August 13, 2014

After a hurricane signals are down and you should remember these tips.

Florida Statute 316.076 states that if a flashing red you must treat it like a stop sign, if there is a flashing yellow you must proceed only with caution.
July 18, 2014

Expensive motorcycle tickets Part 1

The intent is to prevent motorcycles from running from the police and flipping up their tag so the officer cannot obtain their information.
July 9, 2014

Traffic school…..should you elect it or not?

Remember these two things, 1) You have a limited number of lifetime elections and 2) you can only elect school once every 12 months.
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 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.
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.”
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.
October 20, 2011

Moving violation and traffic court misconceptions

I have many clients who hire me and say, "can you reset my case a bunch of times so the officer won't show up and my case will be dismissed".
April 4, 2011

Criminal cases vs. Traffic cases.

I have come to realize that many clients get better results on their tickets if they are tied to a criminal case
February 22, 2011

When is evidence of speed inadmissible?

There are a few minimal requirements to an officer being able to enter your speed into evidence.
February 3, 2011

Accident report privilege and how it worked in my last trial.

The "Accident Report Privilege" states that any statements obtained for the purpose of preparing an accident report are inadmissible in trial.