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Most people don’t realize the importance of seeking legal advice after traffic violations. Assuming that you are required to accept your punishment and deal with the consequences is a costly mistake.  It’s important to realize that a good attorney can help you understand the situation clearly and possibly save you thousands of dollars and possible jail time.

Small Violations

A speeding ticket violation can cost you more money than you realize. With this in mind, it makes sense to evaluate your violation from a legal standpoint.  Some violations are subject to police opinion such as following too closely and improper passing. While it may seem easier to pay the ticket, you should consider hiring an attorney. The right one can help analyze your situation and walk you through the next steps.

May Be Easier Than You Think

It’s understandable to be confused and nervous when dealing with the legal system. Specifically, it is more complicated when you don’t understand the process. For this reason, it is crucial to seek legal advice to ensure you understand the process and your rights. Additionally, if you receive a traffic violation in New Jersey but reside in a different state, it may seem easier to mail a check. However, you can often discuss your traffic violations with an attorney over the phone.  It’s possible you can dispute your violations without having to return to New Jersey.

Save Time and Money

Seeking legal advice soon after a traffic violation helps in remembering the facts and ensuring minimal impact to your license and driving record. Time is of the essence, and it’s important to discuss the facts with a professional.  A good attorney can help you to make an informed decision about your case. Furthermore, hiring an attorney that knows the local judicial system has advantages. A local attorney can represent you without the expense of missing work or driving a long distance to attend court. Let a professional work for you to save you time and money before just assuming that you are at fault.

Never assume that you have limited options after receiving a traffic violation. Hiring an attorney to help you through the process could result in a better outcome than expected. Think of the time and money you could save. David C. Barry, Attorney at Law, has practiced law in the Municipal Courts throughout New Jersey for over 27 years.  He will explain your legal situation in terms you can understand and ensure that you receive the best possible outcome for your circumstances. If you are in need of a New Jersey attorney, call David at 732-204-7387.