Lawyer’s Traffic Ticket Guide for North Harmony Town Court
North Harmony covers more than 42 square miles along the western shore of Chautauqua Lake, and has a population of 2,267 (U.S. Census, 2010). The confluence of Interstate-86 and New York State Route 17 serve the area; as does State Route 394, which runs along Chautauqua Lake.
Getting a speeding ticket is no laughing matter. Not only is it costly, it can be quite time consuming and overwhelming. This guide was created by our lawyers to help you find some ease of mind with your legal matter.
If you would like legal representation, our attorneys can help. Give us a call at 800-893-9645.Court Tips and InformationCourt Address:
North Harmony Justice Court
PO Box 167
3445 Old Bridge Road
Stow, NY 147-85-0167
North Harmony Town Hall offices are open:
- Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Every Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
- Court is in session every Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
Tip: One of the worst things you could do is ignore your ticket. Instructions on how you can enter your plea are provided on your ticket.
Court Date: Once the court has received your not guilty plea, you will receive a court notice which will advise you when to come to court. At this court appearance you will be given the opportunity to present your case’s strengths and weaknesses.
Sign-in: Once you arrive at the court it is important that you notify the court clerk. Failure to do so can result in your case not being called.
Court Fees: If your case is resolved at the court appearance please bring enough money to pay court fines and fees.
Tip: It is always a good policy to arrive early to your court date.Fines
A conviction to an 86/65 mph zone can result in a fine of almost $400.00, an additional $300.00 fine payable to the department of motor vehicles, 6 points on a driving record, and significant insurance increase.New York Driver Assessment
New York State imposes a Driver Responsibility Assessment (also known as a DRA) for drivers who accumulate six points or more are earned on the driving record. Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.
Six points or more on record
$300 one time payment;
or $100 each year for 3 years
Any additional points earned over six points
$25 for each point for 3 years
Refusing to take a breathalyzer test, conviction for alcohol related traffic offense or conviction for drug related traffic offense
$250 each year for 3 years
Fines can be paid in person or through the mail. Most courts do not accept a credit card payment however the trend is picking up in Town Courts around the State.
Fines that are imposed by a Judge are set by the New York State Legislature and codified within the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law. There are limits to the amount that driver can be fined.About Our Firm
At Villanueva and Sanchala, we strive to get our clients amicable resolutions; as such we are reputed as some of the best lawyers in New York. We provide our clients with the highest quality legal representation and have helped thousands of clients reduce fines, points and insurance increases. Call us now at 800-893-9645.
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