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The traffic crimes include actions such as driving under license suspension, DUI, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, and street racing. These examples are misdemeanor crimes, which are criminal offenses and if convicted you’ll have a criminal record. A DUI has special conditions that that could lead to an escalated charge of a felony crime.
If you become a habitual traffic offender, you could lose your license for five years. Some traffic crime she may not be arrested but you will be given a criminal notice to appear.
Many people make the mistake of treating it like a simple traffic citation, and because they were not prepared, or even failed to show up for the hearing end up with a warrant for their arrest and lend themselves in jail.
When pulled over for traffic crime is important that you do not do anything to intentionally annoy the police officer or be non-compliant because the law officer does have the discretion to arrest you instead of giving you a criminal notice to appear.
Michael S. Brown, Esquire has been an attorney in the Orlando area for over 13 years. He was a prosecutor for over 5 years with the State Attorney’s Office in Orange and Osceola County. There, he handled misdemeanor cases, juvenile cases, felony cases, felony violations of probation, and litigated over 20 jury trials.
Mr. Brown left the State Attorney’s Office to become a civil litigator in the areas of foreclosure, breaches of contract, and insurance defense. He has practiced in Courts throughout the State.
Mr. Brown is admitted to practice in every Court in the State of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar and all 3 federal courts in Florida.
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