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Busted! How and Where to Handle Traffic Tickets

by Melissa Crumish on

After getting cited for a speeding ticket and enduring several minutes, maybe hours, of self-flagellation, you must next shift focus towards deciding on whether to pay it or fight it. Traffic Ticket Penalties Traffic tickets come with several stated and unstated penalties. Besides the traffic ticket fine, usually posted on the citation, you may also […]

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Need Legal Help? Tips on Hiring a DUI Attorney by Kathy Teel on

Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are serious crimes, punishable by fines, jail time, license suspension or revocation, and a myriad of other life-altering consequences. Whether you’re rightly or wrongly charged with drunk driving, you need adequate representation in court – your cousin the bankruptcy lawyer won’t fit the bill. A […]

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Were You Drunk Driving? DUI and DWI Explained by Cara Hopkins on

Unfortunately, incidents of driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are all too common. According to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one in three people will be involved in an alcohol-related accident in their lifetime. Because these offenses are so common, we might assume we understand what drunk […]

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Find Out How Much DUI and DWI Convictions Really Cost by Alicia Sparks on

Think you know how expensive driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) convictions are? That all they carry are big fines and attorney fees, right? Think again! Drunk Driving Can Drain Your Bank Account Just take a look at some of the costs associated with DUI and DWI: Fines: In addition to […]

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DMV Point System Basics: What Are Points and How Do I Get Rid of Them? by Melissa Crumish on

State point systems help authorities identify habitual offenders (DMV-speak for atrocious drivers) for the purpose of making our roads safer. Participating states assign points to traffic citations. The point numbers vary based on the nature of the violation. The more flagrant the transgression, the more points you’ll see assigned to your driving record. For example, […]

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