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What to Expect in Cold Spring Traffic Court

Call Now 800-893-9645Analysis and commentary: Cold Spring Village Court is located at 87 Main Street in Cold Spring, NY.  The court is conveniently located a few blocks from the Metro North Railroad and it has ample parking along the street.  If you have a difficult time finding the court, you should look for the local police station which is adjacent to the court.  The court holds both day sessions and night court.  This court is known as a court of limited jurisdiction and often referred to by local lawyers as a "local" court.  As a local court, the judges at Cold Spring can adjudicate traffic tickets (such as speeding unreasonable and prudent, cell phone violations, seatbelt tickets, and lane violation tickets), landlord tenant cases, misdemeanors, some civil cases, and some felony charges.  If you plan on attending court in Cold Spring, the court is monitored by law enforcement, and as such, you will be directed to walk through a metal detector before entering the courtroom.  Please remember to turn off all electronic devices and leave all inappropriate items at home.  Depending on who issued your ticket will control who prosecutes your case.  Tickets issued by State Police will be prosecuted by a special prosecutor.  Meanwhile, tickets issued by local officers are typically prosecuted by the issuing officer.  About the village:  Cold Spring is a village in Putnam County, New York. It has an estimated population of 2,000. Cold Spring serves as a place where New York City residents go for a weekend getaway.   Cold Spring is a village located in Putnam County, New York. Cold Spring is a place where many New York State residents escape for a weekend getaway.  The village is well known for its many quaint antique stores and proximity to day hiking trails. 

Do I need an attorney in court?  While you are not required to have an attorney in court, we believe our law firm can save you valuable time, money, and points on your license.  We excel at getting tickets either dismissed or reduced.  Our lead defense attorney has been named one of the best attorneys in the entire Northeast of the United States. 

We can appear on your behalf without you.  This will save your several hours and you can avoid taking time off from work, school, or any other appointments.

Benefits of Retaining Our Law Firm:  Going to court can be a time consuming and stressful proposition for many motorists.  Our attorneys have been appearing in Putnam County Traffic Courts for years and can assist in alleviating your stress and help reduce the points levied against your license.  By reducing your ticket, we can help save you on rising insurance costs.

How can your firm get my points reduced?  Our attorneys have represented hundreds of motorist.  We are familiar with the technical arguments under the Vehicle Traffic Law as well as the critical analysis for mitigating your circumstances.

Things to bring to court:  It is helpful to bring your court notice and a copy of your ticket.  This will help the court easily track down your case and help expedite the process.  It is also helpful to bring a copy of your driving record.  Your driving record can be obtained at your local Department of Motor Vehicles.  If you resolve your matter, should know exactly how it will affect your privilege to drive.

Going to Trial:  If you go to court expecting to proceed to trial on your traffic matter, your case may take longer.  Trials are usually handled at the end of the calendar to avoid a long delay for those who simply wish to take a plea.

About Our Firm:  Our Ticket Defense Lawyers have more than 20 years of legal experience and have gained a reputation among our peers as being superb lawyers.  Our team of traffic defense lawyers is lead by Joseph P. Villanueva.  He is a former prosecutor.  Having a former prosecutor on your side can help in analyzing critical issues in your case.  Call us now at 914-723-7900.

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“I was extremely pleased with the friendly yet professional service that I received in resolving my legal issue.” Karen K.
“Joseph Villanueva and staff made the whole process so easy and gave me the peace of mind that I didn't receive points against my license. Well worth the money!” Linda P.
“Best attorney I’ve worked with. Stayed in contact throughout the whole process. Gave me frequent updates and always replied back to me within an hour. Definitely recommend.” Nikki C.