Lawyer’s Traffic Ticket Guide for Madrid Town Court
The town of Madrid is situated along New York State Route 245, where many unfortunate drivers find themselves facing a hefty speeding ticket.
If you have received a speeding ticket that is returnable to Madrid Town Court, and are having difficulty making heads or tails of your situation, then this guide was made for you by our attorneys.
Getting a speeding ticket is no laughing matter, and going to court can be quite overwhelming. Here are a few tips on how to go about your legal matter.
Tip: It makes better financial sense to hire an attorney. Our attorneys have the experience and skills to help you save your money, time, points and insurance increases. For your consultation give us a call at 800-893-9645.Entering Your Plea
The most crucial and important part of getting a speeding ticket is answering your ticket. Failure to entering your plea can result in a suspended license. Motorists have the option to either plead guilty or not guilty. If you would like to fight your ticket, you would have to plead not guilty.
Pleading Not Guilty: If you plead not guilty, the court will send you a court notice which will advise you when to come to court. On that day you will have the opportunity to present your case’s strengths. It is very important you do not miss your court date. If you are worried or concerned about going to court, give our attorneys a call. We will go to court on your behalf and represent you.
Pleading Guilty: If you chose to plead guilty to your speeding ticket, the court will send you a fine notice upon receiving your plea. You must pay this fine by the date given. Failure to do so can lead to your driver’s license getting suspended.
Important: Pleading guilty to a speeding ticket can result in many long term financial consequences. Not only do you have to pay the given fines and accumulate the given points, there is a high chance that your insurance will also increase.Court Tips and Tidbits
Madrid Town Court
3529 Count Road 14
Madrid, NY 13660
The Town Clerk’s office is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. except for holidays. Madrid Town Court is held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Security: The court is a secure place, as such all litigants will be asked to walk through a magnetometer. Please turn off all electronic devices and dispose of food and beverages.
Sign-In: Please be sure to sign-in with the court clerk. Failure to notifying the court clerk that you are present could result in your case not being calld.
Plea: The majority of cases are resolved via plea bargaining. In lieu of having a trial, it may be possible to resolve a traffic matter with a lesser included charge. Most resolution will involve a fine and a surcharge. The surcharge is additional monies payable at the end of case that are paid to New York State.
Suspension: There are many reasons as to why a license can be suspended. Some reasons include failure to answering a ticket, failure to paying court fines, accumulating 11 points, or receiving 2 work zone violations.About Our Firm
At Joseph P. Villanueva, Attorneys At Law we excel at getting points dismissed or reduced; as such we have earned the reputation as some of the best lawyers in all of New York State. Our team of experienced attorneys have continuously helped drivers save their time, money, points and insurance increases. To speak to one of our attorneys give us a call at 800-893-9645.
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