Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the commonly asked questions.

Which counties do you cover? Are you able to assist beyond your geographical boundaries?

We currently serve clients who have received tickets in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union, Rowan. and Gaston counties. We concentrate on these counties due to the proximity to our office so we can personally take care of our clients' cases without over expanding our geographical territory. If we do not currently cover the county in which you received your citation. We have affiliate law firms we can recommend.

Which types of traffic tickets or citations do you handle?

Our office handles all types of traffic citations - including but not limited to the following:

  1. Driving While Impaired (DWI).

  2. Driving While License Revoked (DWLR).

  3. Every case is personalized thus we only discuss fees at the office.

Isn't it easier to mail in payment for my traffic ticket?

By mailing in payment for your traffic ticket you are admitting guilt. A guilty plea, In most instances is irreversible. Admission of guilt could result in the revocation of your driving privilege and often with certainty increase your insurance premiums.

Can I save money by going to court by myself?

Usually not. Going to court to handle a ticket can be an uphill battle for the average person. It isn't uncommon to spend several hours waiting in line just to speak with the District Attorney - a person whose entire career revolves around prosecuting you to the fullest extent of the law. This person is prohibited from giving you advice about how your conviction will impact your license or insurance. If you decide to fight your ticket, your hearing will likely be continued to a future date, meaning you must miss then another day of work just to finalize your case.

Our firm knows when to appear in court to put your case before the most favorable Judge and prosecutor. His knowledge will save you time and money in the long run.

What makes your office unique?

We have taken numerous steps to incorporate technology into the process. This adds up to convenience and time saved for you. Other law firms force you to send paperwork in through the mail or may even require you to come to their office to sign up. We understand that you are a busy person with a life to attend to. We make it easy to sign-up online for representation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

How can I get in contact with my Attorney?

Our attorneys are always available to clients during business hours. If you need to speak with your attorney, you should feel free to contact our office by phone or to contact your attorney specifically by email.

How does the process work?

Once you have made the decision to retain our assistance, you can easily do so by Clicking Here. The sign-up process will only take 1-2 minutes to complete. When we receive your new client sign-up, we swing into action - requesting your driving record from the DMV. After your record has been received, it is reviewed by our experienced attorneys to determine the best course of action. Following your authorization to proceed, we appear on your behalf and close the case as beneficially as possible. Finally, it is your responsibility to submit payment for court costs directly to the Court. We provide all the instructions you may need.

Why are court costs not collected upfront?

We believe in honesty and transparency. Prior to the conclusion of your case, court costs can only be estimated. The costs and fines incurred can vary widely depending on the severity of your citation and previous driving history. Additionally, total court costs may be more expensive if your outcome is more beneficial. Some firms charge a flat fee for court costs and then pocket the difference if total costs are less. Our office is transparent throughout the process, meaning that you only pay exactly what is owed - not a dollar more.

How can I trust that you will appear for my case?

Our firm are held to the highest ethical standard, not only by the State Bar, but also by our own rigorous internal review process. We only select the best of the best when it comes to hiring and our reviews on Google speak for themselves.

How will my driver’s license be affected if I am found guilty in court?

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (or the Division of Motor Vehicles in your home state if you are licensed elsewhere) may assess points against your license for the conviction. The accumulation of points (12 points in a 3-year period) may eventually result in the revocation of your license. Also, a conviction for certain offenses, such as driving while impaired, requires the Division of Motor Vehicles to revoke the license. A speeding conviction over 80 mph results in a suspension of your license. Two speeding convictions in a 6-month period will also suspend your license. Please give us a call to discuss the details of your case and see if there is a way to avoid such an outcome.

What should I do if I missed my court date?

Failing to appear on your court date results in an fine, a suspension of your driving privilege, and a possible order for your arrest. If you’re worried that you missed your court date, please call our office immediately.

How will my automobile insurance be affected if I am found guilty responsible in court?

Conviction of a traffic violation affect your automobile insurance rates in most cases. In most cases, they have a severe impact. If you have questions about the insurance consequences of your charge, please give us a call and our attorneys will walk you through the legal and insurance outcomes and what can be done to mitigate the impact.

My license has been revoked. What can I do?

In certain circumstances, we may be able to obtain a limited driving privilege for you. This will allow you to drive under limited circumstances, such as commuting to and from work. Furthermore, if your license has been revoked because of failure to appear or failure to comply matters from the past, please contact one of our attorneys immediately so that we can discuss the steps necessary to obtain a reinstatement of your license.

What's a prayer for judgement or PJC?

A “Prayer for Judgment Continued” or PJC is an antiquated North Carolina law that can be a beneficial outcome for certain lower level citations. It means that although the person charged has pled guilty, the court does not enter a final judgment of conviction in the case. However, there are a number of offenses for which the court is prohibited from entering a PJC, and there are certain circumstances in which a PJC may be treated like a conviction, so you should consult our attorneys about your legal rights and options. PJCs are not available for out of state license holders or commercial driver's license holders. Our attorneys can walk you through what possible outcomes may be available in your case and which, if any, are better than using your PJC.

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