October 22, 2014

The death of the red light camera program in Palm Beach County

This new case did not invalidate this Statute only the way the Red Light tickets have been issued. I believe the program could be resurrected and this problem could be overcome but time will tell what will happen.
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
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
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.
April 20, 2011

Financial Responsibility Suspensions

In my opinion a financial responsibility suspension should be on that list which allows a hardship license so the person can maintain a job and start paying back the injured party.
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.
January 27, 2011

Palm Beach County speeding tickets.

As you can see there are several relevant statutes that an officer can use to write you a speeding ticket. The officers don't always use the correct statute when citing someone for speed.
January 17, 2011

Red light camera news article in The Palm Beach Post..

The problem is the video and photos the cameras snap as proof that a motorist ran a red light. They can't capture a clear picture of a license plate. To get that, one of the photos is magnified to show a close-up shot of the license
January 11, 2011

When signals are required.

I tried to explain to him that although most people don't obey the signalling rules, they are in fact the law and an officer has the right to cite you for such violations.
January 9, 2011

Traffic control devices explained.

So what is a traffic control device? It many be many things including but not limited to a yield sign, a stop sign, a red light, a no turn on right sign, a no u-turn sign or a one way sign.
January 5, 2011

Driving without a driver’s license or on an expired drivers license.

Ever since the terrorism attacks of 911, our immigration rules and regulations have become more stringent. Although this is a good thing, it makes it much more difficult for those from other countries to obtain a Florida Driver's License.
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 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