We hired a lawyer to get rid of our traffic tickets in New York. All 3 of us were guilty of the many tickets and so resolved in suspension of our drivers licenses. We didn’t know this until a police officer told us. This prevented us from continuing to drive , and almost getting arrested. We were... Read more »
answered on May 15, 2023
We would probably need more information to determine whether you have a claim or grievance. Try re-posting to the section on "legal malpractice" if there is such a forum on Justia.
answered on Apr 9, 2023
See https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/VAT/397 and https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/VAT/397-A
The Courts have found that VTL 397 does not apply to radar detectors.
I received a ticket in NYC for driving "22 above speed limit" but I moved outside of NY state and have a new license in a different state. If found guilty, do the points transfer?
answered on Mar 5, 2023
If you are convicted in NY, NY "should" report the conviction to your new state. Check with your new state (you didn't specify which one) whether they will record the reported conviction, or not.
answered on Dec 21, 2022
Another good question is whether you are going to jail.
It depends! Not if you aren't convicted.
Lots of additional facts are needed here. The City, village or town where you were charged, your prior record, how old you are, and more.
My 3rd DWI had been overturned on a post convition appeal due to the Cassidy v. NJ case. I served 180 days in jail because of the charge. I got charged in 2015 went right to jail and released in 2016. The case was just overturned and I please down to careless driving. Can I have a lawsuit because... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2022
You posted this question to the NY attorney's forum. Try posting it again in NJ. Good luck!
Its been 9 months already my hearing is in 3 months and I'm no longer probationary would my license still get suspended if I change to a guilty plea or if I am found guilty?
answered on Jul 27, 2022
Yes you will still get suspended, because the DMV looks back at the status of your license at the date of violation.
answered on May 17, 2022
For parking tickets, the named defendant is the vehicle, not a person.
It was dark night and was never caught and home in bed when they brought me to station to “pick up my wallet “ my girlfriend had reported the car stolen and I was home in bed. They questioned us both and neither admitted or confessed. They let us go and didn’t even arraign me or anything. All... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2022
This question was posted to "traffic tickets". Try reposting it to "criminal defense".
answered on Nov 20, 2021
In NY, speeding alone is not reckless unless there is another issue as well. This is sometimes called the "speeding plus" rule.
The cop didn't had any possible view of the alleged light I crossed.
He made assumption based on the other light that changed, but he didn't physically saw the exactly light I allegedly crossed. He gave me ticket, is it a defense to say that cop didn't see my light and had no... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2021
If that police officer knows the area, they might know that those two lights are synchronized.
I got a ticket for registration and inspection being expired. But the license plate number on the ticket is my old license plate from years ago. I don’t know how they got those plate numbers because it hasnt been my license plates for years. It’s not on my registration ticket. No I wasn’t... Read more »
answered on Oct 17, 2021
So the ticket was issued to the car for being parked on the street? Could be the cop ran the vin number.
answered on Sep 6, 2021
In New York, if a police officer files a report that you are physically unable to drive, the DMV will start an administrative proceeding to revoke your license.
This is my first time getting a ticket. Had two of my sons 16&17 up on the roof, told them to knock it off and when they were bout to go down, cops pulled us over. Should I fight for a trial or just plead guilty? If I do, will I lose my driving privileges?
The officer said that It would not effect my record but I haven't found anything online confirming that so if you can please help me and answer my question that would be great. If I get this on my record I am going to lose a scholarship I earned and although it is fully deserved I need to know... Read more »
DEFECTIVE BRAKE LIGHTS
EQUIP VIOLATION: OBSTRUCTED VISION
answered on Mar 31, 2021
They don't carry points, but some of them go on your record and can affect your insurance.
Ño signage. Information in supporting deposition of police insufficient on it's face
I have to take a law to fight or just pay my ticket have 15 days
answered on Feb 7, 2021
Not sure what the question is. If you ignore the ticket, your driver's license will be suspended in both NY and NJ. If you pay the ticket in NY you will have a record of conviction in both NY and NJ. Do you want to fight the ticket?
He pulled me over said i was speeding ran my license and registration for about 45 seconds and then said he is letting it go and walked away. Should i expect anything in the mail or anything on insurance? Will this count towards anything and is it considered a verbal warning? or will anything be... Read more »
answered on Jan 23, 2021
The NYS Criminal Procedure Law requires traffic tickets to be served on you personally. If a ticket is mailed to you (rare) it is dismissable. Drive safe.
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