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Speed Traps in California VC 22350

Published November 16, 2017 Articles Comments
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Speeding Tickets and the Use of Speed Traps in California If you have been cited in Orange County for a violation of VC 22350, unsafe speed for prevailing conditions, there is a good chance that you will be able to challenge your ticket on the basis that it could be an illegal speed trap. The […]

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Commercial Drivers and Traffic School

Published October 18, 2017 Articles Comments
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Commercial Drivers and Traffic School? Commercial drivers holding a commercial driver’s license who are cited for a moving violation in Orange County, should be prepared to deal with some unwanted consequences. When commercial drivers get a conviction for a moving violation on a commercial license, that conviction carries one and one-half times the points that […]

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Are Radar Detectors – Jammers Legal?

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Are Radar Detectors / Jammers Legal? Radar detectors are legal in California but any kind of radar jammer or lidar jammer is not. A “jammer” is any kind of device that is capable of scrambling or interfering with radar, laser, or any other electronic device used by law enforcement to detect the speed of moving […]

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California: Judge Finds Yellow Times Too Short At Camera Intersection

Published August 8, 2016 Articles, Media Comments
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Scott Ball was recently quoted in an article from the Newspaper.com Officials in Los Alamitos, California will soon have to decide whether they will refund red light camera tickets illegally issued in the city. Last week, Orange County Superior Court Commissioner Lyle J. Robertson dismissed nineteen red light camera tickets because the city was caught […]

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Scott Ball Interviewed on KFI’s John & Ken Show

Published July 20, 2016 Articles, Media Comments
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Red Light tickets. No one likes them and we wish they would all just go away. For a while they were everywhere, but more and more cities are getting rid of them. In Orange County, Los Alamitos and Garden Grove are the only cities still using cameras to track drivers as they go through intersections. […]

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Could 1,000 traffic tickets be tossed out because of red light camera error?

Published July 15, 2016 Articles, Media Comments
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Scott Ball was recently quoted in an article on OCRegister.com During a recent 10-month period, the traffic light at Katella Avenue and Bloomfield Street in Los Alamitos switched from yellow to red faster than state law allows, likely causing hundreds of camera-generated tickets – at about $500 apiece – to be issued incorrectly. Basically, what […]

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Scott Ball Featured on Lawpreneur Radio

Published February 4, 2015 Articles, Media Comments
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Scott was featured on Lawpreneur Radio Sharing about his experiences starting his own firm right out of law school. Check out the excerpt from Lawpreneur: Scott Ball of Law Office of Scott R. Ball graduated from the University Of Southern California Gould School Of Law with top grades and was a member of the Southern California […]

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Check out Scott Ball as featured on SOCAL’s BestTV

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Easy Ways to Avoid Being Pulled Over

Published October 3, 2013 Articles Comments
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  The US Constitution protects a person from being stopped by the police without a legitimate reason. Law enforcement may not pull over a vehicle without reasonable suspicion that some sort of crime has been committed. However, that reasonable suspicion can be for ANY crime, including very minor vehicle code infractions. Further, even if the […]

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Know the Rules of the Road in California: Failure to Yield Tickets

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  Everyone knows that speeding or running a red light or stop sign can result in being pulled over and given a traffic ticket for your momentary lapse in judgment. But did you know there are literally hundreds of California Vehicle Code sections you can violate every single time you get in your car? (And […]

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