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Stiefvater Law, LLC limits the number of clients to ensure that each speeding ticket case we accept gets the attention it requires. We believe that the defense of speeding tickets requires attention and care to the specific facts and circumstances. By limiting the number of clients whose cases we take, we have achieved results that lead to referrals from both former clients as well as other law firms. Talk to a Shaker Heights Speeding Ticket Attorney today.
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Do you need to avoid the points associated with your speeding ticket? In Shaker Heights, Ohio, most speeding tickets result in anywhere from 2 to 6 points on your driving record. Auto insurance companies will increase your premium based on the number of points on your driving record. If you get 12 points the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles will suspend your license.
The Speeding Ticket Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law will fight your case. You can avoid points and keep your driving record clean. Call now for a free consultation.
Speeding Ticket Points in Shaker Heights, Ohio
Clients call us to avoid points on their driving record. Points are added to your record depending on the specific circumstances of the offense. For example, if you get a speeding ticket and are convicted for speeding:
Over 10 MPH when the posted speed limit is 55 MPH or more, a conviction will result in 2 points on your driving record.
Contact a Speeding Ticket Defense Lawyer in Shaker Heights today to discuss the possible penalties associated with your speeding ticket.
Shaker Heights Speeding Ticket Penalties
Conviction of a speeding ticket typically results in a fine and points being added to the offender's driving record. It should be noted that many cities have their own local laws that increase minor speeding tickets to a more serious offense with more serious consequences.
Under the Ohio Revised Code, a typical speeding ticket is a minor misdemeanor. A conviction of a minor misdemeanor can result in a fine and points on your driving record. There is no possibility for jail. Under many local codes, the penalties for the same offense are elevated to a higher degree misdemeanor. These speeding tickets can result in higher fines and even a jail sentence or probation!
Beware of Increased Speeding Ticket Penalties
A typical speeding ticket under state law is a minor misdemeanor. A state code minor misdemeanor has a maximum fine of $150 and no possibility of jail. The local codes that label the same speeding offense as a higher misdemeanor carry more severe penalties, including the possibility of jail. For Example:
Third Degree Misdemeanor
Fine up to $500 and a jail sentence up to 60 days.
Call the Speeding Ticket Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to find out if we are currently taking on new clients. We are the Speeding Ticket Attorneys in Shaker Heights, Ohio, 44118.
The State of Ohio has established laws regulating the operation of vehicles. The following excerpt is from the Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4511:
A local authority shall not issue a ticket for a violation of section 4511.21 or 4511.211 of the Revised Code or a substantially equivalent municipal ordinance due to failure to observe the applicable speed limit based upon evidence recorded by a traffic law photo-monitoring device unless one of the following applies:
(A) For a system location that is located within a school zone or within the boundaries of a state or local park or recreation area, the vehicle involved in the violation is traveling at a speed that exceeds the posted speed limit by not less than six miles per hour.
(B) For a system location that is located at any other location, the vehicle involved in the violation is traveling at a speed that exceeds the posted speed limit by not less than ten miles per hour.
Zip Codes in Shaker Heights, Ohio: 44118, 44122, 44120