Why Hire An Racine Traffic Violation Lawyer

Can’t You Just Pay The Fine? Why Get a Lawyer?

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Many drivers in Wisconsin, have been charged with a traffic violation or recieved a ticket. Chances are, they most likely didn’t pay attention to the speed limit. Or they accidentally ran a stoplight. Maybe they didn’t know they were committing a hit and run, after bumping an unattended car and failed to contact the driver. Maybe something more serious like reckless driving. Regardless of the type infraction, traffic violation tickets can be expensive. And consequences may end up more serious or expensive than a basic fine. Depending on the violation, and the offender’s driving history, some drivers can face license suspension, points added to their driving record, and even the possibility of jail time.

Some traffic violators, embarrassed by their mistake or scared to face more serious consequences are quick to pay their tickets. However, Legal consultation should be considered first. If you have received a traffic violation, it may be difficult to know when you would benefit from legal representation. The staff at Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., have years of experience and offer free initial consultation. Many drivers aren’t aware that there are often strategies to help reduce or dismiss traffic violation charges.

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When Do I Need An Attorney for a Traffic Violation?

Each traffic violation case is different and dependent on a variety of factors, therefore, Wisconsin drivers should take advantage of our free initial consultation. Initial consultations are crucial to anyone facing any type of traffic violation or ticket. An experienced attorneys can offer advice and help individuals decide what they should do or what may happen next. There are often alternate options than simply paying the fine and an attorney will discuss and explain your options.

While you may not find it necessary to hire an attorney when you’ve received a basic speeding ticket. However, It is wise to consult an attorney and hire one to represent you. Especially when you have received a fine for a ticket you don’t understand or agree with. Additionally, if you have committed a traffic violation that resulted in the injury of another person or resulted in property damage, you should strongly consider legal representation. Many people, facing a traffic violation, believe they are knowledgeable enough to represent themselves in court, but more often than not, they are unsuccessful in reducing their fine.

Choosing a Lawyer For Traffic Violations

Choosing an attorney to represent your case may be initially overwhelming, if not a bit scary. The advantage of choosing an attorney, who offers free initial consultation, is that you have no obligation. If you decide that your citation isn’t worth the expense of legal representation. You should choose an experienced law firm who is knowledgeable in all types of traffic violations from minor to major. Choosing an attorney in your local area will not only make it more convenient for you. But it is advantageous to speak with a professional who is familiar with where the traffic violation occurred.

How Serious is a Traffic Violation?

You can decide if a Racine traffic violation lawyer is important for you. How is your current driving record? Have you had previous traffic violations that led to a conviction? Does your employment require a pristine driving record? Or will your insurance costs go up if you are convicted? Will your traffic violation hinder your “everyday life”? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should contact an attorney.

The team at Cafferty & Scheidegger defend the rights of drivers charged with driving offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. At Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., we have years of experience successfully defending clients in Wisconsin traffic courts. Contact the firm to arrange initial consultation with an experienced lawyer right away.

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From our offices in Racine and Kenosha Wisconsin, the criminal defense lawyers at Cafferty & Scheidegger defend the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin (Racine, Kenosha, Walworth). If you or a loved one is charged with a crime, contact us today to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine federal criminal defense attorney right away. For urgent matters, you are welcome to call or text us 24 hours a day at ‪(262) 632-5000.


We Defend You

The attorneys at Cafferty & Scheidegger have excellent knowledge of the state and federal court system throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. They are aggressive trial lawyers that are recognized for integrity and hard work. Our law firm’s strength lies in our exceptional pre-trial investigation and case preparation. We come to the prosecutor’s office prepared with the facts and ready to help you get the best possible outcome for your charges. Our priority is always to keep you out of jail and avoid a conviction on your record, whenever possible.

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Proven Experience

The dedication of the team at Cafferty & Scheidegger to client service and their record of success has earned them listings as Wisconsin Super Lawyer® from 2008 through 2022. In addition, their reputation for high standards has earned them an AV Distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Cafferty & Scheidegger is backed by more than 28 years of trial skills and courtroom experience.

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