Offense: GA 40-6-181 Speed 77 in a 55
Location: Tift County, GA.
I received a ticket for speeding 22 over speed limit, while Driving another person's car. As this is my first speeding ticket. I am not sure what to do, and if there is anyway to keep it from affecting their insurance as the insurance follows the car in florida.the location seems to go off my location, so please forgive me for any issues of locational error. and thank you to all of the barristers who have responded. I have taken your advice on this matter, and found a lawyer familiar with TCSO's tactics. thank you again
The best way to handle this is not to take matters into your own hands. Find a Georgia speeding ticket lawyer right on this website. There are many waiting to help you.
The problem is, no matter what you say by the time you get to say it in court, you're probably already found guilty in the mind of the trier of fact.
A speeding ticket is won by excluding testimony or evidence based on the rules of admissibility in court.
I have dedicated the last 27 years of my life to aggressively fighting speeding tickets for those who need to keep insurance rates low in a jurisdiction where insurance rates are the highest in the state.
I have been quite successful by utilizing the Florida administrative code and the Florida statutes as well as the rules of evidence to cross-examine officers and exclude speed measuring device evidence.
However I often see unrepresented defendants in coats and ties bringing books in and asking foolish questions that get them convicted or testifying in a way that gets them convicted. Don't be one of them.
Find a speeding ticket lawyer in the state where you received the citation. The citation may not be contested in Florida. I wish you the best of luck.
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I received a traffic ticket in Georgia. I contacted a Georgia attorney in the County where I received the ticket and he handled it.
I would look at the AVVO web site and see if there is a traffic ticket attorney in Tift County, GA or in the city where you received the ticket. It is possible that your attorney will be able to reach an agreement, which will not affect your insurance rates.
Yours is not a question of Florida law; it is a Georgia law question and, unless they happen to be dually licensed, Florida lawyers cannot advise you on matters of GA Law. I am not a GA lawyer so I cannot comment on matters of GA law or procedure.
Still, had you asked this question in FL then I would say that in my opinion, the best defense for any traffic citation anywhere is to hire a local traffic ticket lawyer. I can't speak to Brooklyn, NY but in Miami, Fl, where I have been a practicing criminal defense lawyer for 23+ years, there are many skilled and experienced traffic lawyers who know the law, the procedure, the Judge and probably the cop. In short you will almost certainly get both competent representation and a better result for a relatively small fee / investment.
That said, I don't suppose that too many GA lawyers are going to happen upon your question as posted, so I suggest that you repost this question and put your location as "______________, GA" instead of "Tallahassee, FL" and then you will attract GA attorneys.
Still, I hope that I have been helpful in redirecting your question.
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