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Understanding Your Speeding Ticket
Speeding tickets typically have a box checked for lidar, clocked, radar or estimated. It is important to know how your speed was calculated in order to fight it.
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| Categories: Traffic, CDL, Speeding, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: | View Count: (106)
Before paying or resolving a traffic citation, it is a great idea to consult with local counsel to determine the impact of a ticket on your driving history.   In the course of my practice this week, I have spoken to two different individuals in the same predicament.  Both were driving through Virginia earlier this year and given a citation for speeding 81/70 mph zone.  Under Virginia Law, speeding is considered CRIMINAL RECKLESS DRIVING if the speed is more than 20 miles over the posted limit...
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| Categories: Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: | View Count: (114)
Do out of state tickets affect my auto insurance?
How to determine whether you should appeal an out of state traffic ticket.
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| Categories: Traffic, Insurance Surcharge, Speeding | Tags: traffic, insurance, ticket, appeal | View Count: (1)
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Massachusetts "No Fix" Statute

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Massachusetts "No Fix" Statute
M.G.L. 90C Section 2 states in relevant part: "A failure to give a copy of the citation to the violator at the time and place of the violation shall constitute a defense in any court proceeding for such violation, except where the violator could not have been stopped..."
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| Categories: Traffic, Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: speeding, appeal, ticket, no fix statute, citation | View Count: (136)
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Be Careful of License Suspensions

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In Massachusetts, almost all moving violations are characterized as "surchargeable events." With a moving violation, if it is surchargeable, your insurance company has the right to surcharge your insurance. What that amounts to is an increase of approximately 10% of your premium per year for 3 to 6 years.
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| Categories: General, Traffic, Insurance Surcharge, CDL, Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: license suspension, insurance, surcharge, ticket | View Count: (115)
Criminal Warrants for Traffic Violations
In Massachusetts, several motor vehicle offenses are criminal violations. A failure to respond properly to the ticket or summons may result in the issuance of a warrant.
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| Categories: Criminal Law, OUI/DUI/DWI, Warrant, Misdemeanor, Traffic | Tags: suspended license, negligent operation, warrant, traffic violation, criminal | View Count: (349)
Is it too late to appeal my ticket in Massachusetts?
A common question that arises with Massachusetts tickets is whether it is too late to fight the ticket.  Here is a breakdown of when you still have an opportunity to do so, and when it is too late.
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| Categories: Traffic, CDL, Speeding, Suspensions, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: ticket, speeding, traffic, appeal | View Count: (1)
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Suspension for Immediate Threat

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Suspension for Immediate Threat
The Registry of Motor Vehicles has discretion to suspend your license as an immediate threat if it is deemed you are a danger on the road. An attorney can help you navigate the process of reinstating your license with an immediate threat suspension.
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| Categories: Suspensions | Tags: Suspensions, Immediate Threat, RMV | View Count: (212)
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Don’t Ignore That Ticket!

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Don’t Ignore That Ticket!
A speeding ticket received between Thanksgiving and New Years can be one more thing added to your long list of holiday obligations.
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| Categories: Speeding | Tags: speeding ticket, fight speeding ticket, ticket lawyer | View Count: (475)
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Why fight it?

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Why fight it?
In Massachusetts, a speeding ticket is a civil offense. Unlike criminal offenses, it is not mandatory to appear in court. You have the choice to either accept responsibility and pay the ticket, or appeal the ticket and fight it.
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| Categories: Traffic, Speeding, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: fight speeding ticket, cdl, massachusetts, jol, license suspension | View Count: (157)
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