The Dayton traffic offenses lawyers at Patituce & Associates, LLC bring a wealth of more than 70 years of legal experience to the table, which you can lean on for help defending yourself against traffic offenses. We have handled more than 200 criminal defense trials, so we know what it takes to win and can apply effective strategies to your case. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.
How Our Dayton Traffic Offenses Lawyers Help with Traffic Offense Cases
Many people begrudgingly pay a traffic ticket after receiving it, thinking this is the only way to deal with the problem or at least the simplest. However, there are significant consequences at risk if you pay the ticket because you are basically admitting fault and letting the government get your money without a fight.
Our Dayton traffic offenses lawyers can review the circumstances surrounding your ticket to determine if you have been given a valid citation or if there are potential defenses to the offense. It may also be possible to negotiate a deal with the prosecutor that minimizes the damage to your driving record. We provide a free consultation, so there is no risk for you to reach out to us and learn about your possible options before you pay the ticket. Contact us today to learn more.
Types of Traffic Offenses Our Lawyers Handle
At Patituce & Associates, LLC, we regularly handle the following types of traffic offense cases:
- Speeding (O.R.C. 4511.21) – Speeding can mean that you drive above the posted speed limit or that you drive in excess of a reasonable speed, given the current road conditions.
- Running a red light or stop sign (O.R.C. 4511.12 ) – Disobeying a traffic control device or traffic sign can result in a misdemeanor traffic offense.
- Texting while driving (O.R.C. 4511.204) – In Ohio, it is a primary offense to text while driving. However, there are a few exceptions permitted under the law.
- Driving without insurance (O.R.C. 4509.01) – Drivers who operate a vehicle without the following mandatory minimum insurance can be ticketed:
- $25,000 for bodily injury or death to one person
- $50,000 for bodily injury or death of more than one person
- $25,000 for property damage
Potential Consequences of Dayton Traffic Offenses
Paying the ticket or being found guilty of a traffic offense can result in the following consequences:
- Driving points assessed on your driver’s license – Depending on the traffic offense, you can face between two and six points being assessed on your driver’s license.
- Loss of driving privileges – If you accumulate 12 or more points on your driver’s license within two years, you can lose your driving privileges for 12 months.
- Career effects on a CDL – If you receive a traffic citation while driving your personal vehicle or commercial vehicle, your CDL can be disqualified for 60 days or more.
- Higher insurance premiums – A conviction often translates directly to higher insurance premiums until the conviction is off your driving record.
Do not face these possible consequences alone. Turn to an experienced Dayton traffic offenses lawyer for help.
Contact Our Dayton Traffic Offenses Lawyers for Help
If you have received a traffic ticket, the Dayton traffic offenses lawyers at Patituce & Associates, LLC can help. We provide no-cost phone consultations, so reach out to us today to learn about your legal options.