Q: Will I lose my driver’s license if convicted?A:
In some cases such as hit and run and homicide by vehicle and others, yes.
Q: What effect can serious traffic offense conviction have on my insurance?A:
A serious traffic offense will more than likely increase your insurance premiums and may even affect your ability to get car insurance. It is important that you seek the advice and guidance of a capable attorney when facing charges of serious traffic offenses.
Q: What can I do before my case goes to trial to help my situation?A:
Working closely with your lawyer to gather the facts, the names of witnesses and police reports is imperative to your success in court. An attorney is the only the person with your best interests in mind when it comes to the criminal justice system.
Q: I’m under 21 and facing a serious traffic offense. What should I do now?A:
If you are under 21 there is a very good chance you will lose your driver’s license if convicted of a serious traffic offense which would result in 4 or more points being assessed against your driving record such as speeding more than 24 MPH over the posted speed limit, and other offense which would result in 4 or more points on your driving record. Contact me immediately if you are facing this situation. These offenses include speeding, hit and run, eluding a police officer, driving with a suspended license, homicide or serious injury by vehicle and many others.
Q: How will hiring an attorney increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome?A:
A capable lawyer knows the law, defenses and procedures to ensure your rights are fully protected.
Q: Can a serious traffic offense affect my employment? Could I lose my job?A:
Absolutely. This depends largely on your employer, the line of work you are in and how serious the crime you’ve been convicted of is.