What to Expect in Mount Kisco Traffic Court
Where is the Court Located?
40 Green Street
Mount Kisco , NY 10549-2300
Mt. Kisco Justice Court is located a short distance from I-684. There is ample parking in front of the court and side of the building. If you have difficult time finding the court, you can simply looking for the police station. The court and police station are adjacent to each other. If you do not own a car, the court can also be reached by train and bus.
Is there anything I should do before going to court?
In brief, if you have been issued a ticket, you must enter a plea of not guilty within 48 hours of receipt. You should do so by some by some form of return-receipt mailing.
Your failure to respond in a timely manner will result in your license being suspended. If your privilege to drive is suspended and you are caught driving, you could be arrested and placed in jail. Further, you may be convicted of a misdemeanor and be subject to a permanent criminal record.
The court will send you a court date in the mail. You should be proactive in tracking your court date. If you have not received a court notice, you should contact the court an inquire about your ticket's status.
What can I expect when I go inside the Court?
On the court date, you must “check in” with the officers/court clerk inside the court
The officers may instruct you to walk through a metal detector and to turn off all electronic devices. Further, the officers will advise you that 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 and wait. The court can accommodate approximately 50 individuals.
Eventually, your name will be called and you will line up to meet with the prosecutor.
The court moves quickly and efficiently. However, there may be significant delays. You should be patient and be prepared to spend up a few hours in court.
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What are some things I should 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. If the court assesses a fine, you should be prepared to pay the fine on the day you go to court.
What happens at 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.
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