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Accident Reports are Not Admissible in Court Against You

It is a common occurrence that traffic accidents happen. Whether it was your mistake or not, if you received a traffic citation, understand that not all is lost. Many people come to us at the Yau Law Firm asking whether they should just pay the ticket–after all, the traffic report says they are at fault. […]

Can I receive a traffic citation even if I stopped past the stop line?

Oftentimes, motorists who receive traffic citations simply pay the ticket or, if it’s a moving violation, elect to take traffic school. What these motorists don’t know is (1) whether¬†the ticket is valid to begin with, and (2) whether there are alternatives to simply paying the ticket or going to traffic school. This is particularly true […]

Removing Red Light Traffic Cameras May Soon Come to a City Near You

Less than a year ago, our Yau Law Firm blog mentioned that red light traffic cameras were being installed in various intersections across Jacksonville. Thanks to these cameras, hundreds of Jacksonville residents received traffic citations for allegedly failing to stop at red lights. Many of these tickets are in fact defective and improperly issued. Some […]

Faulty Traffic Camera Violations Lead to Pricey Consequences

You might have noticed that certain intersections in Jacksonville have large cameras. In fact, if you have ever driven at night, you might have seen the cameras flash as vehicles cross the intersection. These are red light traffic cameras, and their purpose is to issue traffic tickets to drivers who fail to stop at red […]

Traffic Ticket: Now What?

The traffic officer hands you a traffic citation, now what? Lately at the Yau Law Firm, we have been receiving calls from individuals who want to fight their traffic tickets, but don’t know how or what to do. The first thing to understand is why you received a citation. Did you receive a ticket for […]

Ban on Texting While Driving Becomes Law

Individuals who text while driving need to keep an eye out (for the road and) for the new law banning texting while driving. This afternoon, Florida Governor Rick Scott will sign the ban at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning High School in Miami, making Florida the 40th state to penalize texting while driving. The offense is […]

Florida’s Red-Light Camera Laws Face Challenges

Traffic tickets generated by red light cameras may soon become a thing of the past in the state of Florida. Since the Florida legislature approved the camera use three years ago, the Yau Law Firm has represented clients in traffic court assisting them with these, and other, traffic-related infractions thereby preventing heavy fines and points […]

Red Light Cameras Issuing Traffic Tickets to Jacksonville Drivers in 2013

All motor vehicle drivers in Jacksonville should be on the look out for changes in traffic laws come this new year. If driving through¬†red lights is a habit of yours, you should be especially aware of the Florida Supreme Court’s upcoming decision about legalizing red light traffic tickets. If the Court determines that these tickets […]