Where does my money go when I pay a Speeding Ticket?

Where does my money go when I pay a Speeding Ticket?

Each time you pay a traffic ticket or face other accusations in a municipal court, you incur three types of charges: fines, fees and costs. Fines = the monetary punishment for your offense. These go to the municipality in which the offense occurred. Fees = are for specific purposes or state programs. Local Court Costs = here is what, according to some, make traffic tickets so expensive. This money goes directly to the municipality that hosts the court to pay for court operations (mostly salaries, benefits and supplies.) Court users who face minor traffic offenses are a HUGE source of revenue for municipal courts. Do you have a Las Vegas Speeding Ticket? Call (702) 382-2000 today! No points. No Traffic School. No...
Traffic Stops & Racial Profiling

Traffic Stops & Racial Profiling

According to (NRS 289.820) “Racial profiling” means reliance by an officer upon the race, ethnicity or national origin of a person as a factor in initiating action when the race, ethnicity or national origin of the person is not part of an identifying description of a specific suspect for a specific crime. Basically, Nevada law requires you pull over when signaled to do so by a police officer. You are recommended to follow all legal instructions received from the officer. -To assist the officer in determining that you are not a wanted fugitive, keep your hands in sight at all times. (i.e. Upon initial contact, keep your hands on the steering wheel unless instructed by the officer to do otherwise.) -If/when the officer asks to see paperwork, let the officer know what you are intending to do. For example, “I’m going to get my registration in my glove box.” If for some reason there is a firearm in the vehicle, LET THE OFFICER KNOW IMMEDIATELY. -If you are stopped at night, turn on the vehicle’s dome light. -Stay in the car unless directed by the officer to exit the car. If you followed these guidelines but feel you were a victim of racial profiling during a routine stop, you have the right to report your concerns to the law enforcement agency in which the officer works. We wish you the...
“Move-Over” Laws in Nevada

“Move-Over” Laws in Nevada

If You Have a Fender-Bender Regardless of whether or not you believe there is damage to your vehicle, you must NOT obstruct traffic after a fender-bender. Obviously, if you are in a bad crash and your car is not able to move from the road, this rule does not apply! But if you are able to move your vehicle safely to the side of the road where it does not obstruct traffic, please do so. See NRS Chapter 484E for more about your duties following a crash. When you Notice an Emergency Vehicle (moving)   When any official vehicle of a regulatory agency, making use of flashing lights, approaches you from behind (or on the other side of the road) you must yield the right-of-way by immediately driving to a position parallel to, and as close as possible to, the right-hand edge or curb–clear of any intersection. You need to stop and remain there until the emergency vehicle has passed, unless otherwise directed by a police officer. When you Notice an Emergency Vehicle (stopped) According to NRS 484B.607, the driver of a vehicle approaching a stopped emergency vehicle must: Decrease the vehicle speed to a speed that is reasonable and proper and less than the posted speed limit Proceed with caution Be prepared to stop; and If possible, drive in a lane that is not adjacent to the lane in which the emergency vehicle is stopped unless the roadway, traffic, weather or other conditions make doing so unsafe or impossible. Near Bicycles Motorists passing a bicycle must move into an adjacent lane to the left, if possible. If not, you must pass with at...
What our Clients Say About Us

What our Clients Say About Us

At The Las Vegas Ticket Attorney Law Office, we’re proud of our hard work and customer service. We’d like to share with you what one of our clients recently posted on a social media outlet, as well as sent to our website. Thank you, Kate, for your feedback! * So grateful to the Las Vegas Ticket Attorney office. My boyfriend had two moving violations from when we were visiting Las Vegas last spring and one of them had gone into warrant. Mark, Jenny, and Stephanie all helped us through the process. They were so on top of everything every step of the way. We really appreciate the follow-up phone calls during the times we requested. My boyfriend was nervous about trusting a Vegas Law Office way from out in NYC where we live, but it all came together without any blips. Thanks guys!! Kate M. * To read more client reviews, click...
Speed Trap on 215

Speed Trap on 215

  Don’t you wish it was that easy? A sign warned us all so we had time to slow back down to the speed limit… Such is not reality here in the Las Vegas Valley (or, perhaps, anywhere on earth!) And one particular stretch of highway has been flooded with cop cars as of recently. Ever drive the West stretch of 215 from Charleston down towards Russell? If you are ever heading this way, BEWARE. This past Sunday afternoon there were three cop cars poised to catch speeders within a few miles of each other. And that is not far from the norm on that particular area of the 215; oftentimes there are at least one or two cop cars under the bridges, waiting for speed limit offenders. Now, we are not condoning speeding here… but perhaps it seems a bit harsh to pull over leisure Sunday afternoon drivers who may be going 5-10 over the limit while heading home from church, Trader Joe’s, or to visit family or friends. One way or another, Las Vegas police will be the first to tell you: the law is the law. So, if you happen to have a Las Vegas Speeding Ticket you need taken care of (No points, No School, No Court, No Insurance hike) call us today at (702) 382-2000. We offer a simple ‘fix by phone’ service so your ticket will be cleared up in no...
bbb-resized
avvo-resized
nevadaseal-resized
Get-Carded-Logo-resized
njaresized
Public-Justice-Logo-resized
nacdl-resized
americanjustice-resized

Free Consultation

Simply Click The Button Above or CLICK TO CALL AT (702)-382-2000
WE ARE OPEN 24/7

Why Hire Us?

We care, we communicate & we have 20+ years of experience.
Please click to learn more