When you pay a traffic ticket in the State of Florida, you are admitting guilt to the charges against you. A guilty plea to a traffic offense in Florida can result in points against your driver’s license and other complications, including suspension of your driver’s license and increased auto insurance premiums. Penalties for criminal traffic offense convictions in Florida are even more severe—you may be sentenced to pay steep fines or serve prison time. If you have been cited for a traffic offense in Miami or elsewhere in Florida, you should consider hiring a Miami traffic offense attorney immediately, particularly if you are facing criminal traffic charges or you have a prior record of traffic offenses.
MIAMI-DADE TRAFFIC OFFENSES
Traffic accidents and traffic violations are not always black and white. A skilled Miami-Dade traffic offense lawyer can often prove extenuating circumstances in order to get traffic offense citations dismissed or reduced to a lesser offense.
Miami-Dade traffic offense lawyer, Chad Piotrowski, frequently helps clients with Miami traffic offense cases including:
- Speeding violations
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Habitual Traffic Offenders
- Driving with suspended license
- Driving with a revoked license
- Careless or reckless driving
- Hit and run / leaving the scene of an accident
- Driving without insurance
- Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer
- And more
PENALTIES FOR FLORIDA TRAFFIC OFFENSES
Some traffic offenses carry more severe penalties than other offenses. Running a red light and minor speeding tickets are examples of civil traffic offenses, which are punishable by fines and points being added to your driving record. Criminal traffic offenses, including DUI, reckless driving, and driving without a license, are much more serious and punishable by steep fines, probation, or time the county jail. The state of Florida can also suspend or revoke your driver’s license if you accumulate too many points on your driver’s record due to Florida civil or criminal traffic offenses.
SPEEDING TICKETS AND MINOR MOVING VIOLATIONS
The vast majority of drivers will receive a speeding ticket, or moving violation, at some point in their lifetime. If you are lucky, these traffic offenses will be few and far between. Yet even if this is your first traffic offense, it is important to review your case with an experienced Miami traffic offense attorney as soon as possible.
By understanding the technicalities surrounding most traffic offenses, a Miami traffic offense lawyer can fight to have your traffic offense ticket dismissed all together. Unfortunately, most drivers do not realize they can fight their ticket in court. As a result, they may end up paying unnecessary fines and accumulating points on their Florida driving record that can adversely affect their insurance premiums for years to come.
EVADING AN OFFICER, AND HIT AND RUN
If you deliberately try to evade a police officer, drive while under the influence, or leave the scene of an accident, you can find yourself facing serious felony charges. Felony traffic offenses carry severe penalties, hefty fines, and prison time. In addition, having a felony conviction on your record can prevent you from finding a job, maintaining relationships, and even traveling outside of the country.
Due to the severity of these crimes, it is imperative that you retain the services of an experienced Miami traffic offense attorney to defend your rights and protect your future.
WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A FLORIDA TRAFFIC OFFENSE LAWYER
Even if you have only been charged with a minor speeding ticket, it is beneficial to hire an experienced and veteran Florida traffic offense lawyer immediately. Oftentimes, a skilled Miami traffic offense attorney can negotiate for lower fines or reduced points for a traffic violation. When faced with a criminal traffic violation, such as a felony hit and run, a Miami traffic offense attorney will defend you against these serious charges, and help you avoid lengthy incarceration.
Miami-Dade traffic offense attorney, Chad Piotrowski, is experienced in helping clients avoid fines, driver’s license points, and other penalties for Florida traffic offenses.If you or someone you love has been charged with a traffic offense in Miami-Dade County, Broward County, Palm Beach County, or anywhere else in Florida, call today to arrange a free confidential review of your Florida traffic offense case.
[There] aren’t that many people left in this world that give you[their] word and keep it. Chad genuinely cares about the problem at hand. Whether minute or something very serious you can sit back and relax, knowing you have the best representation available. I would recommend Chad to my family and friends.
(Jan 15, 2013) I had the distinct pleasure of working closely with Chad when we were both supervising attorneys within the Domestic Violence Unit at the State Attorney’s Office here in Miami-Dade County. We successfully tried numerous jury trials together, and I always look forward to the opportunity of working with him again on any matter. Chad is a phenomenal attorney whose training, experience, intelligence and trial skills are only matched by his commitment to excellence. He is very trustworthy, hard working, and always uses his experience to get positive results for his clients without fail. As such, Chad’s stellar reputation amongst the legal community is very well deserved.
– Robin Pimentel (Worked together on matter)
I have known Chad as both a dedicated prosecutor as well as an aggressive criminal defense lawyer who regularly achieves well beyond his clients’ expectations.
– Thomas Mote (Fellow lawyer in community)
(Feb 7, 2013) Mr. Piotrowski is a highly skilled lawyer. He has an outstanding reputation with the judges. I endorse this lawyer!
– Frank Gaviria (Fellow lawyer in community)
(Jan 8, 2018) When i first contacted through email i was suprised and impressed that he was willing to call me to discuss the case at 10pm. He was honest and real reasonable priced and didnt use agressive sales and fear tactics like other lawyers use. He treated me fairly and not like a criminal. Was falsely arrested by miami dade narc cops for preworkout supplement that they claimed was opoids and 100% cbd hemp oil that they claimed is thc oil. Chad was agressive and moved quickly got this case dismised at the araignment for a reasonable price.
– Doug (Case dismissed at araignment)
(Oct 26, 2017) I called Chad on a weekend for a free consult, he was at the park with his family, he was hired on the spot as we spoke. We researched him online extensively, read reviews etc. During the months of anxiety, Chad would call/text to explain anything or address concerns and try to calm my nerves. He doesn’t act/talk strict & binding. He’s very hands-on, experienced, knows his work, 110% trustworthy, very out-going, straight-forward tells you as it is, crack jokes, and actually keeps in communication, which is very important, because being informed helps you to understand everything as you go along. So, here you have a lawyer who is not only good at law but is a people’s person, not like some unpleasant, overpriced ones out there. We recommend Chad to ANYONE. If you’re in doubt or worried about something, trust HIM! He was also very affordable and had a very convenient payment plan. CASE DISMISSED.
(Jan 8, 2017) Chad is an excellent attorney. As a working parent I was not able to be at court to support my daughter while going through criminal charges. Chad was there every single time supporting my daughter by keeping her informed, by contacting her previous attorneys from out of State to reduce her case from criminal to civil. There are no words I can ever express to convey my gratitude.
Thank you Chad
(Jan 6, 2016) I had three trumped up felony charges over something that should have been a police warning at most and the prosecution really, really wanted to pin on me.
Chad went above and beyond both in how he treated me and how he handled the case. My life isn’t ruined right now because of him. He got everything DISMISSED while every other attorney i spoke to were happy to take whatever offer they were given, still leaving me with a ruined record.
Chad, thank you, hiring you was the best decision I’ve ever made.
(Dec 4, 2013) Chad was fantastic. I had a felony case, and as my first offense, I was scared and confused on the entire process. I am glad I choose Chad to represent me, after speaking with so many lawyers. He was honest and detailed from the beginning. He got my case dismissed.
If you need a lawyer in Miami I suggest you go with Chad Piotrowski. He was very adamant about beating my case. He put in maximum effort into my case. He mad me feel comfortable and confident the entire way throughout my case. In the end he fought to get me the very possible outcome. I would definitely retain his services again and recommend him to friends and family. Thank you Chad.
– Julian Sanchez
Mr. Piotrowski is very professional. Mr. Piotrowski represented my nephew and we couldn’t ask for a better attorney. There was never a call not answered, emails and text messages were always answered.
I would refer anyone to mr. Piotrowski I would trust him with anyone in my family. If you need an attorney I guarantee Mr. Piotrowski is the one!!!
Thank you again!!
– Salazar & Moreno Family
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