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Just click on the Get Started button and follow directions.  The sign up process will give us all of the information we need to prepare your trial by declaration defense package.  If any information is not clear, we will contact you personally before we finalize the paperwork.  We will finish the work within 4 business days from sign up.  If you need it sooner than that, you can request a 1 or 2 day rush.  Once we finish the work, we will send it to you by email with easy to follow instructions.

Mailing the trial by declaration for your California traffic ticketThe next step is to print out your defense documents, sign it, and mail out to court with the bail payment.

It will take the court about 2 to 3 months to send you a notice of decision letter.

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A large percentage of our customers will get their ticket dismissed on the trial by declaration step.  For our customers who do not get dismissed on the first step, we will offer assistance with the New Trial Request without charging any additional fees.

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Timeline FAQ

From submission of the trial by declaration paperwork to Notice of Decision : 2 to 3 months average

From dismissal of the ticket to refund check:  45 days average

If trial by declaration was not successful: Send out New trial request within 20 days

Quick Check 

  • You must be 18 or over to use Trial by Declaration process.
  • You must not have already paid off your ticket and closed out your case.
  • If you have already pleaded “not guilty” and set up a court trial, you have to change that to Trial by Declaration to use our service.
  • You should not make any payments online at the court website if you intend to fight your ticket.
Trial by declaration for California traffic tickets

You have 2 chances to win with TBD

Why Use Trial by Declaration(TBD)?

  • You do not have to go to court.
  • Officers do not receive extra pay to do the extra paperwork required for Trial by Declaration, and when they do not submit the declaration on time, the court automatically dismisses your case.
  • It is easier to fully present your defense in writing compared to a court trial.
  • You have 2 chances to win(Trial by Declaration and New Trial).
  • Even if you lose the TBD, you may still request traffic school and it will usually be allowed by the court.

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Why should I choose Ticket Ninja?

  • Each of our Trial by declaration form is custom made for each client.  We do not use any automated software to prepare your TR-205 form. 
  • You can call us any time during business hours – we are easy to reach!
  • If Trial by declaration was not successful, Free New Trial Request support
  • Our work is of the highest quality and we only charge a flat fee of $99.
  • Absolutely NO hidden fees
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 Trial by Declaration(TBD) FAQ

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With TBD, you do not have to go to court. Officers do not receive extra pay to do the extra paperwork required for Trial by Declaration, and when they do not submit the declaration on time, the court automatically dismisses your case. It is also easier to fully present your defense compared to a court trial. Additionally, with TBD you have 2 chances to win, instead of just one, in a court trial. You can still request for traffic school even if you lose the TBD, and the court will usually allow it.
Ticket Ninja prepares each TBD defense by hand and we do not use any automated software to generate the TBD defense. Each TBD defense is custom made based on the information you provide to us. If anything is not clear, we will contact you personally and get additional information from you, before we finalize the defense paperwork.
Once we have finished preparing your TBD paperwork, we will send it to you by email attachment, with full instructions on how to send the paperwork to the court.
You just need to print it out, sign it, and mail to the court with the bail payment.
On the average, it will take about 2 to 3 months, for the court to send you a Notice of Decision letter.
Once you have received the Not Guilty verdict on the TBD, there is nothing more you need to do. The court will send out a refund check for the full bail amount to you in about 60 days and you will have no points on your record and no need to do traffic school.
Many courtesy notices will not mention TBD, or they are written in such a way that many people will think that they are not eligible to use TBD. As long as your ticket is not a midemeanor ticket(DUI, wreckless driving, etc), by California law you may use TBD. Even for over 100 mph tickets, you can still use TBD, as long as you ask for TBD at the mandatory appearance.

It is sad that it seems that many courts actively discourage people from using the Trial by Declaration process. However, this is understandable given that this process requires a lot more paperwork and manpower for the court to administer.

You are eligible for traffic school once every 18 months.
Even if you lose the Trial by Declaration(TBD), you may still request traffic school, and usually the court will allow it.
The judges will have discretionary powers to allow you to take traffic school and they will often do that, if you make a request.
The court fee for traffic school will be around $60, payable to the court.
Online traffic schools typically charge around $10 to $20. They are very easy to find on the internet.
how to fight california traffic ticket

Over 90% of the people who receive California traffic tickets do not fight their tickets. Do not become one of those people!

Why should I even fight my ticket?

  • A large percentage of our customers get their tickets dismissed through TBD.
  • No points on your driving record when you win
  • No increase in insurance premiums when you win
  • No traffic school when you win
  • Our service is backed by our 100% money back guarantee
  • With Trial by Declaration, you have 2 chances to win(Trial by Declaration and New Trial)

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Do you think your California traffic ticket was unfair?

If you do, than you are not alone.  Is there a quota system for California traffic tickets?  Read the article below and decide for yourself.

LAPD to pay $10 million in traffic ticket quota controversy

Do Traffic Ticket Quotas Really Exist?

Police Across USA Charged With Traffic Ticket Quotas To Meet Budgets

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Using traffic tickets as a vehicle for collecting infrastructure and service revenues is an incentive for law enforcement to be especially zealous in their collection activities, contributing to conflicts in the field and disrespect for the law in general. It encourages illegal quota systems, raises suspicions about police motives and shifts law enforcement away from more serious crime fighting and prevention.

Why a $100 California Traffic Fine Ends up Costing $549

Unfair California traffic ticket is more common than you think

Many motorists feel that their California traffic ticket was unwarranted and unfair. Is there a quota system for issuing traffic tickets in California?

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How to fight California traffic ticket fine amounts

Most Common California traffic tickets

22350 : Basic Speed Law

22349 b : 55 MPH Maximum Speed Limit

22349 a : 65 MPH Maximum Speed Limit

22356 b : 70 MPH Maximum Speed

22348 b : Speeding over 100 mph

21453 a : Circular Red or Red Arrow(c)

21453 b : No right turn on red

22450 a :  Stop Sign

21655.5 b : Carpool lane violation

21655.8 a : Driving Over Double Lines of Preferential Lanes

22406 a : Truck or tractor over 55 mph

22348 c : Failure to use designated lanes

22108 : Failure to signal

21461 a : Failure to obey signes

16028 a : Proof of Insurance

22101 d : Illegal Turns

22102 : Illegal U-Turn in Business District

22103: Illegal U-Turn in Residential District

22107: Unsafe Turn or Lane Change

21460 a : Improper Turns Over Double Lines

21460.5 c : Improper Turns From Two-Way Left-Turn Lane

21950 a : Failure to Yield to Pedestrians in Crosswalk

21951 : Overtaking Vehicles Stopped for Pedestrians

21802 a : Failure to Yield Right of Way

21806 a : Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles

38300 : Failure to obey traffic control devices

23123 a : Cell Phone Violation

21651 a : Crossing Double Yellow Lines

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Ticket Ninja Can help you beat traffic tickets handled by these courts:

Quick Tips:

  1.  If you intend to fight your ticket, NEVER make an online payment at the court website.  If you do, many court websites are set up so that you will be pleading guilty automatically!
  2.  The easiest way to locate your ticket is to PRETEND that you want to make a payment on your ticket.  DO NOT actually make a payment ONLINE on your ticket!
  3.  Extension requests are usually available, once you locate your ticket online.  You can usually get one 30-day extension.
  4.  On Many court websites, it is possible to track the progress of your Trial by Declaration status.
  5.  You can click on the name of the courts below to access the court website.

Alameda County Superior Court, Alpine County Superior Court, Amador County Superior Court, Butte County Superior Court, Calaveras County Superior Court, Colusa County Superior Court, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Del Norte County Superior Court. El Dorado County Superior Court, Fresno County Superior Court, Glenn County Superior Court, Humboldt County Superior Court, Imperial County Superior Court, Inyo County Superior Court, Kern County Superior Court, Kings County Superior Court, Lake County Superior Court, Lassen County Superior Court, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Madera County Superior Court, Marin County Superior Court, Mariposa County Superior Court, Mendocino County Superior Court, Merced County Superior Court, Modoc County Superior Court, Mono County Superior Court, Monterey County Superior Court, Napa County Superior Court, Nevada County Superior Court, Orange County Superior Court, Placer County Superior Court, Plumas County Superior Court, Riverside County Superior Court, Sacramento County Superior Court, San Benito County Superior Court, San Bernardino County Superior Court, San Diego County Superior Court, San Francisco County Superior Court, San Joaquin County Superior Court, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court, San Mateo County Superior Court, Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Santa Clara County Superior Court, Santa Cruz County Superior Court, Shasta County Superior Court, Sierra County Superior Court, Siskiyou County Superior Court, Solano County Superior Court, Sonoma County Superior Court, Stanislaus County Superior Court, Sutter County Superior Court, Tehama County Superior Court, Trinity County Superior Court, Tulare County Superior Court, Tuolumne County Superior Court, Ventura County Superior Court, Yolo County Superior Court, Yuba County Superior Court