Traffic Ticket Defense Blog

July 1, 2014

Not all moving violations require that your vehicle is moving.

This in part reads as follows, no person shall stop, park or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, on a roadway that can practicably be moved off of the roadway.
June 26, 2014

When is a U turn prohibited?

There are two times when a U turn is prohibited. One, if there is a sign posted prohibiting a U turn or if a U turn cannot be made without affecting other traffic.
June 18, 2014

Texting while driving is illegal according to Florida Law

Yes it is illegal in Florida to text and drive.
June 10, 2014

Speeding ticket misconception on a 9 over ticket

because of my firs relationship with many of the officers that write the majority of tickets in Palm Beach County, the officers will usually not amend the speed up on tickets that I handle
April 17, 2014

Speeding ticket by Pacing.

The simple truth is that Florida Law acknowledges Pacing of a vehicle to obtain the speed to be valid.
March 18, 2014

CDL Drivers once again treated unfairly in Florida

If you are a Commercial driver and you receive a ticket the only way not to get the points is to have your ticket dismissed.
October 13, 2013

CDL drivers no longer unfairly treated in Palm Beach County

No matter what the reason, at least CDL drivers are now given a fair shake in court.
September 8, 2013

CDL drivers are getting screwed in Palm Beach County

CDL drivers already have fewer options when they get a ticket.  They are not allowed to elect school like the rest of us can. So, the only option that they have is to go to court to try to avoid points.
March 27, 2013

Red Light Camera Tickets…..the fix is on.

Because althought the police have almost the same proof in court they have had for the past year, magistrates have all of the sudden started finding people guilty of these tickets and imposing fines
July 26, 2012

Are rear view mirrors required??

a vehicle must have a mirror so located to reflecta view of the highway to the driver of at least 200 feet
July 19, 2012

Texting while driving in Florida.

it is illegal to “operate a motor vehicle on any public road or highway of this state while using a wireless telecommunications device to write, send, or read any text based communication, including but not limited to, a text message, instant message, email or Internet data.”
July 5, 2012

The age of a ticket can determine whether you have the right to take it to court.

The old rule used to be that no matter how old your Palm Beach County ticket was, as long as you paid the late fee, you could enter a not guilty plea and take it to court
June 26, 2012

Supreme Court upholds parts of Arizona Immigration Law

They are usually charged with DUI, Moving Violations, Driving without a License or Driving on a Suspended License
June 11, 2012

Battery and Assault

Battery is an intentional touching of another against their will or intentionally causing bodily harm to another.
March 14, 2012

Update on Police Officer being a jerk.

Speedy trial had already run and the Prosecutor agreed that this was just an officer being vindictive.
February 21, 2012

Police misconduct or just an officer being a jerk?

For the record, the officer has given my client criminal violations, moving violations and non moving violations.