If you were recently pulled over by law enforcement and issued a ticket, you need a capable Santa Ana traffic lawyer to help you fight the citation and avoid or minimize any penalties. Our skilled criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry have decades of experience fighting traffic violations. We know precisely what to look for while investigating the alleged incident and reviewing the traffic citation to determine a strategy to have the citation reduced or dismissed altogether.

Types of Traffic Violations in Santa Ana

Our leading traffic attorneys in Santa Ana represent drivers who face any California Vehicle Code violation, including:

  • Reckless driving
  • DUI
  • Speeding
  • Driving without a license
  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Hit and run
  • Carpool and HOV violations
  • Red light violations
  • Using a cell phone while driving

The penalties for traffic infractions vary considerably and are based on the seriousness of the alleged offense. Substantial fines, increased auto insurance premiums, license suspension, and jail time can result from a traffic violation. If you receive a ticket, either one or two points are added to your DMV record. If you accumulate four points in one year, six points in two years, or eight points in three years, the California DMV could suspend your license.

How Can a Traffic Defense Attorney Help?

Most drivers pay their traffic tickets and deal with the associated penalties. However, many tickets are issued when the case against them is not strong. That is why it is crucial to consult with a knowledgeable attorney. One of our attorneys in Santa Ana could carefully review the specifics of the traffic citation and any applicable laws to determine a course of action to fight the charge. We could represent you in court and negotiate effectively to have the case dismissed, avoid or reduce fees, keep points off your DMV record, and keep you behind the wheel.

Commercial Driver’s License Traffic Tickets

Commercial drivers are held to a higher standard and any traffic infraction can severely impact their driving privileges. These drivers not only represent their employer; they are operating a much larger, more potentially dangerous vehicle. If you are a commercial driver and violate the California Vehicle Code, you run the risk of losing your driving privileges and losing your job. Common infractions include driving under the influence, speeding, being involved in a hit and run, receiving a weigh station ticket, and failing to use the designated lane.

Speak with our Top Santa Ana Traffic Attorneys Today

If you have received a moving violation, it is best to speak with a Santa Ana traffic lawyer right away. Our leading attorneys at the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry could represent you in court and negotiate to have your citation dismissed or substantially reduced, saving you both money and frustration. Contact our office today for a free consultation with no obligation. We could thoroughly investigate the alleged traffic violation, advise you of your rights and legal options, and implement a strategy that could help obtain a positive resolution. We understand how essential driving privileges are and are committed to advocating aggressively to keep you behind the wheel.

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