Traffic Ticket Defense Blog

December 19, 2010

DUI…to blow or not to blow?

So if I get pulled over should I do the roadsides and should I give a breath sample?
December 11, 2010

New laws decriminalize certain offenses.

Effective Friday, October 01, 2010, the following traffic violations have been decriminalized under Florida Law and are now Moving Traffic Infractions.
December 7, 2010

Update on Traffic Court misconceptions.

I had a court today that became one of those cases that RARELY happens in traffic cases
December 6, 2010

How to preserve your driving record and criminal record.

So, the moral of this story is if you have a ticket or are facing a criminal charge. Hire a Palm Beach County Attorney and preserve your record!
December 2, 2010

Why you should hire for your Palm Beach County ticket.

The bottom line is I care about my clients, their cases and the results that they get. There is nothing I hate more than an unhappy client.
November 26, 2010

Frequently asked questions on traffic tickets.

The following is a list of recently asked questions. It is not list of every question that I have had asked over the years but it is some recent ones that I can remember
November 22, 2010

DUI and how much jail you can get.

For a first DUI conviction you can receive up to 6 months in jail but there is no mandatory jail time
November 21, 2010

How to Beat a Red Light Camera Ticket Video Tutorial

In this installment of the DontPayThatTicket.Com video blog, Attorney Devon Porcella discusses how to beat that red light camera ticket!
November 21, 2010

What is a speed measuring device?

Florida Rules of Traffic Court 6.445 requires that these speed measuring devices must be on the citation as well as the manufacturer's serial number.
November 20, 2010

Common misconceptions on “Move Over Law”.

My client only thought that the "Move Over Law" applied to getting out of the way of emergency vehicles when they were on route to a call. This is part of the statute, but the other part deals with officer safety when they are on the side of the road on a traffic stop
November 18, 2010

General information on how many points you can get for certain tickets.

Below is a list of violations and the points associated with them to help you determine whether to fight your ticket.
November 17, 2010

Teen drivers and how certain violations can affect their privilege to drive.

If you receive 6 points on your driving record within a 12 month period, your driving privileges are automatically restricted to business purpose only for 12 months or until you are 18, whichever happens first
November 16, 2010

DUI suspensions and hardship licenses.

If the Bureau upholds the suspension then you lose your ability to drive again. If There ends up being a defect in your case and the Bureau grants a motion to set aside the suspension, you will have the ability to drive because your suspension will be overturned.
November 12, 2010

Speeding tickets are not all created equal.

If you go to court and you are speeding 0 to 29 miles per hour over the limit, your case is heard by a Traffic Hearing Officer. The maximum penalty that the Hearing Officer can impose is a $500 fine and up to 12 hours of driving school
November 12, 2010

How to fight your Traffic Tickets: Moving Violations and Non Moving Violations

In this White Board Tutorial Attorney Devon Porcella discusses the difference between moving violations and non-moving violations are, what to do if you are late with your ticket, and the consequences of being late. For more information :
November 10, 2010

How to take care of your traffic ticket if you are unavailable.

Basically, this means the affidavit of defense would only be used to hear your side of the story as it pertains to the facts that you observed