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Traffic Ticket Laws

Our Dallas traffic ticket attorneys can help keep those City of Dallas traffic tickets off your driving record.

Types of Traffic Violations

We have decades of experience handling a large number of types of traffic violations including:

  • Speeding tickets
  • No Insurance (also known as failure to maintain financial responsibility or FMFR)
  • Driving without a license (No DL)
  • Driving while license suspended (DWLS)
  • Failure to signal
  • Running a red light or stop sign (also known as disregard a traffic control device or DTCD)
  • No registration or expired registration (no MVR)
  • No inspection or expired inspection (no MVI)
  • Reckless driving
  • Failure to appear (FTA)
  • Following too close
  • Failure to maintain a single lane of traffic

A traffic ticket conviction may increase your insurance premiums for up to three years.  If you are judged to be an habitual violator, you could even lose your drivers license.  We handle traffic tickets throughout the Dallas area.  Has your license been suspended?  We may be able to obtain an occupational license for you Have you been issued a speeding ticket in Dallas County? Do you want to keep this ticket off you driving record, but aren’t sure what to do? At Berlof & Newton, P.C., we can help.  We have assisted thousands of people, just like you, with their traffic ticket cases.  We want to help you, too!  Have you received a traffic citation?  Call us now!  214.827.2800.

If your speeding ticket ends up on your driving record, serious consequences may follow.  You may be fined by the court.  The Texas Department of Public Safety may impose surcharges.  Your auto insurance rates may go up.  You could even lose your drivers license.  Fortunately, help is available.  We are experienced lawyers, who handle traffic ticket cases for our clients on a daily basis.  We can help, even if you cannot appear in court.

We have help thousands of people, just like you, keep their traffic tickets from appearing on their driving record.  Call us today!  214.827.2800, or contact one of our lawyers directly by using the contact form in the left hand margin of this web page.  The initial consultation is free. Do you drive a truck for a living?  If so, it is extremely important that you keep your driving record clean.

Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Speeding tickets, or other moving violation convictions, could result in the loss of your commercial drivers license (CDL). Don’t jeopardize your livelihood!  If you are a professional truck driver who has been issued a traffic citation, call the experienced traffic ticket lawyers at Berlof & Newton, P.C. @ 214.827.2800. We will work hard to get the best possible outcome of your traffic ticket case.  Even if we cannot obtain an outright dismissal of your case, Texas law provides for several other means by which your traffic violation may be kept from appearing on your driving record.  For example, deferred adjudication (also called “deferred disposition”) is a method of resolving your case that allows you to pay the court, without being found guilty. If you receive no citations or speeding tickets during the “deferral period,” the ticket will not appear on your driving record.

Other traffic ticket offenses In Texas, many different traffic citations can result in big problems for your license.  These can include license suspensions and increased insurance premiums, not to mention big fines from the court and surcharges that can be imposed by the Texas Department of Public Safety.  Speeding tickets are the most common type of traffic ticket, but many other citations can have a serious impact on your drivers license. We are Berlof & Newton, P.C., and we can help you in your effort to keep your driving record clean. Traffic Violation in Texas? Not all traffic violations are considered “moving violations.” You have the right to have your day in court, regardless of the alleged offense for which you have been issued a citation.

We have three decades of combined experience representing clients in a wide variety of traffic ticket cases: * Speeding tickets * No Insurance * Driving without a license (No DL) * Driving while license suspended (DWLS) * Failure to signal * Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (FMFR) * Running a red light or stop sign (DTCD) * No registration or expired registration (MVR) * No inspection or expired inspection (MVI) * Reckless driving * Failure to appear (FTA) * Following too close * Failure to maintain a single lane Texas State Point System Payment of a traffic ticket fine results in a conviction, which can negatively affect your driving record. As the result of such a conviction, you may be assessed traffic points by the State of Texas. If you accumulate too many points, you may be required to pay a mandatory yearly surcharge for three years in order to retain your license.

We can help you keep these charges off your record, and avoid these surcharges. Seemingly minor traffic infractions can have serious impacts. Don’t just pay your traffic ticket! We may be able to help you get your case dismissed without your ever having to go to court. Call us today for a free consultation. Non-traffic “Class C” misdemeanors These include issuance of a bad check, theft under $50, public intoxication, “simple assault,” possession of drug paraphernalia, and violations of city code.  Call us.  We can help! Our firm has vast experience, and offers the following services: * Keeping traffic violations off your record * Posting bonds to remove arrest warrants * Jury trial representation Berlof & Newton, P.C. will make an aggressive effort to bring about the best possible result on your traffic ticket case.

Our attorneys have many years of experience, and will work hard to represent you in court. So don’t delay.  We want to be you attorneys. Call 214.827.2800 or contact us via the contact form on this website. If you call Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 5:30, you will be able to speak with a member of our staff who will be happy to assist you with the following legal issues: * Traffic ticket arrest warrants * Other arrest warrants * Criminal defense * DWI/DUI representation * Expungements/expunctions * Orders of Nondisclosure * Posting bond * What to expect when you go to court SCHEDULE OF FEES: $45 (and up)- legal fee for traffic tickets that are not in warrant. $75 (and up)- legal fee for traffic tickets that are in warrant. traffic ticket warrant jail release also available (legal fee varies).

WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW… Either of the following may result in your drivers license being suspended: *two convictions for not having valid auto liability insurance. *one conviction for not wearing your corrective lenses (i.e., glasses or  contacts). In most cases, we can help keep your traffic ticket from appearing on your record.  Even if you are unable to appear in court, we can assist you.

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Addison, Balch Springs, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Coppell, Dallas County, Desoto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Garland, Highland Park, Irving , Lancaster, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, Seagoville, Sunnyvale, University Park,Allen, Collin County, Frisco, Plano