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Tavares, FL Traffic Offense Attorneys

Adams & Luka

While you may think of a traffic offense as speeding or failing to stop at a red light, there are many other violations that can leave you facing misdemeanor or felony charges. Whether you have been issued a citation for speeding or charged with a criminal traffic offense, it is important to consult with an experienced Tavares traffic offense lawyer as soon as possible. At Adams & Luka, our defense attorneys work diligently to protect your driving privileges and future, providing you with the guidance necessary to resolve your case in the most effective way possible.

Common Traffic Offenses in Tavares & Throughout Lake County, FL

Depending on the offense and other factors, a motorist may be issued a traffic citation upon being pulled over by police, or charged with a criminal offense. The most common include:

  • Driving over posted speed limit (speeding)
  • Reckless or careless driving
  • Failing to stop at a stop sign or red light
  • Failing to yield right-of-way
  • Passing a school bus that is stopped
  • Driving with an expired vehicle registration
  • Driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license
  • Failing to yield to an emergency vehicle, or failing to stop for a siren
  • Hit and run
  • Driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Racing on the highway
  • Not having liability insurance
  • Negligent homicide or manslaughter involving a motor vehicle
Traffic Violations and Criminal Offenses in Lake County, FL

Many Florida residents are not aware that some violations are those that will result in a ticket or points on their licenses, while others are actually criminal offenses that could result in jail time and a criminal record. For instance, a speeding ticket usually leaves you facing a fine, increases in insurance rates, and points on your license. However, a criminal offense such as DUI or hit and run can leave you facing criminal penalties which may include jail time, fines, a criminal record, and more.

Regardless of whether you have been issued a traffic ticket or charged with a criminal offense, an experienced Tavares traffic offense lawyer can provide the legal guidance you need to ensure the outcome is the very best possible in your situation.

While speeding typically results in a ticket, if driving at excessive speed leads to an accident with damage of more than $50 and you leave the scene, you may be charged with hit and run. Many motorists are not aware that when a specific number of points are accumulated on their driving records within a certain period of time it may result in driver's license suspension. For example, 12 points accumulated within a one-year period may leave you facing a 30-day license suspension. Twice that many points within 18 months, and you will lose your privilege to drive for one year.

Contact Adams & Luka Now

No one want to lose his or her driving privilege; at the same time, no one wants to face criminal penalties for DUI or negligent manslaughter or homicide. At Adams & Luka, we work aggressively to obtain the best possible result for every client we represent, regardless of how serious your situation may be. Contact our Tavares traffic offense attorneys now for a free consultation at 407-872-0307.

Client Reviews

I would like thank my attorney Thomas Luka. I knew from the beginning I had the right guy in my corner. While celebrating with family and friends at a Public Park in Seminole County, a fight broke out among various people. Myself, and a good friend, broke up the fight and the instigators left. Six months later, I was wrongly accused as the person who started the fight. The first attorney I hired could not even get a response from the State Attorney handling the case. Someone referred me to Tom and I felt comfortable at his demeanor and reactions.

After conversations with Tom, who knew I would settle for nothing less than a FULL DISMISSAL due to my innocence, I hired him. His firm of Adams and Luka did the due diligence by interviewing witnesses and the police who were on the scene, as well as starting a dialogue with the State Attorney. After gathering statements from witnesses, Tom was able to present a strong argument on my behalf to the State Attorney on why the case should be dismissed. If the State Attorney was not willing to dismiss the case, Tom was ready to take the case to trial.

The result by Thomas Luka: Case Dismissed.

I am 53 years old with a spotless record and glad to keep it that way thanks to the time, effort, hard work, and professionalism of the Adams and Luka and Tom Luka.

Earl from Mesquite
Thomas Luka left a life-long great impression of lawyers. He was always professional, on time, and answered things honestly. From the start and during the 14 months it went on - Tom was very upfront and honest with me about the possible outcomes. The result was better than I had hoped for. Tom really over-delivered. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Marcela Giorgi
Adams and Luka were very professional and savvy in the courtroom. When you're in court with Mr. Luka you will think you have the best attorney there. I recommend this law firm. Pioneer Tech
Rich Adams is an outstanding criminal attorney. I have had the opportunity to refer several friends and clients to his practice for handling of criminal matters, and on every occasion he has produced an excellent result. Rich practices with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the law, and a passion to defend his clients. I will continue to refer clients to Rich Adams, and would strongly recommend him for your legal needs. Brian Pink