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Ithaca Satellite Office

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We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our offices into Western New York with an office in Ithaca.  Our satellite office is located at 504 N Aurora Street. 

This satellite office and our strategic alliance with Larry Newman, Esq. has expanded our ability to serve our clients in Western New York.  Mr. Newman has been a great asset in the field of Vehicle Traffic Law.

Mr. Newman is a seasoned attorney with over 20 years of legal experience.  He is known as a top DWI defense attorney in New York and the author of many scholarly DWI articles.  In addition, he is highly regarded in the fields of plaintiff’s car accident cases and matters involving serious personal injury.

Our new office will not accept service and is currently being operated on an appointment basis only.  Walk-ins are not accepted. 

Our services have been in great demand beyond the New York City area.  We believe that this expansion provides us another avenue to better service our clients in Ithaca, Wayland, Steuben County, and Chemung County.

About Our Firm:  At Joseph P. Villanueva, Attorneys At Law we excel at getting tickets dismissed or reduced.  We have more than 20 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 800-893-9645.

Speeding Points
01 to 10 mph over the limit3
11 to 204
21 to 306
31 to 408
More than 4011

Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.

Other Traffic Violations Points
Reckless Driving

(misdemeanor, 6 month suspension)

Leaving the scene of an accident

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

Passing a school bus5
Following too closely


Inadequate breaks4
Improper passing

(unsafe lane change, left of center or wrong


Disobeying a Traffic Signal

(red light, stop sign, yield sign)

Right of way, failure to yield3
Railroad crossing violation3
Leaving the scene of an accident

(property damage/domestic animal)

Child Safety Restraint

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

Inadequate breaks
(employers' commercial vehicle)
All other moving violations2

Suspension or Revocation

Our traffic lawyers, can negotiate the amount of points when suspension or revocation of our client's driver's license is threatened.

Suspension11 or more points within an 18 month period
Six Month Revocation3 or more speeding offenses within an 18 month period

Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.

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We also defend clients against criminal matters such as Pelham DWI, Assault, UPM, Marijuana charges, and Drug Possession.

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Client Reviews
“I was extremely pleased with the friendly yet professional service that I received in resolving my legal issue.” Karen K.
“Joseph Villanueva and staff made the whole process so easy and gave me the peace of mind that I didn't receive points against my license. Well worth the money!” Linda P.
“Best attorney I’ve worked with. Stayed in contact throughout the whole process. Gave me frequent updates and always replied back to me within an hour. Definitely recommend.” Nikki C.