Brooklyn, NY asked in Traffic Tickets for New York

Q: Am I entitled to dismissal of traffic tickets in NY City TVB for speedy trial violation?

I got two tickets in January of 2019. Seatbelt and speeding (speed in zone 11-30, 4 points). I initially filed a written response in lieu of appearance. Court has adjourned it on its own (I never requested adjournment) 4 times. They just recently adjourned it to July 2022. Is it possible to get it dismissed on speedy trial grounds? If possible, How would I go about obtaining dismissal?

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Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • New City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: No. TVB is an administrative court and the speedy trial defense doesn't apply to your traffic matters in TVB. The court is authorized to administratively change your court dates.

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