Did You Receive a Traffic Citation in Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Canton, or Elsewhere in Haywood County?

Our Haywood County traffic attorney is here to help!

Meg Westall is an experienced traffic attorney for iTicket.law. More than familiar with Haywood County and the greater Waynesville area, she is able to use her many years of experience at the Haywood County Courthouse in order to help you with your traffic ticket. Since her graduation from the Elon School of Law, Attorney Westall has gained an enormous amount of experience working to meet her clients’ goals and has earned a reputation for for her extensive legal knowledge. Attorney Westall will work for you to prevent any negative impact to your insurance and license. Why waste your time worrying about your traffic citation when you can rely on proven experience in Attorney Meg Westall.

Why Should You Hire an Attorney for Your Haywood County Traffic Citation?

You’ve probably heard somebody tell you to just pay your ticket to avoid the hassle altogether. Do not pay any speeding or traffic ticket without first consulting a traffic attorney. By paying your ticket you could be admitting guilt and may face an increase to your insurance premium as outlined below. In the state of North Carolina, traffic law can feel like a continuous loop of confusing rules and complicated statutes. If you were to try to handle your Haywood County traffic ticket, would you feel fully capable of navigating their system on your own? Do you know with whom to negotiate? Are you fully versed in North Carolina Traffic Law? Do you know NC DMV rules and regulations? Do you understand the long term impact of certain reductions on your record? If you don’t feel that fighting a traffic ticket on your own will result in the maximum level of reduction, it may be in your best interest to hire an Haywood County traffic lawyer. It can save you time and money.

How does a traffic conviction affect my NC insurance costs?

Traffic Violation Conviction License Points Insurance Points rate increase
Speeding 76 mph in a 65 mph zone 3 4 90%
Speeding 82 mph in a 70 mph zone 3 4 90%
Passing a stopped school bus 5 4 90%
Reckless driving 4 4 90%
Illegal passing 4 2 55%
Running stop sign/red light 3 1 40%
Driving While License Revoked 3 8 200%

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Traffic Attorney Meg Westall at iTicket.law Will Fight For You

Attorney Westall has been licensed to practice law in the State of North Carolina since 2013, and she has grown very familiar with the policies and procedures of the Haywood County District Attorney. She can help you navigate this system, explaining when a voluntary dismissal, improper equipment, speed reduction, or Prayer for Judgment Continued are best used to give you an optimal outcome.

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Tickets that Traffic Attorney Westall Handles in Haywood County

(Include, but are not limited to)

✓ Speeding

✓ Speeding in a School or Work Zone

✓ Following Too Closely

✓ Improper Turn or Lane Change

✓ Unsafe Movement

✓ Failure to Reduce Speed

✓ Careless and Reckless Driving

✓ No Operators License

✓ Expired Registration

✓ Driving While Impaired

✓ Driving While License Revoked

In the event that you decide that hiring a traffic attorney is in your best interest, we encourage you to consider our office in your decisions. With seasoned attorneys, offices throughout the state of North Carolina, and an ever-improving technology-centric approach, we can solve your traffic law problems quickly and efficiently. Our aim is to modernize the legal industry, bringing it into the 21st century. If you have a traffic citation in Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Canton, or Clyde North Carolina and you do not feel confident in going to traffic court, please call us at (919) 200-0822. It’s hard to argue with results! We have made thousands of clients happy with our streamlined approach. Check out our many reviews from satisfied clients on Google and have confidence in our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee*.

Common Questions about Haywood County Traffic Violations


In North Carolina, mailing in payment for the fine found on your citation is interpreted as you pleading guilty to the charge as is. Admitting guilt can have serious ramifications and can cause sharp increases to your insurance rates, license points, and/or the suspension of your driving privileges. While it might seem convenient at first glance, paying off your ticket can have huge negative impact. Attorney Westall advises never paying off your ticket without first contacting a license North Carolina traffic attorney.

It can definitely can be viewed as slightly cheaper in the short-term to represent yourself in court, because you will not have to pay an attorney retainer fee. However, it can also be far more expensive in the long-term. It is possible you will not achieve the most advantageous outcome if you decide to handle your case on your own, which can result in significant insurance increases. To ensure that you obtain the most satisfactory level of reduction for your traffic ticket to help minimize any long term costs, we urge you to contact our office for a consultation.

No two traffic cases are identical and each possible reduction corresponds to a unique court cost and fine amount. Typical reductions can range anywhere from $0 (Voluntary Dismissal) to $283 (Improper Equipment). The following is a list of some common traffic ticket reductions and their corresponding court cost totals: Improper Equipment - $288. Speeding of 5/9mph over - $233. Prayer for Judgment Continued - $210. Speeding of 14mph over - $233. Reckless Driving - $233. Voluntary Dismissal - $0.

In Haywood County, your court costs and fines will be due 40 days after your court date to the Clerks of Court.

This can vary depending on the nature of the speed the officer has cited you with (the severity of the charge), your driving record (whether or not you have license points), and how the ticket is disposed. Certain reductions that Attorney Westall can seek for you can result in no impact to your insurance. We encourage you to call us at (919) 200-0822 for a free consultation to go over the specific circumstances of your case.

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Haywood County Courthouse

285 N Main St,
NC 28786
Most courthouse images courtesy of Gerry Dincher