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Traffic Violations

Helping you Protect Your Rights and Driving Privileges

For more than 30 years, Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, has helped hundreds of people with speeding tickets and other traffic violations.  He will provide an honest assessment of your circumstances and fully explain your options to help keep your driving record clean.

Often the first question people ask is whether it is worth paying a lawyer to avoid paying the fine owed to the court.  To be honest, not always.  But the reality is that paying the ticket is an admission of guilt for a municipal offense.  A traffic violation will have a negative impact on your driving record and often result in additional expenses and complications - many of which are unexpected.

Understanding What Your're Up Against

To many drivers, a citation for speeding or aggressive driving may not seem like a big deal in the broader scheme of things. However, even a single violation can cause your insurance rates to spike and add points to your license. If you are from out of state, have a professional driver's license a violation can have other serious consequences that make life much more complicated.

Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, can help you if you've been slapped with any kind of moving violation in Ohio, including:
  • Speeding and racing (i.e., 30 mph or more over the speed limit)
  • Reckless and aggressive driving
  • Illegal lane changes
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Failure to stop and other intersection violations
  • Tailgating
  • Texting while driving and distracted driving
  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Tickets and violations affecting commercial driver's license (CDL) holders
  • Tickets affecting out-of-state drivers

Let's Talk About Your Traffic Ticket During A Free Consultation

Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, is highly skilled and experienced at fighting traffic citations. He is committed to protecting you from any negative implications that can result from a speeding ticket or other moving violation. Often, he can represent clients without them having to go to court — which can be especially helpful for out-of-state clients and those with CDLs, saving two or three trips back to Ohio and lost income associated with those trips.

Resolving a traffic matter is a lot more than simply paying a ticket. Contact us online or call (440) 323-2201 to schedule a free initial consultation. 

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Areas Of Practice

OVI/DUI Defense

Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, understands that people make mistakes. Despite this, you still deserve an aggressive defense to your OVI/DUI charge and Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, will ensure that your rights are protected. He will challenge the validity of the traffic stop, the field sobriety test and the breathalyzer test.

Personal Injury

Any serious injury suffered because of another party’s negligence could be considered a personal injury claim. Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, represents people who have suffered a wide range of serious injuries, whether it be due to an automobile accident, medical malpractice or a life altering injury.

Traffic Violations

For more than 30 years, Geoffrey R. Smith, Attorney at Law, has helped thousands of people with speeding tickets and other traffic violations. He will provide an honest assessment of your circumstances and fully explain your options to help keep your driving record clean.

Probate and Estate Planning

Planning for the handling of your estate does not have to be a difficult or dreaded thing. Not only is it important for financial reasons, but making sure your family is taken care of once you are gone is one of the most caring things you can do.

Workers' Compensation

Workers’ Compensation injuries in the workplace occur more often than anyone would like. They can leave families dealing with lost income and medical bills – while employers find ways to avoid paying the correct compensation to supplement these losses.

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