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Reduced Fines When Your Ticket is Reduced?
A factor in the total cost of a ticket that people sometimes fail to consider is the possible reduction of charges. Because the final amount of your fine depends almost entirely on the section of the law that you plead guilty to or are convicted of committing, agreeing to a reduction of charges – such as a lower speed, non-speeding ticket, or parking ticket – can dramatically reduce how much a Texas speeding ticket costs.
For example, say you get a speeding ticket for traveling 83mph in a 65mph zone. If you plead guilty, you will be assessed a fine plus accrue points on your driving record. If you plead not guilty, however, and are able to secure a plea bargain to a 0 point violation then your fine would be assessed accordingly. Typically, the less serious the conviction, the lower the fine and other penalties.
Only you can decide what course of action is best for your particular situation. If you will be seeking legal counsel, however, please consider our office for your representation. We have been representing clients charged with traffic violations and misdemeanors in Texas for many years. We offer affordable fees in most courts and appear on your behalf in most cases without you having to attend. We offer free consultations by phone, email, and in-person at our office. For a free consultation of your case, please contact us with the details of your case.
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