What to Expect in Highlands Traffic Court
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.
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 over 25 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.
How many points am I facing?
|01 to 10 mph over the limit||3|
|11 to 20||4|
|21 to 30||6|
|31 to 40||8|
|More than 40||11|
What are the potential fines?
|First-time speeding offense||$45 to $600|
|One or more speeding tickets|
(within eighteen months)
|Up to $1,575|
|Disobey a Traffic Signal|
(no other penalty provided)
|Unregistered Vehicle or Trailer||$25-$200|
|Equipment Violations of Vehicle or Trailer||$0-$100|
|Surcharges||$50 - $55|
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We also represent clients in all felony and misdemeanor matters including DWI, marijuana possession, drugs, and domestic violence charges.