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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Q: Is it better just to pay the ticket or contest it in court -

- I hear sometimes the officers don't show and then you get off paying.

Adam H. Rosenblum
Adam H. Rosenblum answered on Aug 24, 2018

It is usually better to fight the ticket unless it's a minor infraction without points (like a parking ticket). The only way you

"get off" by the officer not showing is if the ticket is scheduled for trial and even then it's up to the judge. That might require two court...
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Q: what if the location on deposition is wrong?
Adam H. Rosenblum
Adam H. Rosenblum answered on May 14, 2015

If location isn’t a factor in the offense you are facing, it’s unlikely that a location error can form the basis to dismiss a ticket. You could bring this issue up at trial in order to undermine the officer's testimony; however, the biggest problem people face with location issues is their... Read more »

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Q: If I go to trial on my speeding ticket, can they bring up previous speeding tickets I have gotten?
Adam H. Rosenblum
Adam H. Rosenblum answered on May 14, 2015

The answer is actually yes and no. They cannot bring it up during the trial as evidence - the fact that you sped in the past has no bearing on whether you sped on this particular occasion. However, if you are found guilty at trial, the judge can (and probably will) review your driving record during... Read more »

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