The time to ensure that a moving violation stays off your record is before you pay the ticket. Once you pay a traffic ticket in Kansas, it counts as a conviction on your driving record. Since convictions for moving violations are reported to the state, your insurance company will have access to your record and so will your employer.
Our Kansas City criminal defense lawyers represent people on traffic charges in the Kansas City area, including Lenexa, Shawnee, Lawrence, Leawood, Olathe, Lenexa, Prairie Village, and Overland Park.
Attorney Rokusek is the former supervisor of the Traffic Division of the District Attorney's office in Johnson County and a former city prosecutor.
She knows how municipal courts prosecute traffic offenses such as:
Ensuring that traffic tickets for moving violations stay off your record is important to every driver. Your driving record can affect your employment, your insurance rates, and even your driving privileges. As your attorneys, we will work closely with the prosecutor and seek to minimize the potential penalties you face.
In many cases, we can negotiate a traffic ticket for a moving violation to a lesser charge that is not reported to the state, such as inattentive driving. If you are in doubt about the effect a traffic ticket may have on your future, our attorneys can answer your questions. Once you pay a ticket, a conviction is very difficult to reverse.