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A conviction to a traffic ticket can be a nightmare. Given the right circumstances, it can cost a driver hundreds of dollars in fines payable to the court, hundreds more payable to the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles, and countless more in insurance increases. In some of the most egregious cases, a conviction can result in a jail sentence, several court appearances, and your insurance company dropping you as a client. We can help. Give us a call today to schedule your confidential consultation and ask to speak to one of our traffic ticket lawyers.

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Seward Town Court
322 Gardnersville Road
Cobleskill, NY 12043
(518) 234-2292 Court office

The town of Seward (Pop. 1,763 /2010 U.S. Census) lies in northwestern Schoharie County, New York, adjacent to the Town of Cobleskill, along State Routes 10, 145 and 165. The town sits along the eastern border of Otsego County, and contains nine hamlets: among these are the hamlets of Gardnersville on Route 10, and Seward on Route 165.

The Seward Town Court meets at the Schoharie County Highway Department on Lowe Road in Cobleskill, and is located just southeast of the Route 165 and County Route 33 (West Richmondville Road) intersection.

Lawyer’s Tip Of The Day

You should bring your court notice advising you to appear in court. If you are displaced, showing the court personnel your letter may help in directing you to where you need to go and what you need to do.

How Many Points Am I Facing?

Speeding convictions in New York can range from 3-11 points depending on your speed. There is no such thing as a 1-point violation in New York. The following chart should be able to provide you a quick reference for how many points you are facing.

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

The fines for a repeat ticket offender can increase with every conviction within the same 18-month period. If this is your first speeding ticket within 18 months, the chart below can help you obtain a general idea of what your monetary penalties may look like. Please keep in mind these numbers are subject to change.

1st time Conviction Within Eighteen (18) MonthsMinimum FineMaximum FineMaximum ImprisonmentPoints on Driving RecordSurcharge
10 mph or less$45.00$150.00n/a3$88.00 or $93.00
11-30 mph$90.00$300.0030 Days4-6$88.00 or $93.00
31 mph or over$180.00$600.0030 Days8-11$88.00 or $93.00
Repeat Offenders Driving 1 mph – 10 mph Over the Speed Limit

If you have been convicted of multiple speeding tickets within an 18-month period, the presiding judge has the power to impose a higher fine. This chart will provide you a quick glimpse into the possible fine range for a person convicted of multiple 3 point speeding violations.

Conviction Within Eighteen (18) MonthsMinimum FineMaximum FineMaximum ImprisonmentPoints on Driving RecordSurcharge depending on court
1st$45.00$150.0003$88.00 or $93.00
2nd$45.00$300.000 Days3$88.00 or $93.00
3rd$45.00$525.000 Days3$88.00 or $93.00
WE CAN HELP!

Join the thousands of drivers that have saved money, time and points on their license by hiring our law firm. A former New York City prosecutor leads our traffic ticket defense practice. We have the unique ability to quickly analyze traffic cases from both the defense perspective and prosecutorial perspective thereby giving you the effective and efficient legal representation. We can be reached at 800-893-9645.

Charges we Fight: Here is a list of some common charges we have helped our client’s fight:

  • Speeding under VTL § 1180 (b)
  • Speeding under VTL § 1180 (d)
  • Cell Phone under VTL § 1225
  • Child Seatbelt under VTL § 1229
  • Failure to Move Over under VTL § 1144-A
  • Failure to Signal under VTL § 1163
  • Following Too Closely under VTL § 1129
  • Operating Without Insurance under VTL § 319
  • Red Light under VTL § 1111
  • Stop Sign Violation under VTL § 1172
  • Suspended License Operation under VTL § 511.1 (Misdemeanor)
  • Unsafe Lane Change under VTL § 1128
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