General Traffic Violations

Protecting your wallet and your driving privileges from the damages caused by speeding tickets or other traffic citations can be a confusing task. Many people are unaware of their options to combat these citations and simply pay the fine and accept the convictions. Not addressing these matters can lead to long term issues, including eventual license suspension or revocation. Hiring a lawyer to help you address traffic citations as soon as you are ticketed can be a key strategy to reduce the damage caused by a conviction, saving you money and the hassle of a license suspension.

At the Law Office of Thomas Swain, PLLC, our attorneys leverage a detailed knowledge of Texas traffic laws and Austin area traffic courts to assist clients facing various citations. We work diligently to help you avoid convictions by proving your innocence, or limit the damage by working with the traffic courts to find a satisfactory reduced charge. Our firm understands the importance placed on your ability to drive yourself to work, school or even to the grocery store. With that in mind, we'll fight to help you protect your license even if it means going to court.

Contact our office online or call 512-912-9122 to schedule a free consultation to learn how we can help defend against your speeding ticket or other traffic violations.

Informative Advice on Limiting the Damage Caused by Citations

Our firm understands the importance of limiting the harm done by traffic tickets, and offers careful examination of the events leading to your citation in an effort to discover inconsistencies in police reports or malfunctions in equipment used to gather evidence against you. Should any weaknesses be found, we will use them to apply pressure on the prosecution in an effort to reduce or eliminate the charges against you.

This approach allows us to address citations for various traffic violations, including:

  • Expired registration
  • Failure to follow posted sign
  • Unsafe movement to left or right
  • Failure to maintain proper following distance
  • Unsafe lane change
  • Failure to display driver's license
  • Motorcycle offenses
  • Helmet violations
  • Speeding tickets
  • Running red lights
  • Failure to control speed
  • Failure to yield
  • No insurance - failure to maintain financial responsibility
  • Suspended license - Driving on suspended license
  • Crossing a solid white line
  • Expired inspection

Penalties for such Class C misdemeanors can include:

  • Fines
  • Points on your license
  • Surcharges for specific offenses
  • Suspension of license
  • Increased insurance rates

Contact our office to discuss your specific citations today.