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Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO)

Habitual Traffic OffenderBeing classified as a habitual traffic offender is a terrible position to be in. You could lose your license for years, negatively impacting your ability to get to the places you need to go, including your job, the grocery store, the doctor, and more.

There are two key ways to be designated as a HTO. The first and most common is being convicted of three key crimes within a five-year period. There is a long list of crimes that count as a strike, but the most common are a traffic infractions, such as speeding, stop sign tickets, and unsafe passing tickets. People who are facing potential HTO status due to having too many tickets are normally aware of this danger: they typically get put on probation or have their license suspended prior to this point. If this is your situation, it is vital that you contact an attorney before the first suspension. You can't simply keep on paying the tickets: you need an attorney to fight to keep them off your record.

If you are found to be a habitual traffic offender, your license will be suspended for a minimum of four years with the maximum being seven. It is extremely important to contact an attorney before the damage has been done and you have already been classified as HTO.

Call us today if you are in danger of being classified as an HTO. Our Washington criminal defense lawyers have the experience and skill needed to help you protect your rights and keep your license.

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"Jason Newcombe is an excellent attorney. He is professional, well-spoken and intent on achieving the goals set out during his initial counseling. If you are looking for an attorney to best represent you throughout your court process, Mr. Newcombe is a gifted rhetoric who presents his cases flawlessly and dedicates the entirety of his free time into making sure his clients receive the best possible outcome." G. S.
"Jason Newcombe and his Associate's are all top notch individuals who will fight tooth and nail for you and go the distance to ensure that you receive the best outcome possible on your case. I would not be where I am today if not for the Law offices of Jason Newcombe." Eric Brandt
"From start to finish with the DUI process Jason Newcombe's office has been more than helpful, friendly, honest and respectful.From the beginning, Jason was on our side and fighting our battle with us. He flat out laid out our options honestly and gave us his opinion on which was the best way to go, but never made the decision for us. Jason is very professional yet personable. We are completely satisfied with our end result. Couldn't ask for a better lawyer to be on your side." Christina P.