Baker & Taylor
Explains how to challenge motor vehicle citations, determine whether or not to fight a ticket, prepare for and present a court case, and cross-examine the ticketing officer.Ingram Publishing Services
Fight an unfair ticket in any state!
We've all received one -- a traffic ticket that seems completely unfair, the result of an officer's evening quota rather than a serious moving violation. But do you have to pay the penalty and watch your driving record crash and burn?
Not if you choose to fight back! With Nolo's Beat Your Ticket, you'll get the lowdown on the best strategies for beating traffic tickets in court. In plain English, you'll learn how to:
- use the law to fight an unwarranted ticket
- analyze the case and decide whether to fight or fold
- find out what the police officer plans to say at your trial
- find legal assistance and get the most out of it
- prepare witness testimony
- attack radar and other detection methods
- pick a jury
- present your case
- cross-examine the ticketing officer
Whether you want to contest a common speeding citation, a right-of-way violation, or a non-DUI alcohol-related offense, Beat Your Ticket clearly lays out your options. This edition is extensively updated to reflect your state's current traffic laws, including the latest rules, statistics, and court procedures.
Are you a California resident? Check out Fight Your Ticket & Win in California.
Beat Your Ticket author Attorney David Brown helps ticketed drivers get prepared to fight their tickets and win! Armed with Brown's new guide—the counterpart to his bestselling California specific Fight Your Ticket—road warriors have all they need to handle run of the road tickets with confidence. In comprehensive, easy-to-follow terms, Brown covers speeding violations, including how to fight Aircraft, VASCAR, radar, and laser tickets, rolling stops, illegal turns, lane changes, and DUIs. Brown teaches readers how to get fully prepared for court, including how to find and understand state-specific traffic laws, how to make a winning presentation at trial, and how to cross-examine the ticketing officer. A must-have manual for contesting bum-rap traffic citations, Beat Your Ticket belongs in every driver’s glove compartment.