Beware of the ten day rule If you get pulled over for something, and if you mention to the police officer that the address on your driver’s license is NOT your current address, you might get another ticket you didn’t expect. The reason for this is that New York State law (Article 19 section 509-8) requires…

Suppose a NY driver receives a ticket and it results in points against their license. I’ve heard police officers, lawyers, prosecutors, and even judges say that the defensive driving class can be taken to “offset” four points. Web sites offering the class say things like: “reduces up to 4 points on your license.” Therefore, many…

Section Subsection Combined Description of Violation for VTL Sections 207 5 207 5 Misuse / unlawful disposal of uniform traffic summons Periodic Inspection of Motor Vehicles – Article 5 306 (b) 306 (b) Uninspected MV 306 (e) 306 (e) Issue or use fake or counterfeit inspection certificate Financial Security – Article 6, 7, 8 318 7 318…

Traffic Ticket Courts in the State of New York. In NY, there are 62 counties. Each county is listed below in Alphabetical order. The courts within each county are also listed alphabetically within each county listed below. If you need assistance with a traffic ticket in any of these counties, contact the law firm for…

Glossary of Traffic Ticket Terms AFFIDAVIT – A signed document, which is notarized, that is submitted to the court as your position on a matter. See Letter of Authorization. ALIVE AT 25 – This is a class that some courts will allow you to take to get fines or points reduced. Also see diversion program….

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