Q: Is it worth it to pay a lawyer for a traffic ticket?
A: It depends. Usually folks hire a lawyer if either (a) it's a major ticket like a DUI or (b) it's a minor ticket that will effect their insurance or license, because of prior strikes. If it's your first ticket, it's a minor ticket, it falls under your insurer's forgiveness policy, and you don't anticipate getting more tickets, it might be easier to just pay it.
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