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How to Find the Best Speeding Ticket Lawyer For You in Delaware County New York

Call Now 800-893-9645 Receiving a speeding ticket, cell phone ticket, or other moving violation can be very disconcerting.  Fighting it doesn’t have to be.  Our lawyers can help.  Further below, we give you some insight on how to pick the best lawyer for you to fight your moving violation in Delaware County.  Give us a call and see how we can help.  We can be reached at 800-893-9645.

Analysis and commentary:  Delaware County is on the southern half of New York State and geographically close to the state of Pennsylvania. In fact, it is separated by Pennsylvania by the Delaware River.  Although many motorist refer to Delaware County as being in the Catskills, only part of the county is technically located in the Catskills.  Due to its size, Delaware borders several other counties including Otsego, Schoharie, Greene, Ulster, Sullivan, Broome and Chennango.  

There are many State highways running through Delaware.  Some of the busiest highways include, I-88, Route 17, Route 10, and Route 206.  Many drivers visiting Cornell University and Binghamton University unknowingly violate the speed limit on Route 17 and find themselves with a the conundrum of fighting a speeding ticket.  It is advisable to drive carefully along all roads and pay close attention to sudden changes in speed.

There are many local towns, villages, and hamlets in Delaware.  Some of them are Andes, Bovina, Colchester, Davenport, Delhi, Deposit, Hancock, Sidney, Stamford, Tompkins, and Walton.  Each municipality maintains a branch of law enforcement.  As such, the county shares jurisdiction with several agencies to issue speeding tickets, cell phone violations, and other moving violations.  In general, the District Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting tickets.


Are you looking for a New York Traffic Ticket Defense Lawyer and want to determine who is the best attorney for you? 

You’ve come to the right place.  While there are many lawyers who claim to be super lawyers, not every lawyer’s skill set may be best suited for your fact specific case.  Some lawyers handle only divorce cases while others handle only small claims cases.  As you can imagine, not every legal skill set may be transferable to your case.  As such, they may not have the necessary experience or skill to give you the best defense possible. 

We recommend you consider these Top 5 factors before retaining an attorney:

1.  Is the attorney’s practice limited to or significantly dedicated to speeding ticket defense or traffic ticket defense?
 

There are thousands of solo practitioners that claim to be proficient in 10 or more areas of law.  While many of them can do a good job in certain practice areas, there is a good chance that they are not proficient in Vehicle Traffic Law or they may not be able to dedicate the time necessary to defend what they will call a “simple traffic” matter thereby hurting your defense. 

At our law firm, we recognize your “simple traffic” matter is not so simple.  In so doing, we handle your case with the proper attention it deserves.  We know many things are at stake including hundreds if not thousands of dollars in fines, penalties, insurance increases, and time lost.  Not to mention, we also know what very few lawyers know—a conviction to a simple speeding ticket can carry a 15 or more days in jail. 


2.  Does the attorney have a track record? 

Although no attorney can attest that their prior success can guarantee a similar outcome in future cases, its important that you have some knowledge of their past performance.  For example, is your ticket their first ticket defense case?  Is the attorney you’re speaking to experienced in the court where you received the ticket?  Are they familiar with the Judge, prosecutor, police officer, and court staff?

At our law firm, we have represented thousands of individuals throughout New York State.  We are pleased to discuss our more than 30 years of legal experience with any potential client.  Read our ticket defense testimonials.

3.  Has the attorney kept up to date with the changing landscape of the law? 

Have they participated in any relevant continuing legal education programs?  Every area of law can change significantly and rather frequently.  Every change in the law can have a significant impact on your case.

At our firm, we stay on top of the law and complete a minimum of 12 hours of continuing legal education a year.  We also lecture of on variety of topics to bar associations, professionals, and community groups.

4.  Does the attorney have any peer recognition? 


In other words, do other lawyers in the field respect your lawyer?  How do other attorneys, adversaries, clients, and judges perceive this lawyer? 

At our firm, we are recognized by our clients and peers as being some of the best lawyers in New York State.  You may want to check out an independent website such as avvo.com


5.  Is the attorney accessible?
 

Once you retain a lawyer, will they return your call or respond to your emails?  Obviously, you will want to maintain contact with your lawyer.  Some lawyers will only have their assistants speak to you.

At our firm, it is our goal to respond to our clients within one hour of being contacted.

About us:  our attorneys have significant experience practicing traffic ticket defense law.  We are lead by a former prosecutor and our experience spans over three decades.  We have been recognized by our peers as some of the best lawyers in New York.  Give us a call at 800-893-9645.

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