In Times of Peril
Call Rick Merrill
Traffic tickets are generally handled during office hours, however, if you have questions, Rick is available to you at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We know you have lots of questions, we've answered a few of them below, but we know you're probably thinking the following:
- How much is this going to cost?
- How am I going to pay for it?
- What's going to happen next?
Call Rick now and you'll get both answers to those questions and an experienced attorney who has deep connections with the local legal system.
Even one moving violation on your driving record may raise your insurance rates. Give us a call and we can help you.
425 259 4972
In times of peril call Rick Merrill
I have received a ticket and have heard that Rick can help me with it, how does this work?
When you call the office one of our legal team members will be able to assist you with the process of hiring Rick for representation in fighting your traffic ticket.
How much will it cost?
Give us a call, and we will go over available payment options.
What do I need to do?
We have a client agreement form that needs to be completed and the retainer fee needs to be paid prior to Rick being able to represent you in court.
How can I complete the agreement form and pay the retainer fee?
We have a few ways that we can obtain your signature and retainer fee. You can come into the office it takes about 5 to 10 minutes to complete the agreement form and process the retainer fee. If coming into the office is not convenient for you, just let our legal team know and we can provide an alternative way for you.
I am a returning client, why do I have to complete an agreement form for my new ticket? Why can't you just use my information from the previous ticket?
We appreciate that you are a returning client. We do require a signature for each individual ticket you receive. We also need to make sure we have the most current information for you.
What forms of payment does Rick take?
We take Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Cash or Check
Are there any additional fees that I need to be aware of?
Once Rick's retainer fee is paid, there will be no additional cost paid to Rick. However, there is the possibility of additional court costs, and those are paid directly to the court.
What do I do with the ticket? Do I need to mail it into the court?
It is important to respond to the court within the 15 day allotted time. If you are intending on hiring Rick, we ask that you mark the contested hearing box, it is the 3rd box on the ticket, and mail the ticket directly to the court. If you are coming into the office, we can take a copy of the ticket and mail the ticket for you.
Do I have to go to court?
Once Rick is retained, Rick will go to court for you on your behalf. It is not necessary for you to attend the contested court hearing.
Which courts does Rick go to?
Rick goes to court in several counties and cities in Washington State. Just give us a call and we can verify if it is a court that Rick attends..
How long does the process take?
The court has 120 days to hold a hearing once the court date is set, Rick will go on your behalf, and then you will be notified by mail or email of your outcome of your case?
If I pay Rick am I guaranteed to get the ticket off of my record?
There are no guarantees that the ticket will be dismissed, however Rick will do his best to keep the infraction off of your record.
What is Rick's success rate?
We appreciate you asking that question, however we feel it is more important to focus on the future and getting the best possible outcome for each case, than to track past successes.
I want to know my chances that I will get a good outcome of my ticket
Each ticket is unique and will be addressed on its own individual issues. With that in mind, we can not predict what your outcome will be and we do not want to mislead you in anyway. Rest assured we will be handling your ticket with the utmost priority.