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Traffic Violations Defense Across North Carolina

Accusations of traffic offenses can profoundly impact your daily life, affecting everything from your driving privileges to your insurance rates and even your job security if you lose your license. At Todd Neal Law, PA, we understand the gravity of these situations. Our dedicated attorney, Todd Neal, is here to guide you through traffic charges and advocate fiercely on your behalf.

With over a decade of experience in criminal law and a history as a former prosecutor, Todd brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective to your defense. He is board certified in criminal law in North Carolina, a rare distinction in the legal community. Our attorney is well-equipped to handle even the most serious traffic violation accusations.

Understanding Traffic Offenses In North Carolina

Traffic violations can range from minor infractions to serious offenses. Examples of common violations we handle include:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving with a license revoked
  • Hit and run
  • Running a red light or stop sign
  • Illegal U-turn
  • Lack of collision insurance or insufficient insurance
  • Failure to yield
  • Misdemeanor or felony fleeing to elude
  • Misdemeanor or felony death by motor vehicle

Steps You Should Take After Getting Into A Traffic Offense

If you have been caught up in a traffic violation, these are some beneficial steps to consider taking:

  • Understand the offense: First, take the time to fully understand the nature of the offense you are charged with. Understanding the specifics of the alleged offense can help you grasp its potential consequences and determine the best path forward.
  • Secure legal counsel: As soon as possible, reach out to an experienced traffic attorney with experience handling similar offenses. It is crucial not to delay this step because an attorney can provide invaluable guidance on the legal process, assess the strength of your case and develop appropriate defense or negotiation tactics.
  • Prepare for court: If the traffic violation progresses to a court appearance, diligently follow your attorney’s guidance to prepare for the hearing. This includes gathering all relevant evidence, such as witness statements or documentation supporting your case, and organizing them in a clear and compelling manner. Practice your presentation with your attorney to project confidence and be articulate in expressing your version of events.

Our experienced lawyer can bring an advantage to your case. With his experience as a former prosecutor and his criminal defense skills, he can create a strategy tailored to your situation that can account for potential prosecution tactics.

Why You Should Not Wait To Engage An Attorney

After getting charged with a traffic offense, it is important to secure legal representation as soon as possible. This helps to:

  • To prevent self-incrimination: Without legal guidance, you risk saying or doing things that could harm your case or inadvertently admit guilt.
  • To understand your options: A lawyer can clarify your legal options and potential outcomes, guiding you on whether to contest the charge, negotiate a plea deal or pursue alternatives like traffic school.
  • To avoid the harshest consequences: Early legal help can minimize penalties such as fines, points on your record or burdensome license suspension period.

At Todd Neal Law, PA, attorney Neal spares no effort in diligently guiding clients through traffic offenses, protecting their rights and pursuing optimal outcomes with dedication.

A Forceful Trial Criminal Attorney

Our attorney’s strengths lie not only in his extensive legal knowledge but also in his practical courtroom experience. As a trial lawyer who is no stranger to the courtroom, Todd Neal regularly fights to preserve our clients’ driving privileges. Whether through negotiation or litigation, we are committed to achieving the most favorable outcome for your case.

Your Defense Against Traffic Violations

For a free consultation with a North Carolina traffic offenses lawyer who will work tirelessly for your defense, contact Todd Neal Law, PA, today. Call 919-375-2886 to reach our Raleigh office or use our email form. You can meet Todd in person, by phone or via virtual video call.