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Lawyer’s Traffic Ticket Guide for Wawarsing Town Court

Call Now 800-893-9645How to Fight a Speeding Ticket in Wawarsing Town

If you have received a speeding ticket that is returnable to Wawarsing Town Court, and are having difficulty making heads or tails of your situation then this guide was created for you. This guide will help you find some ease of mind and some further insight to the world of speeding tickets.

About the Town:

The Town of Wawarsing lies in the foothills of the Appalachian mountain range and contains three State Forests: Shawangunk Ridge, VerNooykill and Witches Hole. Wawarsing is situated in the western section of Ulster County and is served by New York State Route 52.

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Court Tips and Tidbits

Mailing Address:

Wawarsing Town Court
P O Box 671
108 Canal Street
Ellenville, NY 12428

The Wawarsing Justice Court is open every Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Traffic Court is in session every Wednesday beginning at 1:30 p.m.; Criminal Court is held on Friday at 8:30 a.m.

If you received a ticket by a New York State Police Officer, you will have an opportunity to meet with the Town Prosecutor prior to trial. At this meeting, you may have the opportunity to reach a settlement of your charges. If you are unable to resolve your matter, your case may be adjourned for a date in which the officer can appear in court and testify.

Sign-In: It is very important that you notify the court clerk that you are present for your court date. Failure to notify the court clerk may result in your case not being called.

Junior License: If you have been issued a speeding ticket while possessing a Junior License, you may be required to appear in court regardless of your plea. A driver with a junior license should be very careful with resolving their speeding violation. This is because the Department of Motor Vehicles has more stringent guidelines for young drivers.

Burden of Proof: Unlike traffic matters heard in the Traffic Violations Bureau of NYC and other parts of the State, tickets in Town and Village Courts must meet the standard of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. Many legal scholars have debated exactly what is meant by proof beyond a reasonable doubt. However, everyone agrees that it is the highest standard of proof in the US judicial system.

FAQs

How many points will I get for my speeding ticket?

In New York State, a speeding violation ranges from 3-11 points depending on the driver’s speed. Look at the following chart for more information:

Speeding

Points

01 to 10 mph over the limit

3

11 to 20

4

21 to 30

6

31 to 40

8

More than 40

11


At a speeding ticket trial, will have an opportunity to see the radar reading?

You can make a motion to view all available discovery. If the discovery is not provided, you can make the appropriate motion to sanction the prosecution.

How much will a speeding ticket cost me?

In terms of quantifiable dollars and cents, the average conviction to a 76/55 mph zone will usually face a fine up to about $400.00, a $300.00 fine payable to DMV, and a few hundred dollars in insurance increases.

Hiring an Attorney

At Villanueva & Sanchala, we provide our clients with the highest quality legal representation.

We have helped hundreds of clients reduce points on their license, money on insurance increases and fines, as well as precious time by representing them in court.

If you would like our experienced team of attorneys to represent you, call us today at 800-893-9645.

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