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Speeding Ticket Lawyer in Renton, Washington

Welcome to Duncan Law, PLLC, where we specialize in providing expert legal representation for individuals facing speeding ticket charges in Washington State. If you have received a speeding ticket, our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the legal process, potentially reduce fines, and minimize the impact on your driving record and insurance premiums. Contact us today at 206-237-7714 or visit our website at Duncan Law, PLLC to schedule a consultation.

Understanding Speeding Tickets in Washington State

Speeding tickets in Washington State can result in significant fines, increased insurance premiums, and points on your driving record. The cost of a speeding ticket varies depending on how much over the speed limit you were driving and the specific circumstances of the infraction.

Speeding Ticket Fines

According to Washington State law, the fines for speeding are as follows:

  • 1 to 5 mph over limit: $33 to $43

  • 6 to 10 mph over limit: $43 to $48

  • 11 to 15 mph over limit: $58 to $63

  • 16 to 20 mph over limit: $73 to $83

  • 21 to 25 mph over limit: $88 to $108

  • 26 to 30 mph over limit: $108 to $133

  • 31 to 35 mph over limit: $133 to $158

  • 36 to 40 mph over limit: $158 to $188

  • Over 40 mph over limit: $188

Fines are higher for speeding in areas with lower speed limits, such as school zones and construction zones.

Why Hire a Speeding Ticket Lawyer?

Hiring a speeding ticket lawyer can provide several advantages:

  • Expert Knowledge: Our attorneys understand the nuances of traffic laws and can identify potential defenses.

  • Reduced Penalties: We can negotiate with prosecutors to reduce fines and points on your driving record.

  • Court Representation: We will represent you in court, saving you time and stress.

  • Insurance Impact: Successfully contesting a speeding ticket can prevent your insurance premiums from increasing.

Our Legal Services

At Duncan Law, PLLC, we offer comprehensive legal services for individuals facing speeding tickets, including:

  • Case Evaluation and Consultation: We provide an initial consultation to discuss your case and determine the best course of action.

  • Defense Strategy Development: We develop a personalized defense strategy based on the specifics of your case.

  • Negotiation and Plea Bargaining: We negotiate with prosecutors to seek reduced charges or alternative sentencing options.

  • Court Representation: We represent you in court, presenting a strong defense to protect your rights and interests.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What should I do after receiving a speeding ticket?

After receiving a speeding ticket, you should:

  • Review the ticket for accuracy.

  • Decide whether to pay the fine or contest the ticket.

  • Contact a speeding ticket lawyer to discuss your options.

2. How can a speeding ticket affect my insurance?

A speeding ticket can increase your insurance premiums significantly. On average, Washington drivers with a single speeding ticket pay 21% more for full coverage insurance than those with clean records.

3. Can I contest a speeding ticket?

Yes, you can contest a speeding ticket. Common defenses include:

  • Challenging the accuracy of the speed measurement.

  • Questioning the officer's observations.

  • Proving that the ticket was issued in error.

4. What happens if I accumulate too many speeding tickets?

Accumulating multiple speeding tickets can lead to license suspension. Washington State law mandates a 60-day suspension for drivers with three moving violations within 12 months or four within 24 months.

5. How much does it cost to hire a speeding ticket lawyer?

The cost of hiring a speeding ticket lawyer varies depending on the complexity of the case. However, investing in legal representation can save you money in the long run by reducing fines and preventing insurance rate hikes.

Contact Us

If you are facing a speeding ticket in Washington State, don't wait to seek legal help. The consequences of a conviction can be severe and long-lasting. At Duncan Law, PLLC, we have the experience and knowledge to provide you with a robust defense.Contact us today at 206-237-7714 or visit our website at Duncan Law, PLLC to schedule a confidential consultation. We're here to protect your rights and fight for the best possible outcome in your case.

About Duncan Law, PLLC

Duncan Law, PLLC is a top-rated law firm serving residents of Washington State. We specialize in various areas of law, including traffic infractions, criminal defense, and estate planning. Our commitment to providing trusted legal counsel and personalized service has earned us a reputation for excellence.For more information about our services or to schedule a consultation, visit our website at Duncan Law, PLLC. By choosing Duncan Law, PLLC, you are choosing a dedicated team of legal professionals committed to achieving the best possible results for your case. Let us help you navigate the complexities of your speeding ticket and protect your driving record.

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