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What to expect when fighting a traffic ticket in Stony Point Town Court

Call Now 800-893-9645 Knowing what to expect before you go to court can help give you an advantage. Retaining an attorney with experience and knowledge of what goes on in a particular local court can make the difference in whether or not you privilege to drive is protected.

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About Our Firm: Our firm has years of experience fighting traffic tickets.  We are experienced Stony Point Town Court ticket lawyers.  Our experience can help you save time, money, and points on your license.  Give us a call at 914-723-7900 and ask how our Stony Point speeding ticket lawyers can help.  We have represented hundreds of drivers on moving violations ranging from speeding tickets to reckless driving. We excel at getting tickets either dismissed or reduced.  Send us an e-mail


Where is the Court Located?

The court is located at 6 Patriot Hills Road in Stony Point, New York.  It is a few blocks away the Palisades Interstate Parkway and located in an office park.  The building façade is stone laid.  There is ample parking surrounding the building.  

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.  

The court will send you a court date.  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.

What can I expect when I go inside the Court?

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, the officers will advise you that there is no food or drinks allowed in the courtroom.

Sometimes, the officers will mark your attendance.  Other times, they will direct you to the courtroom where either the court clerk will mark you attendance or you will sign-in at the attendance sheet at the front of the courtroom.

After you check in, you will be instructed to have a seat in the courtroom and wait.  The court can accommodate approximately 70 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 to half a day in court.

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Stony Point Town Court


What are the benefits of retaining your firm?

Going to court can be a time consuming and stressful proposition for many motorists.  Our attorneys have been appearing in Rockland County Traffic Courts for years and can assist you 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 court. Our attorneys have excelled at getting speeding tickets, suspended licenses cases, and other 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 money.

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.

About Our Firm:  We can be frequently found Ramapo Traffic Court, Clarkstown Town Court, Suffern Speeding Ticket Court, and Haverstraw Town Court.

At Villanueva & Sanchala, PLLC we excel at getting tickets dismissed or reduced.  We have over 25 years of legal experience and have gained a reputation among our peers as being superb lawyers.  Our team of traffic and criminal 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.  This can make the difference in you keep your license or having your license suspended or revoked. Call us now at (914) 723-7900.

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