Municipal Court and Point Information
If you have been charged in
Municipal Court with a driving offense, it may result in
court-imposed penalties of a fine, costs and, in certain
circumstances, the potential loss of driving privileges
and/or jail. There may also be additional consequences of a
conviction such as the assessment
Motor Vehicle Commission (“MVC”) points and the
Insurance Eligibility points.
The assessment of MVC points may result, depending on your
surcharges and possibly an
suspension of you driver’s license. The assessment of
Insurance Eligibility points will almost always result in
increased insurance premiums.
If you have been
Driving While Intoxicated there are particularly serious
penalties, including the potential for significant jail
An attorney experienced in
municipal court practice can help protect your interests.
An experienced attorney, after a review the proof to be
presented by the State, can offer advice and opinion
regarding the sufficiency of the State’s evidence against
you. It may be possible to persuade the State to amend the
charges against you resulting in fewer or no MVC or
Insurance Eligibility points. Of course if your matter must
go to trial, an experienced attorney can help you challenge
the State’s evidence and cross-examine the witnesses against
Please contact us if you need any additional information.