Yes, it is possible to lose your Missouri state driver’s license if you do not take care of a St. Louis traffic ticket. However, even if you have lost your license, it is possible to get the license reinstated).
When you get pulled over for having violated the traffic laws (like when you receive a St. Louis speeding ticket), the officer will provide you with a citation that states the court date and time, the type of infraction that you are being charged with, and information as to how one might take care of the ticket. But even if you pay the fine listed (which will certainly dispose of the ticket), this will result in the state assessing a certain number of points to your permanent driving record. “Points” are like little red flags that make it look as if you are a bad driver. For instance, the standard number of points assessed for a common speeding ticket is two (2). As these points accumulate on your record, there is a much greater likelihood that you will have your license suspended.
If for example you receive eighteen (18) points in an eighteen month period of time, the state will automatically suspend your driver’s license for one full year. So as you can see, it is far better to have an experienced St. Louis traffic ticket lawyer take care of your tickets for you. Such an attorney can work very closely with the local prosecutor to get the traffic ticket reduced to a non-moving violation. A non-moving violation does not come with any points from the state. This is very important because in addition to running the risk of losing your license, your automobile insurance will increase as well.
The lawyers at The Law Office of Jennifer Alter-Rieken have the experience necessary to take care of all your St. Louis traffic tickets. Our goal is to make sure that you fully understand how the entire process works, that all of your questions are answered, that you do not have to make any courthouse appearances, and that you keep on driving to work, school, or to run errands. And we want to do all of this at a very affordable price. The fees for a standard St. Louis speeding ticket start at $40.
We two locations: in the Central West End, at 1 North Taylor, St. Louis 63108; and in the Twin Cities of Festus / Crystal City, at 1000 Truman Blvd (Highway 61/67), Jefferson County, MO 63019. The initial consultation to discuss your legal matters is free of charge. So contact an expert St. Louis speeding ticket attorney today!!