Traffic Ticket

Keep your Driver License and Record Clear

Experienced Memphis Traffic Ticket Attorneys Can Help: Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Cordova, Germantown and Millington Tennessee

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In Tennessee Traffic ticket fines and costs vary across the State of Tennessee. You have two options: 

1) Plead guilty or decide not to contest it or

2) Fight the ticket and plead not guilty to charges alleged.

If you decide to plead guilty to traffic ticket:


The Department of safety (DOS) adds points to your driving record based on the offense on a scale of 1 to 8. Points remain on your record for a period of 24 months. If you accumulate 12 points or more, The Tennessee Department of Safety will send you a notice of suspension letter in the mail

·         Pay the fine and incur points on your record ( Tennessee is on a 12-point based system)

·         Increase in auto insurance rates

·         Taking a Defensive Driving Class and getting the ticket dismissed

Fight Your traffic Ticket In Court With An Attorney

If you decide to fight the traffic ticket:


·         Contest the traffic ticket during a hearing

·         Represent yourself or hire an attorney to represent you

·         No penalties if found not guilty

·         Appeal a guilty verdict

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The fines are typically listed on your traffic ticket, although this will not include the court costs associated with it. The Department of safety (DOS) adds points to your driving record based on the offense on a scale of 1 to 8. Points remain on your record for a period of 24 months. If you accumulate 12 points or more, The Tennessee Department of Safety will send you a notice of suspension letter in the mail, you can:

 Schedule an Administrative Hearing To Protect Minor’s Rights and CDL License

Contest these findings in an administrative hearing

·         Accept and you can be offered court-approved defensive driving course ( the court can waive suspension or reduce suspension time)

·         If under the age of 18 DOS will send you a proposed suspension letter after six points and require a defensive driving course

·         If you accumulate between 6 and 9 points you driver’s license can be suspended for 3 to 6 months and if more than 10 points you can get your license suspended for up to six months

·         If under 21 years of age and you convicted of attempting to purchase or possess alcohol you can lose your driving privileges for one year

·         If you are a commercial driver you may be required to notify your employer or DOS within 30 days  if you have received a violation outside of Tennessee.


 Accumulating more than 12 points in a one year period can result in your license being suspended or revoked for:

·         DUI involving drugs or alcohol

·         Speeding

·         Motor-vehicle felony

·         Two reckless driving charges in one year

·         Fleeing arrest or an officer

·         Leaving the scene of an accident

·         Repeat violations such as running a red light, stop sign or parking fines

A Traffic Ticket can be stressful all the way from appearing in Court to standing in long lines in hopes that the prosecutor will listen to your side of the story. Even minor traffic violations if not handled properly can takes points away on your record and could lead to your license being suspended. In Tennessee if you accumulate 12 points in a year it can lead to a license suspension and reinstatement fees. Patrick Brooks handles speeding tickets, proof of financial responsibility, disregarding a red light, seat belt violations, hit-and-runs and defensive driving school. Patrick Brooks works hard to get the traffic ticket dismissed if possible.

We handle traffic trials for accidents and speeding to dispute the facts, including reckless driving, suspended licenses and financial responsibility.

Providing traffic ticket attorney services for City and County fines and tickets. In order to provide justice and to seek the truth. Our traffic ticket attorneys are dedicated to helping clients reduce the time, stress and financial consequences of receiving a traffic ticket citation. If you have traffic tickets or unpaid fines in the City or the County call today. Patrick Brooks handles traffic tickets, fines and traffic trials in both city and county court. Patrick Brooks Law Firm handles traffic matters in Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Cordova, Germantown and Millington. He also handles criminal matters in the surrounding counties of West Tennessee, including: Tipton and Fayette Counties. Don’t let a traffic ticket ruin your driving record. Traffic ticket attorney? call Patrick Brooks Law Firm. We got you covered.


Criminal Charges can have serious consequences on your future job prospects and family. Patrick Brooks is a lawyer that understands what you are facing and works hard to protect your rights. The legal system can seem complicated at times, but Attorney Patrick Brooks of Brooks Law Firm understands this and will find solutions to your problems. If facing difficult decisions regarding your criminal charges contact an attorney that will explain the criminal charges to you before you talk to anyone else. Brooks Law Firm will work hard to try and negotiate the best possible settlement of your case including the dismissal of charges and expungement of your record. When your back is against the wall, our criminal lawyers will are dedicated to helping you find the right solution to your criminal charges, including informing you of all your options and defenses that are available you.



DUI and DWI defense

·         Drug crime charges

·          Domestic Assault

·         Assault

·         Disorderly Conduct

·         Assault

·          Drug charge:

·         Marijuana

·         Cocaine

·         Meth

·         Heroin

·         Driving on a Suspended License

·          Traffic Ticket

·         Theft

·         Probation Violations

·         Orders of Protection

·         Violent Crimes

·         Burglary

·         Robbery

·          White Collar Crimes:

·         Fraud

·         Embezzlement

·         Forgery

·         Identity Theft

·          Federal Criminal Defense

·         Firearms/Weapons

·         Conspiracy

·          Criminal Appeals.


Mr. Brooks will work across the divisions of the judicial system to get you the best possible result. Judges and prosecutors respect his drive and personal touch he gives both the cases and criminal clients he represents. You need a skilled attorney ready to get the best results possible in plea negotiations and courtroom presence. Brooks Law Firm have Spanish Interpreters available at a moment’s notice. Brooks Law Firm is fair and works with clients involving costs, fees and fines associated with your criminal charges. When you need a criminal lawyer in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee that will fight for your rights both inside and outside the courtroom, Traffic Ticket Attorney Patrick Brooks is who you should call located in Memphis, TN.


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