Columbus Traffic Defense Lawyers

Hoffman Law has been defending clients in Columbus traffic courts since 1984. Mr. Hoffman has defended literally thousands of clients to their satisfaction. He is known around Columbus and the surrounding counties as an aggressive and experienced lawyer committed to serving his clients fully from the point they meet until the final result. There is no one in Columbus that commits themselves to their work and their clients like Mr. Hoffman. He is passionate, considerate, and cares about each and every case that he handles. Being charged in the Columbus courts to any degree is a scary and serious situation. Our offices are equipped with defenses and resources that will provide you with the best defense in Columbus. Click Here to Read About the Ohio Criminal Courts Process.

Mr. Hoffman is a former prosecutor with 34 years of Columbus criminal defense experience! 

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points assessed for traffic offenses in franklin county

6-Point Driving Penalties 

  • Driving under a 12-point suspension 

  • Driving under an OVI suspension 

  • Driving under a lifetime suspension 

  • Hit skip - leaving the scene of an accident 

  • Operating a vehicle while under license suspension 

  • Using a vehicle in the commission of a felony 

  • Fleeing a police officer 

​4-Point Driving Penalties

  • Reckless operation

  • Speeding in a commercial vehicle 

  • Speeding by 30mph over the limit

  • Operating a vehicle with underage consumption

​2-Point Driving Penalties 

  • Speeding

  • Improper backing

  • Failure to signal 

  • Failure to maintain control

  • Improper passing

  • Crossing a yellow line

  • Failure to use child restraint

  • Driving on a temporary permit without an adult

  • Driving on a closed highway

  • Stopped school bus violation 

  • *other violations not listed

Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney

Speeding in a school zone

6-Point Driving Penalties 

  • Driving under a 12-point suspension 

  • Driving under an OVI suspension 

  • Driving under a lifetime suspension 

  • Hit skip - leaving the scene of an accident 

  • Operating a vehicle while under license suspension 

  • Using a vehicle in the commission of a felony 

  • Fleeing a police officer