We know facing traffic charges or even expensive speeding tickets can be daunting. A South Florida traffic crimes lawyer from Rossen Law Firm is here to help fight for your freedom and your driving privileges. Reach out to our team today to discuss your unique case with a skilled defense attorney serving Fort Lauderdale.
What is a Traffic Crime?
When it comes to traffic crimes in Fort Lauderdale, we’re referring to actual traffic crimes, not just traffic infractions (but we can represent traffic infractions, too!).
Traffic Crimes include things like DUIs, driving with a suspended license or being involved in a hit and run, or even vehicular homicide. If someone has further questions about whether their traffic incident may constitute a crime, they should reach out to an experienced attorney serving South Florida.
COMMON TRAFFIC CRIMES IN SOUTH FLORIDA
Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License:
- When someone drives on a Florida Highway with knowledge that their license is suspended, canceled, or revoked.
Hit & Run / Leaving the Scene of an Accident:
Involves a person’s unlawful exit from the scene of a car crash.
Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding:
As a traffic crimes attorney can further explain, general Fleeing and Eluding occurs in Fort Lauderdale when a driver has been lawfully ordered to stop their vehicle by a law enforcement officer, and the defendant knowingly refuses to stop, or has stopped and willfully fled in an attempt to elude police.
No valid Driver’s License:
A criminal charge in Florida for operating a car on a public highway without a Driver’s License.
Racing on Highways:
When someone competitively drives a vehicle in a speed or acceleration contest, or engages in drag racing, or participates as a passenger or race facilitator.
Operating a car in a manner demonstrating a willful disregard for safety.
CONSEQUENCES OF TRAFFIC CRIMES
Traffic Crimes penalties and consequences vary greatly in South Florida, making it vital to enlist the help of a knowledgeable attorney if you have further questions.
For reckless driving, as an example, the criminal charges can either be a misdemeanor or a felony and can result in up to 5 years in prison, 5 years on probation and up to $5,000 in fines.
- In more dramatic cases of Fleeing and Eluding the police, the penalties can be a first-degree felony with consequences of up to 30 years in prison or probation and up to $10,000 in fines.
TRAFFIC CRIME CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN SOUTH FLORIDA
Rossen Law Firm has extensive experience providing a compassionate and expert defense to traffic crime charges.
While these situations can feel isolating, many others have been where you are, and Adam and his team has helped them come out the other side successfully.
Give our office a call if you’re facing criminal charges related to traffic crimes in Fort Lauderdale. We’ll listen to your story, discuss the best course of action for you and see what resources may help you.
We believe that bad things can happen to good people and a mistake shouldn’t have the ability to ruin your life – and our South Florida traffic crimes lawyers will fight to make sure it doesn’t.
Free Traffic Crimes Criminal Defense Strategy Session
We handle traffic crime cases of all types. We know how to protect your rights and provide you with an individualized and aggressive defense to your criminal charges.
We offer FREE strategy sessions so you know how we’ll prepare to get the best possible result on your case.
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HOW WE WIN LOCAL TRAFFIC CRIMES CASES
- Learn how we got a Driving While License Suspended case dismissed and cleared our client’s driving record so they could get their license back.