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Should I Pay My Traffic Ticket?

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For most people, it is not a matter of if they receive a traffic ticket, but when. In many cases, you will be able to fight your traffic ticket and not have to pay. In other cases, you will likely just need to pay the traffic ticket. Before taking action, however, it is in your best interest to speak with an attorney and see what action can be taken.

Once you pay a traffic ticket, there is nothing more that you can do. After it is paid, you either get points or have to attend traffic school, along with the hefty fine. Therefore, it is vital that you take action and contact an attorney as soon as you receive the ticket.

If you or someone you love has received a traffic ticket, don’t make any rushed decision. In many cases, you have a few weeks at minimum to take action. We encourage you to use that time to your advantage and seek out the best possible solution. Whether or not you are guilty, you should maximize your legal avenues to minimize the fine and the impact of the ticket on your insurance premiums.

How Your Nassau County Traffic Ticket Attorney Can Help

If you received a traffic ticket in Nassau County, your first step will be to find out whether you are required to appear in court. Your ticket should indicate whether this is required of you.

If required to appear, you should reach out to an attorney at once. At Foley Griffin, it is our pleasure to help you find the best possible solution to your specific circumstance. The more information you can give and the earlier on in the case you come to us for help, we can give you the best possible help. When you come to our office, we encourage you to bring the following information regarding the situation when you were pulled over:

  • Date / time you were pulled over
  • Traffic flow
  • Road / weather conditions
  • Notes from police officer
  • Any witnesses present
  • Radar readings
  • Road configurations

Know Your Options

By knowing your options, you can make the most informed decision about what route to take. At Foley Griffin, we will give you honest advice and trustworthy representation. If we think that you should just pay the ticket, we will tell you. If we believe you have a chance to fight the ticket, we will encourage you to pursue legal action. As an honest traffic ticket attorney, you can trust us to help you know the best route. Contact us today to get started!

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