Many people unwisely fail to seek legal counsel prior to entering a plea on a traffic charge. In Georgia, points are assessed on moving violations by the State depending on the offense and/or speed. Some offenses result in a suspension of driving privileges, enhanced penalties, and even jail time. Drivers under the age of 18 face stricter where an accumulation of four or more points in a year will suspend their driver’s license. If you receive a traffic citation or charge, you should always consult with a qualified attorney prior to a court appearance or paying the fine.
The Law Offices of Larry H. Tatum, P.C. is equipped to handle any traffic violation, including:
- Speeding tickets
- Suspended license charges
- No insurance
- No license
- Reckless driving
- Other traffic violations
While the penalties you face depend on your specific traffic violation, jurisdiction, and facts, the Law Offices of Larry H. Tatum, P.C. is determined to help you minimize or avoid the legal consequences, even the unexpected ones.
If you are from outside the area and received a citation while traveling, we may be able to help you resolve your ticket without you having to return to the area.
The Law Offices of Larry H. Tatum, P.C. is experienced in the city, county and State courts to provide you with quality representation and defense to any traffic violation. Contact us today for an appointment!
Under 21 Traffic Violations
Drivers under the age of 21 are subject to stricter laws in Georgia, which often carry harsher consequences, including mandatory license suspension for certain offenses. The Law Offices of Larry H. Tatum, P.C. has helped numerous young drivers preserve their driving privileges and avoid other consequences of traffic violations.
Harsher Penalties for Underage Drivers
Drivers under the age of 21 face an automatic license suspension if convicted of DUI (.02 BAC), reckless driving, racing, and speeding 24 mph or more over the posted limit. Suspensions may range up to 12 months, with no eligibility for a license permit to drive to school or work.
Always talk to an experienced traffic law attorney before pleading guilty or just paying the citation.
In addition points on your record, you could face license suspension, super speeder fines, and/or steep increases to your car insurance.
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