What to Expect in When Fighting a Speeding Ticket in Scarsdale Village Court
In general, if you are fighting a traffic ticket in Scarsdale Village Court, you can expect a significant delay before you see a judge. Sometimes, you can wait three hours or more before your case is adjudicated. This may result in you missing work, school, or other valuable appointments. The reason for the delay is that the court routinely adjudicates criminal cases before the speeding ticket and traffic matters.
If you retain our law firm for a non-misdemeanor traffic ticket, you can bypass this long and tedious wait. When you retain this firm and provide us with written authorization to appear on your behalf, you will not be required to appear in court. In other words, we can appear on your behalf saving you valuable time.
Scarsdale Village Court is located at 1001 Post Road in Scarsdale. The court holds traffic court calendar on Wednesdays. From time to time, the court may hold court on additional days on an as needed basis.
Tickets issued by the local Scarsdale Village Police and State State Police are prosecuted by the Village Attorney’s Office. On the other hand, tickets issued by the Westchester County Police are prosecuted by the officer that issued the ticket. The vast majority of County issued tickets are issued along the Bronx River Parkway. It is important that when you drive along this road that you maintain a constant look out for the constant rapid change in speed.
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 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|
Can I go to jail for this?
Yes. Although it is rarely enforced, a simple speeding ticket can carry 15 or more days in jail for a violator.
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