Is it worth it to fight my speeding ticket in court?
Original Article Published by The Globe and Mail – http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/culture/commuting/is-it-worth-it-to-fight-my-speeding-ticket-in-court/article23970625/
Written by JASON TCHIR
This is a very insightful article about whether or not it is worth it to fight your ticket. It discussing the process and possible outcomes of contesting the ticket in court.
The article points out that any conviction can impact your insurance rates, and licence status, depending on demerit points and severity. It is not “just a fine”. This is something that we find ourselves discussing with clients on a daily basis. There are so many benefits to fighting even a small speeding ticket. The points and conviction on your abstract can be reduced or eliminated completely, the fine is often less, sometimes you can avoid a licence suspension, and it can save your insurance rates.
The article also addresses questions about whether you should represent yourself or retain an office to assist you. The information is very good for anyone considering fighting a ticket of any kind.
Take a look at the original article.