What Happens If You Get A Traffic Violation?
3 January 2018
There are some moving violations or traffic violations where the officer involved in the situation can use their discretion as to whether or not they are going to give you a ticket. For example, if you get caught speeding, depending on how fast you were going and where you were, the police officer may give you a warning, especially if you were only going a few miles over the speed limit and weren't in a residential or school area.
What You Need To Know About Court-Ordered DUI Classes
30 December 2017
Drinking and driving convictions can come with a range of sentencing options. Some judges may determine that a driver might benefit more from attending court-mandated DUI classes instead of serving time in jail. Others may order the classes in addition to alcohol treatment programs or community service. If you are charged with a DUI, you may want to work with your defense lawyer to make a plea deal that includes DUI school as an alternative to incarceration.
Aside From Financial Penalties, What Can A DUI Conviction Cost You?
27 December 2017
If you plead guilty, no contest, or are convicted of a DUI, you likely know that you may be facing heavy fines and penalties. But what you may not realize is that a DUI conviction can cost you more than just financial penalties. Here are a few of the different ways a DUI conviction can cost you.
Your License for Up to a Year
In most states, when you are convicted of your first DUI, you can lose your license for six to 12 months.