The Hoffman Firm The Hoffman Firm

Miami Traffic Ticket Lawyer

Don’t Pay Your Ticket – Fight It!

As is often the case with traffic tickets, drivers typically pay the ticket and then forget about it. However, motorists may have their licenses suspended or revoked if they accumulate too many points on their driving records, and failure to pay tickets can result in bench warrants being issued for the arrests of those drivers.

Certain traffic offenses in themselves can result in misdemeanor or even felony criminal charges. Just as is the case with any criminal allegation, alleged offenders are presumed innocent and must have their guilt proven beyond a reasonable doubt. However, this can only happen if you fight the ticket rather than paying for it.

Lawyer for Traffic Tickets in Miami & Fort Lauderdale

Were you issued a ticket for or have you been criminally charged with a serious traffic offenses in Florida? Do not pay any ticket without first discussing your legal options with The Hoffman Firm.

Attorney Evan Hoffman is an experienced former prosecutor who helps clients all over Miami and Florida, including Miami, North Miami, South Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Aventura, Key Biscayne, Hialeah, Opa Locka, and more. He can review your case as soon as you call to (305) 928-1669 schedule a free initial consultation

Traffic Ticket and License Information Center

Common Traffic Offenses in Florida

Traffic violations may be criminal or non-criminal violations. All violations can result in points being added to a motorist’s driving record.

Some of the common moving violations that are not considered criminal offenses include:

  • Speeding
  • Traffic Light Violations
  • Stop Sign Violations
  • Move Over Law
  • Minor Driving Without License
  • No Passing Zone
  • Open Container
  • Failure to Yield
  • Improper Lane Change

Traffic offenses that may result in misdemeanor or felony include:

  • Leaving the Scene
  • Careless/Reckless Driving
  • Habitual Traffic Offender
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • No Valid Driver’s License/Expired Driver’s License
  • Driving While License Suspended, Cancelled, or Revoked
  • Racing on a Highway
  • Registration Violations
  • Use of Fake or Fraudulent License

The Hoffman Firm also represents commercial drivers and out-of-state drivers who were cited for traffic offenses in the Miami area.

Habitual Traffic Offender Revocation

A habitual traffic offender (HTO) is defined under Florida Statute § 322.264 as any person whose record, as maintained by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, shows that he or she has accumulated a specified number of convictions for certain offenses within a five-year period. A motorist will be classified as an HTO is he or she receives 15 or more traffic offenses for which points may be assessed.


A driver can also be classified as an HTO if he or she is convicted of three or more of the following offenses within a five-year period:

  • voluntary or involuntary manslaughter resulting from operating a motor vehicle;
  • any driving under the influence (DUI) offense;
  • any felony committed using a motor vehicle;
  • driving a motor vehicle while license is suspended or revoked;
  • failing to stop and render aid as required under the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle crash resulting in the death or personal injury of another; or
  • driving a commercial motor vehicle while privilege is disqualified.

When a person is designated as an HTO, his or her license is revoked for five years. It is a third-degree felony if that motorist is caught driving while his or her license is revoked.

Florida Resources for Traffic Tickets

Miami-Dade County Traffic Online System: Visit this website to search for and pay traffic citations in Miami-Dade County. Tickets need to be paid within 30 days from date they are issued, but it can take three weeks for the citation to appear in this system. You can find the eight locations where tickets can be paid in person on this website. The Miami office is located at the following address:

Florida Highway Patrol (FHP): The FHP patrols roads and highways throughout the Sunshine State and also investigates accidents in Florida. On this website, you can learn more about the history, troop boundaries, and policies of the FHP. You can also view traffic incidents by region and request traffic crash reports. The FHP has a Miami-Dade County station at the following location:

Contact The Hoffman Firm for Help Fighting Your Ticket

If you have been cited for a criminal traffic offense or you are in danger of having your license suspended because of multiple non-criminal violations, it is in your best interest to seek the help of experienced legal counsel. The Hoffman Firm represents clients throughout Miami and Fort Lauderdale, including the communities of North Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Opa Locka, and more.

Evan Hoffman is a DUI attorney who fights to get the most favorable outcomes for all kinds of traffic tickets. Call (305) 928-1669 for service in Miami or 954-737-3004 for service in Broward County. You can also contact us online for a free case review.

Why Should You Hire The Hoffman Firm? Here Are a Few Reasons:

  • Client-Focused Representation
    Our Firm is dedicated to client satisfaction. We are available 24/7 to help those in need.
  • Decades of Experience
    Attorney Evan Hoffman has over two decades of experience fighting for the accused.
  • Premier Criminal Defense Firm
    Experienced Attorney Evan Hoffman has handled some of the most high profile and complex cases.
  • Proven Track Record
    Client satisfaction is our top priority. At The Hoffman Firm we take great pride in our success and case victories.
  • Florida Former State Prosecutor
    Attorney Evan Hoffman has extensive knowledge of the strategies used by prosecutors throughout Florida.
  • Free Initial Consultation
    We offer free initial consultations to ensure that we have your best interests in mind.


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