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Appealing your summary conviction for speeding or other traffic citation in Dauphin County

Posted by Sean Quinlan | Apr 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

If you have been convicted of a traffic violation in Dauphin County, you may be wondering what your next steps should be. You have the right to appeal your conviction, and our team of experienced lawyers can help guide you through the process. In this blog post, we will discuss the appeals process and what you can expect if you choose to pursue an appeal. We will also provide tips on how to improve your chances of having your conviction overturned.

The first step in appealing your traffic citation is to request a hearing with the court. This must be done within 30 days of receiving your notice of conviction. At the hearing, you will have the opportunity to present evidence and testimony in support of your appeal. The judge will then decide whether or not to overturn your conviction.

There are a few things you can do to improve your chances of success on appeal. First, make sure you have strong evidence to support your case. This may include witness testimony, video footage, or other documentation. Second, be prepared to explain why you believe the traffic citation was issued in error. Finally, remember that the burden of proof is on you to demonstrate that your conviction should be overturned.

If you are considering appealing your traffic citation, contact our office today for more information. Our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the appeals process and give you the best chance of success. Schedule a consultation today!

About the Author

Sean Quinlan

Attorney Quinlan has practiced law in Pennsylvania since 2001. He earned his J.D. at Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, PA, and earned his B.A. at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. He also belongs to the Pennsylvania State Bar Associati...


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