Lawyer’s Guide to Fighting Traffic Tickets in California
Lawyer’s Guide to Fighting Traffic Tickets in California



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Course Description

This program was recorded on October 4, 2018

Even the most seasoned criminal defense lawyer may find themselves somewhat lost when stepping inside a traffic court due to the relatively informal and widely varying nature of the court. A lack of a prosecutor and relaxed rules of evidence means a variety of strategies that would not normally be available in a misdemeanor or felony court are at play. As fines for infractions are ever increasing and in California are now some of the highest in the country, more and more individuals are seeking representation by an attorney. This course discusses both the basics and advanced strategies for attorneys fighting tickets.

Attorney Scott BallScott Ball
Scott Ball graduated from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law with top grades and was a member of the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. While attending USC, he clerked at both the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office and the Butte County Superior Court, where he gained first-hand knowledge of the inner workings of the criminal justice system. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Ball received his B.S. from the University of California, Davis.

Mr. Ball’s practice is devoted exclusively to handling traffic tickets in California. He represents over a thousand clients per year and personally appears on virtually every case. He is the founder of, and is currently writing a book on everything that has to do with red light camera tickets.

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  1. Summary of fines, points, and DMV effects
  2. Trials by written declaration
  3. Strategic setting of trial dates
  4. Demurrers
  5. Tips at trial
  6. Specific challenges to speeding tickets based on Engineering and Traffic Surveys
  7. Red light camera tickets
  8. Amending citations