Highland Park, TX Traffic Tickets
Hire a Highland Park Traffic Violation Attorney
You just got a traffic violation. Now what? Hire a Highland Park traffic violation attorney? There are lots of reasons to do so. Hi, I’m traffic violation attorney Todd E. Tkach. The Highland Park traffic violation attorneys at the Law Office of Todd E. Tkach, P.C. represent people who have received traffic citations, in any jurisdiction throughout the Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex. Our goal is to have your ticket dismissed! As licensed traffic violation attorneys, 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. Don’t go-it-alone! Call the Highland Park traffic violation attorneys with the Law Office of Todd E. Tkach now to talk with one of our courteous staff members, who can explain the traffic citation process, answer any questions you may have, and ultimately resolve your traffic ticket case.
With the Highland Park traffic violation attorneys of Todd E. Tkach, P.C. on your side, your worries are over. We’ll immediately send a notice of representation to the court, enter a plea of not guilty on your behalf and set your traffic ticket or traffic violation 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 violation case or a negotiated plea agreement in your favor. Of course, a Highland Park traffic violation attorney with our office will be with you on the date of your court hearing to fight for a dismissal of the charges against you. If your traffic violation is not dismissed, we’ll aggressively negotiate for a favorable plea agreement with the prosecutor or take your case to trial.
What happens if I don’t hire a Highland Park traffic violation attorney?
What you don’t know can hurt you!
Warrants for your arrest without a Highland Park traffic violation attorney
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 violation 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 violation, which could take several months.
Let me suggest an alternative. Keep your cash and protect your driving record! For a nominal fee, hire Todd E. Tkach to post an attorney 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 Todd E. Tkach now at 214-999-0595. Our team of Highland Park traffic violation attorneys and staff have the experience, knowledge and skills to aggressively represent you to make sure that your rights are protected.
Avoid paying fines or get fine reductions with a Highland Park traffic violation attorney
Simply paying your fine for a traffic violation 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 violation involved, the fine could be several hundred dollars. Hiring 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.
Avoid points on your driving record with a Highland Park traffic violation attorney
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 violations. The number of Points charged varies depending on the type of traffic violation you are given, but ranges from one (1) to six (6) points. A Texas driver gets 2 points for most traffic 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 Todd E. Tkach represent you on your traffic violations and protect your driver’s license.
Avoid paying surcharges with a Highland Park traffic violation attorney
Convictions of certain traffic violations 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 violations. Call Highland Park traffic violation attorney Todd E. Tkach now! We’ll fight for a dismissal of these traffic violations 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.
Stop insurance rate increases with a Highland Park traffic violation attorney
Convictions of traffic violations 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 or traffic violations 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 Todd E. Tkach now to protect your driving record.
Do I have to be in court with my Highland Park traffic violation attorney?
In most cases, it is not necessary for you to be present with your Highland Park traffic violation attorney on the day of your traffic violation 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! Todd E. Tkach can make the court appearance for you. Even if you’re not there, 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.
Attorney representation for all Class C misdemeanors
All traffic tickets, traffic violations,code violations and other municipal tickets are “Class C” misdemeanors, according to the laws of the State of Texas. The Highland Park traffic violation attorneys 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. Attorney 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 Highland Park traffic violation attorney Todd E. Tkach to make sure your rights are protected!
Suspension or Revocation Help
Our local traffic ticket practice in your community
We serve your community and cover all aspects of traffic ticket cases.
Other Highland Park Ticket Pages
- Jurisdiction of the City of Highland Park
- Highland Park Administrative Driver License Hearing Representation
- Highland Park Arrest Warrant
- Highland Park Attorney Help for Driver License Suspension
- Highland Park DPS Driver License Hearing
- Highland Park Driver License Suspension Hearing Attorney
- Highland Park Driver License Suspension Hearing Lawyer
- Highland Park Driver License Suspension Notification
- Highland Park Lawyer Help for Driver License Suspension
- Highland Park Municipal Court Warrant
- Highland Park Occupational Driver License Attorney
- Highland Park Occupational Driver License Information
- Highland Park Occupational Driver License Lawyer
- Highland Park Occupational Driver License - ODL
- Highland Park Speeding Ticket
- Highland Park Speeding Ticket Attorney
- Highland Park Speeding Ticket Lawyer
- Highland Park Suspended Driver License
- Highland Park Suspended Driver License and Reinstatement Information
- Highland Park Ticket Attorney
- Highland Park Ticket Dismissal
- Highland Park Ticket Lawyer
- Highland Park Ticket Warrant
- Highland Park Traffic Attorney
- Highland Park Traffic Citation
- Highland Park Traffic Lawyer
- Highland Park Traffic Ticket
- Highland Park Traffic Ticket Attorney
- Highland Park Traffic Ticket Lawyer
- Highland Park Traffic Violation
- Highland Park Traffic Violation Attorney
- Highland Park Traffic Violation Lawyer
- Highland Park Traffic Warrant
- Highland Park Warrant
- Highland Park Warrant Lifted
- Highland Park Warrant Roundup
- Driving with a Suspended or Revoked Driver License in Highland Park
- TxDPS Suspension Notification Highland Park Defense Attorney
- TxDPS Suspension Notification Highland Park Defense Lawyer
Our traffic tickets video library
Please explore our video library about traffic ticket cases.
See Our Entire Library of Traffic Ticket Videos
You need knowledgeable and skilled representation if you get a traffic ticket
Getting a traffic ticket impacts your for years: your driving record, insurance costs and potentially state surcharges. Don't simply pay the ticket. Instead, get a better outcome.