I Was Involved in an Accident That May Have Been My Fault and I Received a Ticket. Wouldn’t It Be Better to Just Pay the Ticket or Elect School?
Whether the accident is your fault or not makes little difference in traffic court. What the judge is looking for is whether or not there was a violation, not who was at fault. Who is at fault is a civil matter, not something for traffic court. Is it better to [inaudible 00:00:22]? It can be, but in almost all the accident cases I've ever handled, I go to court, I'm able to cross-examine witnesses. The witnesses often are not always accurate as to what had happened, and many cases get dismissed because there is just not enough evidence to prove that you are responsible for what you're being charged with whether it's reckless driving, failure to yield or other sorts of accident cases.