Serious traffic offenses can wreak havoc on your driving record, raise your insurance premiums, and may cause you to lose your driving privileges altogether.
In the state of Maryland, drivers are assigned “points” for serious traffic violations. The more significant the violation, the higher the point value will be for that particular offense. During each two-year period, you are allowed to accumulate only so many points against your license before your license is suspended or revoked by the state.
Violations that are considered serious can include:
Not only will the above offenses accumulate points against your license quickly, there may be a possibility of jail time, fines and other penalties associated with each.
When You Need Seasoned Legal Representation…
Regardless of what type of traffic violation you are facing, it is crucial that you obtained expert legal representation as quickly as possible. An attorney who is well-versed in Maryland traffic offense laws can help you move through the various administrative proceedings, such as requesting a hearing with the Maryland DMV, and can also defend you against criminal charges should they apply.
As a citizen of the United States, you have the right to consult with an attorney as soon as you are charged, even before speaking to law enforcement. It is in your best interest to exercise these rights as soon as possible, and request counsel immediately following your citation or arrest.
Contact a Maryland Traffic Attorney Today
At the Rhodes Law Firm, LLC, we have the skills and experience needed to aggressively defend you against all types of traffic charges, including those that are serious and have the potential to make a significant negative impact on your life and reputation.
Don’t allow traffic offenses in Maryland to rob you of your driving privileges or cause you to lose your license. Attorney Shauna Rhodes is dedicated to providing each client with quality legal advice and solid representation, both in and out of court.
If you’ve been charged with any traffic violation, contact the Rhodes Law Firm, LLC today for a consultation at (301) 332-4774.