Appealing Court Fines
As you would be aware it is becoming increasingly difficult for ordinary and professional drivers to avoid receiving a traffic fine at some time when driving. With the increased number of Speed Cameras, red light cameras, police radar, police number plate recognition cameras, constantly changing speed zones, school zones, double demerit point occasions, to remain fine free.
Many people are faced with the knowledge that although they have committed the offence losing their drivers licence. The impact of losing your driver's licence can be serious. There can be the loss of employment, due to not being able to drive to and from work locations, or being required to drive as part of the employment conditions, not being able to convey children or elderly relatives to appointments, or even being able to go to the shops for groceries. All of this can be devastating.
What can you do if you are given a traffic fine which may lead to loss of your drivers licence?
You really only have two options. You can pay the fine and accept any licence suspension penalty imposed. Or you can elect to take the matter to Court. It is important to remember that if you are in danger of losing your licence, DO NOT pay fine until you obtain legal advice. The reason being is that once you pay the fine you cannot generally elect then to take the matter to Court.
We have many satisfied clients who we have helped with running their cases in Court. Our clients have often been able to keep their drivers licences.
We are happy to assist with answering any legal questions you may have regarding your circumstances for free. If we are able to help you we will give you an honest opinion of whether going to Court will be of benefit to you.
It is better to make a free phone call and ask a question regarding your drivers licence as soon as you recieve the penalty notice. Call us anytime to discuss on 1300 859 713.