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Traffic Ticket Violations Q & A

Speeding Tickets Top Connecticut traffic ticket lawyers will agree while crime rates may be on the decline in Connecticut, the issuance of traffic tickets keeps increasing every year. Last year over 300,000 traffic tickets were issued across Connecticut. While a traffic ticket may not seem that serious, paying the fine on-line or mailing it in can have big consequences on your auto insurance premiums and can also result in having your driver’s license placed under suspension. The best Stamford traffic ticket lawyers will always advise you to plead not guilty and fight your ticket. Having an experienced traffic ticket lawyer working on your side will make the process a lot easier and often can get you a more favorable outcome.

Frequently Charged Traffic Ticket Violation
  • Speeding
  • Failure to Maintain Proper Lane
  • Traffic Control Signal
  • Operation Under Suspension
  • Reckless Driving
  • Evading responsibility
  • DUI
  • Passing a Stopped School Bus
  • Operation without Insurance
  • Following too Closely
  • Cell Phone Violations

If you have been issued a traffic ticket or have been arrested for a motor vehicle offense such as operation under the influence or reckless driving, it is important to retain the services of an experienced Stamford traffic ticket lawyer. Stamford traffic ticket lawyer Allan F. Friedman has 28 years of experience defending traffic tickets in Fairfield County and throughout the State of Connecticut. Attorney Friedman’s objective in handling traffic tickets is to make the process as pain free as possible for his clients and achieve the most favorable result. We work to try and have the ticket dismissed or reduced to a nonmoving violation which will not effect your insurance rates.

Frequently Asked Questions About Traffic Tickets
Q. Will Paying a Ticket “Online” or Mailing it in “No Contest” Mean I Get Points on my License?

A. The best Stamford traffic ticket lawyers will tell you that what matters most is what the insurance company sees and how that effects your insurance rates. While it says on the back of a Connecticut traffic ticket that mailing in the ticket or paying “online” will result in “no points”, it still goes on your DMV driving record and will result in increased insurance premiums that may wind up costing you hundreds of dollars in increased insurance premiums for years to come. For this reason, we always advise everyone to plead NOT GUITY and fight your ticket.

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Q. If I Am an Out of State Resident Visiting Connecticut and I Get a Traffic Ticket Will it Effect My Driving Record in My Home State?

A. A lot of out of state drivers who get tickets in Connecticut believe they can mail their ticket it in and avoid any consequences. However, since Connecticut is part of the Drivers License Compact this means the conviction will be probably transferred to your home state. It will go on your home state driving record and it will likely effect your auto insurance rates in your home State. Our firm regularly handles traffic tickets for out of State drivers. You never have to return to Connecticut. We handle everything for you. We will go to Court for you and work out a favorable resolution with an aim to avoiding any points on your license and prevent any increase in insurance premiums. Call today for a free consultation.

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Q. What Can a Traffic Ticket Lawyer Do for Me?

A. Hiring a Connecticut Traffic Ticket Lawyer can help you in a lot of ways. It is always better to have a trained professional speaking on your behalf to present your side of the story and give a human touch to show the State’s attorney that good reasons exist to reduce the charge against you. An experienced Stamford traffic ticket lawyer will know the best way to organize and present your case in the most effective manner possible to get you the best possible result. After 28 years of defending traffic tickets we are not reinventing the wheel.

Most importantly a traffic ticket lawyer can save you hours of time sitting at Court. In most cases we can take care of everything for you so you don’t have to take a day off from school or work and waste valuable time sitting in line at Court. Most of our clients feel that our low flat rate fees are a value proposition just for the time it saves them from having to attend Court to fight their ticket.

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Q. Will I Have to Appear in Court if I Fight my Traffic Ticket?

A. In most cases you will not have to appear in Court. We can usually take care of everything for you and appear in Court on your behalf. While some misdemeanor summons tickets do require a mandatory Court appearance, most traffic tickets do not require you to go to Court. The best thing to do is give us a call at (203) 357-5555 and we can tell you how we can help fix your ticket for you.

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Q. Can My Driver’s License Be Suspended if I Mail in My Ticket “No Contest?”

A. The Connecticut DMV can really confuse people with the language on the back of the ticket. They say that “no points will be imposed” if you plead “no contest” and pay the ticket online or mail it in. However, they mention “administrative consequences.” The administrative consequences include the driver retraining program and possible suspension of your drivers’ license if you are a repeat offender. So the short answer is yes, your license can be suspended if you mail in tickets “no contest.” The question is how many tickets you get. The best way to approach every ticket you get is to plead NOT GUILTY and call us to fight for the best possible resolution.

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Q. It Seems That the Fine Amount for the Ticket is Slightly Less Than the Legal Fee Your Firm Charges to Handle a Traffic Ticket – Why Shouldn’t I Just Save Money and Pay the Fine?

A. While our professional fees are generally higher than most traffic tickets, call us for a quote of our low cost flat fees to handle the defense of traffic tickets, when you factor in the hundreds of dollars in increased insurance premiums that paying a traffic ticket is going to cost you over the years to come our fees will seem like a bargain. In most cases our objective is not to fight the amount of the ticket but rather to prevent the ticket from making it onto your driving record and effecting your insurance rates. Sometimes, we are able to negotiate resolutions that involve charitable contributions in the original amount of the ticket and get the ticket dropped. Our objective is to keep your driving record clean. If you pay the fine you are going to get a mark against you that is going to cost you a lot more than the amount of the ticket with your insurance company. Give us a call at (203) 357-5555 and we will go over our flat rate fees and case strategy.

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Q. Do You Guarantee any Specific Result if I Hire You?

A. While we have a great track record of 28 years of achieving great results fighting traffic tickets, our past performance is not a guarantee of a particular result in your case. What we can promise you is that we will do our very best to fight hard to get the best possible outcome. We will advocate effectively and forcefully on your behalf with the State’s attorney but no one can predict how effective this will be in any particular case. Any attorney who guarantees a particular result is not being 100% truthful. All we can do is promise to do our best.

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Let Us Fight Your Traffic Ticket!

We provide free initial consultations, call us and we will spend the time to go over all the details of your case and give you advice on how we can resolve your traffic ticket. We have 28 years of Court room experience throughout the State of Connecticut. Working with an experienced Stamford traffic ticket lawyer can have a significant impact upon the outcome in your case.

If you have received a traffic ticket in Connecticut don’t hesitate to call the Traffic Ticket Guys today! We work on a flat fee basis and our rates are reasonable. Call Attorney Friedman at (203) 357-5555 to schedule your free initial consultation we are available 24/7. Or you can contact us online for a prompt response.

Client Reviews
Attorney Friedman is the best!! He was extremely helpful and put me at ease with staying on top of my case leaving me with little to worry about. He is hardworking and was extremely flexible with my work schedule in setting up appointments and phone calls. His worth ethic, compassion, and fair price point really set him apart! Raul M.
Not only does Allan give exceptional legal advice, but he also takes the time to get to know his clients on an individual level. He is always available to answer questions, and he is truly dedicated to achieving a fair outcome in each case he is presented with. Knowledgeable, professional & compassionate. Highly recommend! Jennifer S.
Allan has been my personal attorney for over 10 years. He is creative, had working, dedicated, tenacious, and incredibly reliable. I highly recommend him, please don’t hesitate to contact him for service. George K.
I would highly recommend Attorney Allan F. Friedman to anyone seeking counsel in Connecticut. He represented our family's interests in a very professional, fair and effective way. I would give him my highest endorsement. Greg S.
Absolutely Exceptional Attorney. I give Allan a 10 out of 5 - he is that good and far beyond excellent!!! Allan handled my traffic matter with the highest level of professionalism, empathy and efficiency that anyone could ever ask for… Jose
This man literally saved my life! I had a criminal mischief and domestic charge along with a protective order put on me. Atty Friedman successfully got me into the required needed to have these charges dropped. Then came the felony protective order violation...Long story short I walked out of court today with all my charges nolled. Anonymous