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Licensed in North and South Carolina

Top Charlotte Traffic Ticket Lawyer

What happens when I get a Traffic Ticket?

When you cited with a traffic violation, the ticket usually indicates a date and time at which you are supposed to appear in a county courthouse. Appearing in court can be intimidating, time consuming and affect your insurance premiums. Many people have the mistaken belief that paying off their traffic tickets takes care of their problem. Paying off your ticket can increase your monthly payments for your auto insurance or worse yet, cause you to revoke your drivers license.

How can a traffic ticket lawyer like the Law Offices of David A. Concha, P.C., help you with your traffic violation?

If you need a traffic ticket lawyer and live in Mecklenburg County, Cabarrus County, Gaston County, Iredell County and Union County, we can help you. Traffic violation lawyer David Concha will appear on your behalf, talk to the Assistant District Attorney and explain your situation to the Judge if necessary. If your appearance is not necessary we will go to traffic court for you. If your traffic violation case requires your appearance, then we will try to handle your matter quickly so you can get back to your job or whatever other activities you have going on in your personal life. Traffic ticket Attorney David Concha has developed relationships in all of these counties and always attempt to get your charges dismissed or negotiate the best plea to minimize the damage you could suffer as a result of a traffic conviction. Many times we can get a Prayer for Judgment Continued (PJC), which, results in no points, a reduction in speed, Improper Equipment, or other dispositions that have no negative impact on your insurance rates or cause the least impact possible. What we are able to negotiate will depend on your driving history and some times your personal interaction with the police officer that gave you the ticket. Below we have provided the differing point systems.

OffenseDMV Points
Driving While Impaired (DWI)12
Passing a Stopped School Bus5
Aggressive Driving5
Hit and Run (property damage)4
Careless and Reckless Driving4
Following too Closely4
Illegal Passing4
Stop Sign Violation3
Stop Light Violation3
Speeding at a speed > 55 mph3
School Zone Violations3
Failure to Yield Right of Way3
No Operator’s License (NOL)3
No Liability Insurance3
“Other” Moving Violations1

No Points Convictions

The following offenses have no point assignments:

  • Carrying concealed weapon
  • Illegal parking
  • Improper plates
  • Improper registration
  • Over loads
  • Over width/height and/or length
  • Unlawful display of emblems and insignia
  • Improper muffler
  • Improper display of license plates or dealer’s tags

North Carolina Insurance Points:

The North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) regulates the insurance rates in North Carolina. An insured’s rate will be surcharged based on the number of insurance points that they receive during a three (3) year experience period. The following are the surcharges that will be assessed against an insured based on the number of insurance points received:

One Point25%Five Points105%Nine Points225%
Two Points45%Six Points130%Ten Points260%
Three Points60%Seven Points160%Eleven Points300%
Four Points80%Eight Points190%Twelve Points340%

The NCDOI has listed traffic offenses that will cause an insured to receive insurance points.

Click to view the full document provided by the NCDOI.

If you live in Charlotte or nearby cities and need the assistance of a traffic ticket lawyer, call David Concha’s Charlotte Law Offices at (704) 525-8824 to request a free initial consultation or fill out our online contact form