What to Expect in Greenburgh Town Court: Speeding Tickets and Traffic Matters
The court is located at 188 Tarrytown Road in White Plains, New York. It is one block away from I-287 entrance and a few blocks away from AMF White Plains (Bowling) Lanes and Papa John’s Pizza. If you have a difficult time finding the court, the building is adjacent to the police department. There is a small parking lot in front of the court and additional parking along Route 119. Once you park your car, you will find the court a few steps from the top of the windy stairs. Court is held on the first floor.
Traffic matters are heard throughout the week and can be scheduled for either the morning or afternoon court session. Recently, the court established a night court term.
Inside the Court
If you have been issued a ticket, you must enter a plea of not guilty within 48 hours of receipt. The court will send you a letter with a court date. On the court date, you must “check in” with the court officers located immediately as you walk through the entrance of the building. The officers will walk you through a metal detector and advise you to turn off all electronic devices. Further, there is no food or drinks allowed in the courtroom.
After you check in, you will be instructed to have a seat in the courtroom. The court can accommodate approximately 100 individuals.
Eventually, your name will be called and you will line up to meet with the prosecutor. In some circumstances, the prosecutor will be the officer that issued you the summons. In other circumstances, the prosecutor will be a representative from the Town Attorney’s Office.
The process of going to court can take several hours. There are often administrative delays and no shortage of traffic violations. So, you should be prepared to spend at least half a day in court.
Going to court can be a time consuming and stressful proposition for many motorists. Our attorneys have been appearing in Westchester 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.
We are familiar with the “ins and outs” of the Greenburgh Ticket Court. We are local attorneys with offices only a few minutes away from the court. Our attorneys have excelled at getting speeding tickets, moving violations, and other traffic matters either dismissed or reduced. Under most normal circumstances, our client’s never appear in court on traffic infractions. This will saves them valuable time and time.
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 Yonkers Ticket Lawyers and Greenburgh Ticket Attorneys excel at getting tickets dismissed or reduced. We 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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