Getting a traffic ticket is not only irritating, but can be very expensive. But, it doesn't have to be. Consider hiring a Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyer. I'm attorney Todd E. Tkach. We represent people in every jurisdiction throughout the entire Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex who have received traffic citations. At this point, most of our clients are repeat clients. The reason they continue to hire us for traffic citations is because it's cheaper and/or we eliminate the hassle, headache, time and effort they would otherwise expend by not hiring us.
Our goal is to have your ticket dismissed! As licensed Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyers, we know that the Texas Transportation Code and the Texas Rules of Criminal Procedure contain hundreds of laws dealing specifically and solely with traffic citations. Additionally, each city, town and municipality has its’ own unique procedures and fines regarding traffic tickets. If we can't get an outright dismissal, we'll negotiate with the prosecutor to keep the citation from affecting your driving record and reduce the fine amount as much as possible.
How much will it cost you to handle your ticket on your own? The Court and the police don't want you to hire a Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyer to fight your ticket. They just want you to pay it. The apparent cheapest way is not always the best way. Paying the ticket results in a conviction, which can have long lasting consequences, including paying a high fine, increased automobile insurance rates, Texas Department of Public Safety "points" on your record, and surcharges from that same bureaucracy. Don’t go-it-alone! Pay the Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyers with the Law Office of Todd E. Tkach a low, one time flat rate fee resolve your case, save you money and take care of all the headaches. A simple telephone call to one of our courteous staff members is all you have to do. We’ll send a notice of representation to the court, enter a plea of not guilty on your behalf and set your traffic ticket or speeding ticket case for a court hearing. We’ll then promptly notify you of your court date and clearly discuss with you the entire procedure we’ll take to pursue a dismissal of your traffic ticket case. A Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyer with our office will be at your court hearing to fight for a dismissal of the charges against you. If your traffic ticket case is not dismissed, we'll aggressively negotiate a plea agreement in your favor or will take it to trial. When it's all over, we'll send you a letter notifying you of the result.
What you don’t know can hurt you! There are many reasons to hire a Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyer. Detailed below are just a few.
After you receive a traffic ticket, you only have a few days to either pay the ticket or set it for a court hearing. If you fail to do either, a warrant for your arrest will be issued. In that event, you cannot resolve that traffic ticket with the court unless and until you do one of the following two things: 1) pay the maximum fine amount for the ticket; or 2) post a cash bond in an amount equal to the maximum fine amount plus court costs! Neither of those options is advisable. If you simply pay the ticket, not only are you paying the highest fine possible for that particular ticket, but you are convicted of the charge, which means it will go on your driving record. Posting a cash bond can also be problematic. The amount of the cash bond will be equal to the maximum possible fine for that ticket, plus an additional amount for court costs. The cash necessary for that bond will be several hundred dollars. The Court holds your cash until you resolve your traffic ticket, which could take several months.
Let me suggest an alternative. Keep your cash and protect your driving record! For a nominal fee, hire lawyer Todd E. Tkach to post a Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyer bond, lift the warrant and go to court to fight for a dismissal of the traffic ticket. You don’t even have to go to court, unless you want to. Don’t wait. Call lawyer Todd E. Tkach now at 214-999-0595. Our team of Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyers and staff have the experience, knowledge and skills to aggressively represent you to make sure that your rights are protected.
Simply paying your fine for a traffic ticket means that you agree that you are “guilty” of the charge. If you are guilty, you must pay a monetary fine. Depending on the traffic ticket involved, the fine could be several hundred dollars. Hiring lawyer Todd E. Tkach to fight your traffic ticket could result in a dismissal of the charges. In that event, you don’t have to pay any fine!! Even if we can’t get the charge completely dismissed, we’ll aggressive negotiate with the prosecutor to reduce the fine amount and keep the charge off your record.
The State of Texas has a “Point System” that affects your right to hold and maintain a Texas driver’s license. You are charged “Points” against your driving record if you are convicted of certain traffic tickets. The number of “Points” charged varies depending on the type of traffic ticket you are given, but ranges from one (1) to six (6) points. A Texas driver gets 2 points for most traffic ticket violation convictions (3 points if a crash is involved). “Points” remain on a driver’s record for 3 years. Accumulating points on your driving record can result in huge “surcharges” assessed by the Texas Department of Public Safety and a possible driver’s license suspension. If that happens, you cannot legally drive an automobile in Texas. Let lawyer Todd E. Tkach represent you on your traffic tickets and protect your driver’s license.
Convictions of certain traffic ticket citations can cost you “surcharges” imposed by the Texas Department of Public Safety. A yearly $100 surcharge is assessed for 6 Points on your driving record; with another $25 surcharge for each additional point. The surcharge continues to be assessed as long as the Points total 6 or more. Additionally, convictions for “no insurance” and “driving while license invalid” mandate a $750.00 surcharge each! Don’t risk being convicted of these traffic tickets. Call lawyer Todd E. Tkach now! We’ll fight for a dismissal of these traffic tickets and the surcharges that accompany them. If we can’t obtain an outright dismissal, we’ll fight to get a dismissal through plea negotiations and keep the charges off your driving record.
Convictions of traffic tickets can raise your automobile insurance rates. Many automobile insurance companies check your driving record before agreeing to insure you or renew your automobile insurance. Having “convictions” for traffic tickets or speeding tickets on your driving record can cost you a lot of money. Your automobile insurance company may increase your insurance rates when you apply for new insurance or for a renewal of your existing insurance. Avoid paying increased insurance rates! Call lawyer Todd E. Tkach now to protect your driving record.
In most cases, it is not necessary for you to be present with your Farmers Branch traffic ticket lawyer on the day of your traffic ticket hearing. Although it can help us get a dismissal and/or to negotiate a more favorable plea agreement, your presence is usually not necessary. If you can’t be in court on the day of your hearing either because of prior commitments, work, being out of the state, or you just don’t want to take the time, no problem! lawyer Todd E. Tkach can make the court appearance for you. Even if you’re not there, lawyer Todd E. Tkach will fight to have your traffic ticket dismissed outright! If we can’t get an outright dismissal, we’ll aggressively negotiate to get the traffic ticket dismissed within a few months in the future to keep the citation off your driving record.
All traffic tickets, speeding tickets,code violations and other municipal tickets are “Class C” misdemeanors, according to the laws of the State of Texas. The lawyers with Todd E. Tkach, P.C. handle all types of Class “C” misdemeanors, as well as all other Penal Code violations. All Class C misdemeanors in the State of Texas are adjudicated in Municipal Courts and Justice of the Peace Courts. Although these are the lowest level of criminal courts in the State, some Class C misdemeanors can have significant and long-term effects. Lawyer representation can become very important. For example, multiple convictions for disorderly conduct can be enhanced to Class B or Class A misdemeanors, which carry jail time in their range of punishment. A conviction for a charge of Class C assault/family violence can be enhanced and can prohibit you from owning or possessing a firearm. Don’t “go-it-alone.” The long-term effects can be devastating. Call lawyer Todd E. Tkach to make sure your rights are protected!
We cover all jurisdictions and courts in the DFW Metroplex for all types of traffic citations and other Class C misdemeanors. We also represent people accused of more serious offenses such as Class B or Class A misdemeanors and felonies.
The DFW Metroplex is one of the USA's "mega-places" as measured both in physical size and population. It contains 13 counties and 210 cities and towns
Each city, municipality and Justice of the Peace Court throughout the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex has its’ own unique procedures and fine amounts for citations. Each court has its’ own procedures and guidelines. Knowing each court’s procedures and guidelines is crucial to achieving a favorable outcome.
We also cover most jurisdictions in Texas.
In addition to the greater DFW Metroplex, we also can cover almost any other jurisdiction in Texas. The only ones we don't cover are those in Harris County (including Houston Municipal) and Bexar county (including San Antonio Municipal.) If you have a question about if we can help you in the jurisdiction where you have a ticket, warrant, CDL issue or other legal matter, please call us.
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