Traffic Tickets

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This office handles traffic tickets mainly in Ventura County, with a niche in red light camera tickets. I also handle issues related to driver’s license and DMV administrative hearings. Please read my traffic law articles below:

A sample of what I handle include:



  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day
    March 17, 2015
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  • Commercial Drivers and Traffic Tickets
    March 16, 2015
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    For commercial drivers, it is imperative that you speak to a traffic attorney right away to hear your options.  I help commercial drivers all the time. The general consensus is that a point on the license will almost always affect their employment. Therefore, I treat these tickets with the highest priority. Many vehicle codes may also ...
  • Violation of a Suspended License Can Carry Huge Punishments!
    March 2, 2015
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      The general misconception is that there is a restricted license for almost anything. This cannot be any further from the truth. Unfortunately, it is hard to explain the details of why this is without going into convoluted legal statutes around license suspensions. To get a restricted license, you must first figure out what statute (law) ...
  • DUI? Traffic? License Suspension?
    February 16, 2015
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      Our primary focus is on vehicle laws (DUI, traffic, and license suspensions). Even your smallest legal troubles are our highest priority. We understand the needs of the clients, which is why dedicate time writing about legal information, infographics, and tips for you to peruse. We also work with clients to make sure they understand all ...
  • Check us out in the News!
    February 10, 2015
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    We are very grateful for all the media coverage on our upcoming case. Thank you Crypto Coin News, Coindesk, and Bitcoinist (special thanks to Scott Fargo) for your hardwork and dedication to the cryptocurrency community. Check out Law Office of Charlotte Lin in the news recently: https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/knc- class-action- investigation-into-knc-miners-mischief/ http://www.coindesk.com/us-attorney-investigating-potential-class-action-suit-kncminer/ http://bitcoinist.net/bitcoinist-news-bits-knc- ...
  • Negligent Operator California (License Suspension by the DMV)
    February 10, 2015
    Frequently, a driver in California gets a letter from the DMV informing them their license is facing suspension for having too many points. One frequent scenario is for someone who recently received a conviction for a DUI or for driving over 100mph (or any 2-pointers). This person may have also in the past year gotten ...
  • 10 Traffic Violations That Will Make Your Wallet Cry (Infographic)
    June 23, 2014
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    Traffic violations bring in millions of dollars of revenue for the government (see my statistics on speeding tickets). In California there is a long laundry list of traffic infractions and misdemeanors. There are also many higher-fine violations that usually involve commercial vehicles, and there are also some very obscure violations such as transporting radioactive materials. And, ...
  • California Man Accused of Hitting a Red Light Camera and Driving Off With It
    June 21, 2014
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    Driver allegedly ran into red light camera in Marysville, CA, put it in the back of his pickup, and drove off with it. He was caught on camera by witnesses. The red light camera was later found in a city maintenance yard.The driver’s charges include hit and run and grand theft.    
  • How to Read a Traffic Ticket – INFOGRAPHICS
    May 21, 2014
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      So you got a traffic ticket… Like millions of people, you probably have received a traffic ticket at some point in your life. Perhaps it’s a speeding ticket. Perhaps it’s a red light camera ticket. Usually, you will receive a citation, called a “Notice to Appear”. Most of the information on there are self-explanatory. You may ...
  • Minors and DUI: Under-Age Driver Can Face Harsher Consequences Than Adults!
    May 19, 2014
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    Minors and alcohol, or “teen drinking and driving”, create a problematic mix, legally speaking in California. I am referring to “minor” here as one under 21 (not just 18), since the legal age to drink is 21.There are 2 main problems that result from under-age drinking: driving under the influence “DUI”, and Minor in Possession ...
  • Minor in Possession of Alcohol, or Why “Zero Tolerance” Really is Zero Tolerance
    May 19, 2014
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    If you read my other article about Minors and DUI, you will see that I addressed what happens when a minor was driving under the influence. So what about someone <21 who has alcohol (but not in a car, or driving)? A worthwhile mention is “Minor in Possession”, which will trigger both court and DMV consequences. It ...
  • Will Driving Without a License be a thing of the past? (VC § 12500)
    May 9, 2014
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    As an immigration and traffic law attorney, the one thing I see repeatedly is driving without a license, VC § 12500. It is not uncommon to see a slew of tickets that start with speeding, or some other violation, and then has a driving without a license tacked on to it. This charge is pretty ...
  • California Speeding Tickets Explained (with INFOGRAPHIC)
    May 5, 2014
    California Speeding Tickets INFOGRAPHICS
      Frequently I hear “I got a speeding ticket”. My response is usually “What kind?” (Not sure what to look for on a traffic ticket? Look here for an infographics on how to read a traffic ticket). There are different types, or I think of them as “levels”, of speeding ticket. Knowing what kind of ticket you got ...
  • Yellow Light Defense to Red Light Camera Ticket
    April 29, 2014
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    You closely follow a line of cars ahead of you, and just when you are about to make your turn, the yellow light changed to red. Some lights flashed and you don’t think much of it. 2 weeks later you get a letter in the mail with 4 photos showing you as the driver, violating ...
  • Traffic Ticket Statistics INFOGRAPHICS
    March 18, 2014
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    Got a speeding ticket recently? Read my explanation on basic types of speeding tickets in California. Also, look at my How to Read a Traffic Ticket infographics for basic information.