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Cincinnatus Town Court
Town Hall
Lower Cincinnatus Road
Cincinnatus, NY 13040

Analysis and Commentary: The Town of Cincinnatus has a population of 1,056, according to the latest U.S. Census (2010), and covers 25.5 square miles of land. The town was first settled in 1795 and was one of the original six towns of Cortland County. The Cincinnatus territory at one time encompassed what would later become the Towns of Freetown, Willet and Marathon.

Geographically, the east town line is the border of Chenango County. The Otselic River valley is centrally located, and New York State Routes 26, 41 & 23 all run through various sections of town.

The Cincinnatus Historic District, which consists of 14 properties, is listed in the National Register of Historic places. Some of the notable sites are:

  • Kellogg Free Library, located at the corners of Main Street & Taylor Avenue,
  • The (former) Congregational Church, which became Heritage Hall,
  • The Kingman Store, which later became a private residence.

The town is also the birthplace of Elmer Ambrose Sperry (1860-1930), one of the inventors of the gyrocompass.

Another notable resident, Spiegle Willcox (1903-1999), the famous jazz trombonist, was raised and spend most of his life in the Town of Cincinnatus. Willcox joined a group in his late teens called The Big Four from nearby Syracuse.

The Town Court has jurisdiction over traffic and vehicle violations, misdemeanors and other civil matters.

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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