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Aurelius Town Court

Call Now 800-893-9645 Analysis and commentary:  The Aurelius Town Court is located in the small township of Aurelius, just west of Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. The court is located at 1241 W. Genesee St Road
Auburn, NY 13021-9566.  Only about 3,000 people reside in the community; which is located on the northern tip of Cayuga Lake. Aurelius was named for Marcus Aurelius, born 121 AD, who became the Roman Emperor from 161-180 AD and who was known as the last of the “Five Good Emperors”.

Aurelius Town Court handles the disposition of vehicle and traffic citations, minor criminal offenses and town ordinance violations. The court can be found by traveling west, from Auburn, on West Genesee Street Road/Route 326 until you come to a 4-way stop, then continue on West Genesee Street about 2 miles. The town offices are on the right, just before the railroad tracks. Aurelius is located near the State Route 5 highway and Interstate 90.

Points of interest in the Aurelius area include:
•    Seward House Historic Museum; named for William H. Seward, a former New York State Governor, United States Senator, and Secretary of State to both Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson,
•    Cayuga Lake State Park,
•    Women’s Rights National Historic Park.

Court is in session on Wednesdays at either 8 a.m. or 7 p.m.

About Our Firm:  At Villanueva & Sanchala, PLLC we excel at getting tickets dismissed or reduced.  We have over 25 years of legal experience and have gained a reputation among our peers as being superb lawyers.  Our team of traffic and criminal defense lawyers is lead by Joseph P. Villanueva.  He is a former prosecutor.  Having a former prosecutor on your side can help in analyzing critical issues in your case.  This can make the difference in you keep your license or having your license suspended or revoked. Call us now 914-723-7900.

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Fines and Surcharges

Our attorneys fight for our clients and attempt to resolve their case with the most favorable possible outcome.  Below is a list of fines associated with some of the most widely issued tickets in the state.   (Fines are subject to change without notice).  Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.

Offense Fines
First-time speeding offense$45 to $600
One or more speeding tickets

(within eighteen months)

Up to $1,575
Traffic Infraction$100-$300
Disobey a Traffic Signal

(red

light)

$225-$675
Misdemeanor Convictions

(no other penalty provided)

$200-$1,225
Uninspected Vehicles$25-$200
Unregistered Vehicle or Trailer$25-$200
Equipment Violations of Vehicle or Trailer$0-$100
Surcharges$50 - $55

New York Driver Assessment

New York State imposes a Driver Responsibility Assessment (also known as a DRA) for drivers who accumulate six points or more are earned on the driving record.  Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.

Assessment Fine
Six points or more on record$300 one time payment;
or $100 each year for 3 years
Any additional points earned over six points

$25 for each point for 3 years
Refusing to take a breathalyzer test, conviction for alcohol related traffic offense or conviction for drug related traffic offense$250 each year for 3 years

A driver's license will be suspended if they fail to pay the New York Driver Assessment. This fine also applies to out of state drivers. Driver safety courses will not reduce these fines.

Insurance

As far as insurance is concerned, traffic violations and points are included on a driver's record for at least 39 months.

When an insurance company views a driver abstract that has accumulated points they may impose a surcharge. Points may remain on a driving record for up to 4 years.


What’s the point system NY?

There are too many possible violations to list in this answer, but for your convenience, here is a list of some common point violations.

Speeding

Points

01 to 10 mph over the limit

3

11 to 20

4

21 to 30

6

31 to 40

8

More than 40

11

 

Other Traffic Violations

Points

Reckless Driving

(misdemeanor, 6 month suspension)

5

Leaving the scene of an accident

(personal injury, misdemeanor, 6 months in jail, revocation of license, $600.00 fine)

5

Passing a school bus

5

Following too closely

(tailgating)

4

Inadequate breaks

4

Improper passing

(unsafe lane change, left of center or wrong direction)

3

Disobeying a Traffic Signal (red light, stop sign, yield sign)

3

Right of way, failure to yield

3

Railroad crossing violation

3

Leaving the scene of an accident (property damage/domestic animal)

3

Child Safety Restraint (under 16 years old in front seat, under 10 years old in rear seats, under 4 years old in child seat)

3

Inadequate breaks (employers' commercial vehicle)

2

All other moving violations

2

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