may be no worse feeling then seeing those blue lights approach. If there is reason for an officer to believe that the driver’s license has been suspended, the officer may issue a driving while license suspended ticket, which could bring serious with it serious criminal consequences. Florida law provides that a person who drives a vehicle with knowledge that their license has been suspended or revoked… Continue reading: DWLS TRAFFIC TICKET | CAN A LAWYER FIGHT IT?