A traffic offense may seem like a minor inconvenience, but the consequences can actually result in significant hassle and expense. With fees, fines and rising insurance rates, a speeding ticket or another traffic infraction could end up costing you dearly in the long run.
The best way to avoid this expense and trouble is by enlisting the services of an experienced traffic defense lawyer. At Michael T. Burns, PLLC, in Louisville, we defend clients against a broad range of traffic offenses, including:
Driving without insurance
Lane violations (running red lights and stop signs)
Driving with expired registration
Texting and driving
Mike Burns can protect your rights in all legal areas, including defending your driver’s license before the Kentucky Department of Transportation. Our clients include people who rely upon their driver’s licenses to make a living, including truck drivers at risk of losing their commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs).
A Former Law Enforcement Officer Protecting Your Rights
Defense attorney Mike Burns is a former law enforcement officer who used to pull people over for committing traffic offenses. Because of this background, he knows firsthand the rules and procedures law enforcement officers must abide by when conducting traffic stops. If your rights were violated at any time, Mike is here to investigate and take legal action on your behalf.
Concerned about taking a day off work to fight a traffic ticket in court? Depending on the charge, your attorney may be able to appear in court on your behalf, sparing you the trouble and expense of taking time off.
Handling Serious Traffic Violations
A few minor traffic offenses can add points to your license and result in serious trouble, including suspension of your Kentucky driver’s license. A serious traffic violation can result in immediate criminal trouble. We are a full-service criminal defense law firm and can defend you against any misdemeanor or felony offense arising from a traffic stop, including drunk driving charges.