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Traffic Attorney Contests Tickets in Greensboro, NC

What you need to know about traffic violations

Because traffic tickets don’t carry a jail sentence, many people simply avail themselves of North Carolina’s online payment system, believing that they will “take care of it” by paying a fine. If you have received a traffic ticket, talk to The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin, P.L.L.C. to discover the implications of paying that fine. Paying the fine is an admission of guilt, and will likely affect your insurance rates and your driving record. Many traffic offenses carry “points,” which go on your driving record. Accumulating many points increases your insurance costs. Too many points can result in a driver license suspension.

Do not pay a traffic ticket without talking to us first. Ames Chamberlin is a Greensboro traffic ticket lawyer who has extensive experience in handling traffic violation cases. We know North Carolina traffic laws and work diligently to get your traffic ticket reduced or dismissed. Some of the many traffic violations we have  contested include successfully:

  • Driving with a suspended or revoked license
  • Speeding tickets
  • Reckless driving
  • Expired license or registration
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Running a red light or stop sign
  • Failure to signal when changing lanes
  • Possession of an open container of alcohol while driving
  • Failure to yield right of way

More serious traffic offenses are not violations but crimes. For example, a hit-and-run accident where you cause property damage or a minor injury is a misdemeanor and can result in a criminal record and jail time. Should you leave the scene of the accident that caused serious injury or death, you face felony charges and a possible prison sentence. Similarly, driving on a suspended or revoked driver license and driving while impaired (DWI) are also mistakenly thought of as “traffic violations” but are crimes.

Learn how we fight your traffic ticket

Having a traffic ticket attorney from The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin greatly increases the chances of a reduction or dismissal of your charges. In most instances we can appear in court for you. We can meet with the prosecutor prior to the trial and negotiate for a reduced charge for a non-moving violation that carries no points. We may also be able to argue for the Court for a prayer for judgment continued (PJC), where you enter a plea of guilty or no contest but the court withholds judgment and there are no points on your record or insurance and no fine.

Free consultation about saving your license and insurance

The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin is here to help you contest your traffic charges. We never underestimate the seriousness of traffic charges, and we devote our efforts to having them dismissed or disposed of in a way that does not prejudice your license or insurance rates. Contact us online or by telephone at 336-638-1117 to arrange a consultation in convenient downtown Greensboro at no charge to you.

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