Any driver who has driven on the roadways of St. Petersburg or Clearwater has undoubtedly observed a police officer parked on the side of the roadway, monitoring the speed of drivers. Tickets for Speeding or Unlawful Speed, are the most common tickets issued in both Pinellas County and across the State of Florida.
In Pinellas County, there are two County Court Judges assigned to hear traffic-related cases, as well as a number of traffic magistrates who preside over traffic tickets in night Court. Our team of Speeding Ticket Defense Lawyers at Pinellas Ticket Defense have represented thousands of individuals charged with violations of Florida’s traffic laws over the past three decades. Through our vast experience, we have had the opportunity to witness drivers represent themselves and raise a variety of defenses. For example:
Although many individuals choose to represent themselves in traffic court, there is an old saying that “a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client.” It is likely that you are unfamiliar with the practice preferences of our local judges and magistrates. Similarly, you likely have little experience with speaking in Court, cross-examining police officers, or verifying the sufficiency of a police officer’s laser or radar logs. As a result, an inexperienced individual representing himself in traffic court is likely at a great disadvantage compared to those individuals who secure the representation of a highly-skilled traffic ticket defense lawyer.
While every speeding ticket case is different, the lawyers in our office commonly hear that clients have the same objectives:
Although no Florida lawyer, in any case, can guarantee a client of any specific outcome, our Speeding Ticket Defense Team offers a money-back guarantee that your case will be resolved with no points being assessed and without the need for you to attend court.