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Despite the dangers associated with speeding and other unlawful behaviors, most drivers in Florida don’t give much thought to going a few miles per hour over the posted speed limit, forgetting to signal, or failing to come to a complete stop. Until, that is, they are pulled over by a Florida police officer and issued…

Getting pulled over by the police can be a stressful experience, and one that no one wants to go through. But if you are pulled over and issued a ticket for speeding, understanding your rights and responsibilities, including how long you have to pay that ticket, is important. At the law offices of Skubiak &…

Most drivers in the state of Florida are guilty of going above the speed limit at least once over the years, if not routinely. However, most drivers don’t intentionally speed and refrain from traveling one-to-two miles per hour over the posted speed limit. However, some drivers make the mistake of excessively speeding on Florida’s roads,…

After receiving a speeding ticket, your first instinct might be to agree to pay the fine. Stop! Florida drivers actually have several options that they should fully consider before agreeing that they are guilty of speeding. In this article, we will discuss your options as well as the pluses and minuses of each approach. You…

So you’re trying to get somewhere important—maybe work, maybe to visit a relative. And yes, you might be going a little over the speed limit. But suddenly you see the blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror and your heart is in your mouth. What do you do? Hopefully, you do what the law requires—you…

Speeding tickets can be expensive. Certainly, no one is expecting to pay several hundred dollars simply because they got caught going a few miles over the speed limit. If you’ve received a speeding ticket in Florida, you might have many questions. Here we will answer the most common that we receive. How Much is a…

No, you don’t “have” to. However, the only way to avoid taking a class is to fight the traffic ticket and win. Or admit you are guilty, pay the fine, and accept the points on your record. These aren’t great options for everybody. Basically, you will need to attend traffic school in two situations. You…

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Traffic tickets are difficult to avoid and costly to pay. Knowing your rights and having an effective traffic ticket attorney are essential in order to avoid fines, especially those associated with red light cameras. Let’s start by understanding how red light cameras work: Receiving a citation from an officer is completely different from being ticketed…

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The rules of the road are changing, and we’ve got everything you need to know about operating your phone while driving in Florida. The recently-filed law, SB 79, makes clear the state’s intention to curb the increasingly-dangerous behavior of operating a phone behind the wheel. When the state Senate convenes next year, here’s how things…

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You got pulled over and now you have to decide whether to pay the speeding ticket or fight it. The traffic courts, DMV, and other agencies won’t always make it easy to fight your ticket. Don’t let that stop you! Traffic tickets, from a minor moving violation to a high speeding ticket, can cause a…