When an officer issues a traffic ticket, most of the tickets are evidentiary in nature. So it is the job of your attorney to challenge the evidence on your behalf. Most of the tickets we fight usually resolve with an amicable agreement with the prosecutor, but sometimes the prosecutor does not offer a just resolution to your matter, so a trial is sometimes necessary. That is why it is important that you hire an attorney to represent you; and it is important that your attorney be prepared in case he/she is required to conduct a trial on the matter.
At Roadside Attorneys, we train ourselves and adhere to a 14 point checklist that we have developed when reviewing tickets at court. And we attend a court hearing, where the witness must attend (usually, the police officer that pulled you over).
Here is our list: