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What to Expect in Peekskill City Court

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Retaining an attorney that knows what to expect in Peekskill City Traffic Court can make all the difference in the success of your case.  Our firm has years of experience fighting speeding tickets in Westchester County and the surrounding areas.  We use this experience to obtain the best possible result for our clients. Give us a call at 914-723-7900.


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 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 Peekskill Speeding Ticket Court.  We are local attorneys with offices only a few minutes away from the court. 



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.



How do I find the court?


Peekskill City Court is located at 2 Nelson Avenue in the heart of downtown Peekskill. The court is adjacent to the police station and close to the public library.  There is a large municipal parking lot across the street that provide ample parking for litigants.  The courthouse is surrounded by a brick façade and has an open courtyard in the front of the building.



Entering the Court


Upon entering the courthouse, you will be greeted by New York State Court Officers that will instruct you to walk to through a metal detector.  You will be advised to empty out your pockets and open up your bags or inspection.  If you have any metal objection on your person, you may be instructed to remove them for further inspection.


After the metal detector


Once you have clearance to enter the building, you will be instructed to wait inside a courtroom and await further instructions.  Typically, tickets issued by the State Police will be prosecuted by a local prosecutor.  Upon entering the courtroom, the prosecutor will give your instructions and ultimately meet with you to discuss your case.  The prosecutor will have your driving record and be able to ascertain whether or not this is your first offense.  Once you have met with the prosecutor, you will be advised to wait in another courtroom to further discuss your case with the Judge.


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 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.

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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.