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Gardnerville Traffic Violations Defense Lawyer

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Traffic violations in Nevada can range from infractions to misdemeanors and even felonies. When you violate traffic laws in the state, the DMV will add demerit points to your driving record. These points will be assessed based on the type of violation you committed. If you accumulate 12 points within 12 months, you driver’s license can be suspended by the DMV. For more serious misdemeanor or felony violations, you will also face criminal penalties.

Challenging a traffic violation is no different than fighting any other type of charge. You have a right to defend yourself in court, to tell your side of the story, and present evidence in your favor. In order to succeed, it is highly recommended that you retain the services of a qualified attorney who knows the system and how to present a cohesive defense before the judge. At the Law Office of Ronald F. Cauley, Inc., we have been defending those accused of all types of traffic violations—from speeding to felony DUI—for more than three decades. Our Gardnerville traffic violation defense lawyer offers competent and caring legal representation in even the most complex and serious of traffic violation cases.

Need to fight back against a traffic violation? Contact the Law Office of Ronald F. Cauley, Inc. for dedicated legal assistance; call (775) 273-6111.

Types of Traffic Violations in Nevada

Traffic violations and their demerit points can include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Speeding – points ranging from one to five, depending on how far above the posted limit you were driving
  • Reckless driving – eight points
  • Careless driving – six points
  • Leaving the scene of an accident – six points
  • Running a red light or stop sign – four points
  • Tailgating – four points
  • Second and subsequent offense cell phone usage or texting – four points

A license suspension of six months will be automatic after accumulating 12 points in a year.

Most misdemeanor and felony traffic violations do not include demerit points but will result in a license suspension or revocation. Convictions of these violations can also result in jail/prison time, fines, and a permanent criminal record.

Misdemeanor and felony traffic violations can include:

  • DUI
  • Driving on a suspended or revoked license
  • Driving without a license
  • Hit and run
  • Reckless driving
  • Texting while driving
  • Vehicular manslaughter
  • Leaving a child under eight years of age unattended in a vehicle

If you are facing any of the above, you can discuss your case with our Gardnerville traffic violations defense attorney to better understand your situation and potential defenses.

Book a consultation at (775) 273-6111 today.

Why Hire Ron Cauley?

Here Are Six Reasons
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  • Track Record of Success
  • Community Involvement
  • Decades of Experience
  • Community Relationships
  • Former Judge & Prosecutor
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