Frequently asked questions
It is understandable to have some concerns and questions, but you must take action.
We have answered some of the most frequently asked questions about fighting a traffic ticket.
Can TTAS - Traffic Ticket Advisory Services really help me?
Yes. A charge does not have to mean a conviction.
You can expect the following:
Review of the charging documents, traffic ticket and/or summons.
Preparing and filing the Notice of Intention to Appear with the court.
Make all appearances in court for you.
Obtain full disclosure, including police officers notes and witness statements.
Review the prosecution′s case for weaknesses and defects.
Argue successfully for the exclusion of evidence.
Retain the services of expert defense witnesses.
Challenge the credibility or memory of witnesses who may testify against you.
Prepare for and conduct a trial.
Negotiate with the prosecution for the withdrawal of charges, a lesser charge, or a reduced sentence.
When should I consult TTAS - Ticket Traffic Advisory Services?
The sooner the better. You can consult with or retain our services at any time. However, there may be evidence that needs to be preserved. We can alert you to what evidence should be collected immediately.
Can I defend myself?
Legally, yes, but it is not recommended. Motor Vehicle law is complex, with increasingly harsh penalties. We are familiar with all of the issues surrounding the charges, and the consequences you could face. Lack of expertise and knowledge could cause you to make critical and expensive mistakes. We have the knowledge and experience that is essential to be successful.
How much will it cost me?
It costs you nothing to pick up the phone and to call us.
All consultations are FREE of charge and you are under no obligation.
As part of our initial free consultation, we will make an assessment of your case. Based on this assessment, we will quote you an all inclusive block fee to represent you in this matter. This block fee represents the total cost for our services. There are no hidden costs or additional fees.
Should I plead guilty?
Never plead guilty without knowing the consequences of a guilty plea, they can be very serious.
Consequences could include any combination of the following:
A suspension of your drivers licence.
Indirectly, a substantial increase in the cost of insurance.
You might enter a guilty plea only to discover too late that you had an absolute defence to the charge(s), or that you could have pled guilty to a reduced charge.
Before you rush into anything, call us today for a free no-obligation consultation. We will advise you of your options. If you still want to plead guilty, you can always do so after you have spoken to us.
Will I have to go to court?
You will never be required to appear in Court, although in some situations your case may be enhanced if you are prepared to attend. In such circumstances you will be advised by us. 95% of our clients never have to attend court with us.