According to Yahoo, Massachusetts ranks as the most expensive state to fight a ticket. In order to fight a ticket in Massachusetts a driver has to pay a twenty five dollar non-refundable fee to have a clerk an appeal before a clerk magistrate. If the driver does not agree with decision of the magistrate then there is a non-refundable fee of Fifty dollars in order to have a judge hear the appeal further.
The question of whether it is legal to charge a non-refundable fee to appeal a speeding ticket reached the highest court in Massachusetts the Supreme Judicial Court. The Court ruled that it was acceptable to charged such a fee and Massachusetts ranks as the most expensive state to fight a speeding ticket.
Other New England states topped the list including Connecticut for having the most umarked police cars. New Hampshire tied with four other states for having the most expensive first offense. Vermont topped the list for the most speed traps. Finally, Washington DC topped the list for the most ticket written.
Speeding Ticket Attorney Patrick Donovan is a former prosecutor that fights speeding tickets for people in Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan has appeared in over fifty courts in Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan has successfully argued speeding violations before both clerk magistrates and District Court judges. Attorney Donovan charges a fair flat rate on all speeding cases. Call 617 479-1800 to get free professional advice.