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Can A Traffic Ticket Be Dismissed In New York If They Put A Middle Initial On A Ticket And You Don’t Have One?

Generally speaking, certain ministerial errors on the face of an accusatory instrument (i.e. traffic ticket) can be cured upon refiling within the time frame permitted by statute. If the ticket is issued to a person who otherwise meets the description (i.e. height, weight, eye color, license ID number) of the motorist, but an erroneous middle Read on…

When Is It Worth It To Contest Or Fight A Ticket?

As it goes with most questions in life, there isn’t always a simple answer. This question is no different. Generally speaking, it is worth it to contest or fight a traffic ticket. In a vast majority of cases, you are better served by having your case handled by an experienced traffic violations attorney. Depending upon Read on…

What are the consequences of receiving speeding tickets that fall under the jurisdiction of the Suffolk TPVA?

The Suffolk Traffic and Parking Violations Agency (SCTPVA) commenced operations in April, 2013, replacing the previous DMV-run Suffolk TVB. While providing more favorable dispositions than the prior entity, there are some factors that a motorist should be aware of, prompting the need for an experienced traffic attorney. When determining the disposition for a motorist who Read on…

Consequences of receiving a speeding ticket on Long Island, NY

When one receives a speeding violation in either Nassau or Suffolk County, the consequences of the charge and possible conviction can have serious ramification upon the motorists driving record, insurance premiums, and livelihood. If one accumulates 11 points within an 18-month period, that motorist’s license is subject to suspension by the Department of Motor Vehicles Read on…

What actions should I take if I am given a speeding ticket in Lindenhurst, NY?

First, you need to read the entire ticket, front and back. You will need to understand what the ticket is actually for and what you must do e.g. paying a fine and to whom etc. In most cases you will need to answer the ticket with some type of response by a specified date. That Read on…

Two ways New York speeding tickets can result in a suspended driver’s license

Here are two quick facts you should know before you speak to an experienced Long Island speeding ticket lawyer about your recent speeding tickets in New York. If you accumulate 3 speeding convictions within eighteen months, it will result in a suspension of your driver’s license in New York. It is imperative to avoid conviction. Read on…

Will I have to go to court for my speeding ticket?

In most traffic courts in New York State, if you have retained the services of an attorney, you do not have to personally appear in Court for your speeding ticket. This assumes you have signed an affidavit authorizing your attorney to appear on your behalf and to enter into a plea disposition. An attorney needs Read on…

How to defend against a speeding ticket on Long Island

If you receive a speeding ticket on Long Island, or in any county in New York State for that matter, do not admit guilt and be courteous when receiving any ticket for alleged traffic infractions by a law enforcement official. Upon receipt of the ticket, it is important that you recall all of the events Read on…