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If an officer ticketed or cited you for a traffic violation, you probably want to resolve the matter as quickly as possible. Maybe you are considering paying the ticket and making the problem go away sooner rather than later. That may seem like a good plan now, but doing so means the ticket could continue to hurt you in the future.

Traffic violations in Michigan can result in a ticket or a criminal charge. Depending on the circumstances, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. If you are convicted, all of these results will have implications on your life, some more serious than others, such as:

  • Fines and court costs
  • Points on your driver’s license record
  • You could be ordered to complete a special program
  • Jail

Ignoring a traffic ticket is also a poor choice because your driver’s license could be suspended. Instead, consider a consultation with the lawyers at Creighton McLean & Shea PLC. We are very experienced with the court system in Wayne County and can help you determine whether your case has a chance of dismissal or a reduction in charges and the points on your license. Contact us regarding traffic violations such as:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Running a red light
  • Drunk driving or driving under the influence
  • Driving with a suspended or revoked license
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Failure to appear for a court date
  • Fleeing an officer
  • Hit and run

Our Attorneys Are Here To Help You

If you have been charged with a traffic violation, it is a responsible choice to seek the advice of an experienced traffic violation attorney. In Livonia, call 734-245-9289 to schedule a consultation or send our firm an email.

Don’t try to handle this matter on your own. It’s possible we can help you mitigate the impact of a traffic violation on the cost of your insurance.