One of the most confusing parts about the legal system is understanding the difference between civil cases and criminal cases.
Getting a speeding ticket in California means you have two options: you can plead guilty and pay the fine, or you can fight the speeding ticket if you believe you are not guilty.
With the number of fatal accidents caused by distracted driving still in the hundreds, several agencies saw a need for more awareness around distracted driving and the potential for its devastating results.
When you are the defendant in a criminal case (you are charged with a crime) and your case goes to trial, the experience can be exhausting both mentally and emotionally. However, if you think the court made a mistake in their ruling, then you likely will want to appeal the ruling in your criminal case – no matter what the costs.