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TFLORIDA TRAFFIC DEFENSE ATTORNEY
Attorney Howard Currie defends all traffic cases in Florida.
TRAFFIC - CIVIL
Upon receipt of a traffic ticket for any violation, you have 30 days from the date of issuance of the ticket to exercise any one of the following three options:
1. Pay the Ticket
2. Go to Driver's Improvement School
3. Contest the ticket and go to court
TRAFFIC - CRIMINAL
A criminal traffic charge is a violation of Florida Statutes, which requires a court appearance. Some examples are:
1. Driving While License is Suspended
2. Driving Under the Influence
3. Reckless Driving
Criminal charges carry penalties, which may include fines and court costs, probation and/or the possibility of a jail term. Persons charged with a criminal offense will receive a citation indicating a court date, time and location. A person may also be arrested on a criminal traffic charge and booked into the county jail.