Lawyer’s Traffic Ticket Guide for Mina Town Court
The Town of Mina has a population of 1,106 and covers 36.3 square miles (2010 U.S. Census) in western Chautauqua County. The area is served by New York State Routes 426 and 430, which intersect at the Village of Findley Lake. Interstate-86 runs through the northern section of Mina, which is located on Chautauqua County Touring Route 1.
Have you received a speeding ticket that is returnable to Mina Town Court? Are you having a difficult time making heads or tails of your situation? Then this guide was created for you. Our attorneys have created this guide to help you better understand your legal matter. If you would like legal representation, our attorneys are here to help. Call 800-893-9645 to see how we can help you save money, time, points and insurance increases.Court Tips and TidbitsCourt Address:
Mina Town Court
PO Box 38
2883 North Road
Findley Lake, NY 14763
Tip: It is always a good idea to arrive early to your court appearance. Arriving late could result in your court case being called prior to your arrival.
Come Prepared: We recommend that litigants bring their court notice and driving record with them to court. The court notice will help a court personnel direct you if you have been displaced. You driving record, if it is clean, can be persuasive in mitigating your case.
Security: The court is a secure place, as such you will be asked to walk though a magnetometer upon arrival. Please turn off all electronic devices and dispose of any food and drinks.
Court Clerk: The court clerk helps the judge with their everyday duties. Many times the court clerk also sends letters to litigants, collects fine monies and helps answer day-to-day questions.Fines and Points
A conviction to a speeding ticket can be costly. A driver charged with 80/55 (25 mph over) is facing a 6-point violation. There are many sentencing options available to the judge. Some of the sentences can include jail, a fine of almost $400.00, and a discretionary license suspension. A conviction to charge can also result in an additional minimum $300.00 fine payable to DMV. Further, depending on a driver’s driving record, this conviction can also result in hundreds in insurance increases and a license suspension.
Points may vary depending on the driver’s speed. Please take a look at the following chart for more details.
01 to 10 mph over the limit
11 to 20
21 to 30
31 to 40
More than 40
Suspension: There are a few reasons as to why a driver may get suspended. Some reasons include obtaining 11 points on their license, getting two violations in a work zone, failure to answering a ticket, or failure to paying court fines and fees.
Junior License: If you have a speeding violation and are still in possession of a junior license, you would have to handle your case with caution. New York State has stringent guidelines for young drivers. In many cases, you may have to appear in court regardless of your plea.
Entering a Plea: Instructions on how you can enter your plea are provided on your ticket. It is important you enter your plea before the date provided on your ticket.Getting the Legal Advantage
Our team of attorneys is lead by former NYC prosecutor, Mr. Joseph Villanueva. Having a former prosecutor on board, we have a unique advantage of analyzing your case from the perspective of a defense attorney as well as a prosecutor. See how we can save you money, time, point and insurance increases, we can be reached at 800-893-9645.
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