There is a car accident and the police arrive to the scene.  The police typically investigate the accident and interview the involved parties and witnesses. Subsequent to their investigation the police will often issue traffic tickets to the parties involved in the accident. These tickets......

Some judges require notarized waivers to waive personal appearances for traffic tickets. These judges are wrong. Judges cite CPL 340.20 (2).  The statute says “permits entry thereof by counsel upon the filing by him of a written and subscribed statement by the defendant declaring that......

Putting everything else aside, New York drivers have one advantage over out of state drivers.   Unlike most other states, New York will not put out of state traffic convictions on your driving record. This means no points in New York and more importantly it should......

I am often asked about the procedure for fighting traffic tickets in New York State. The New York Vehicle and Traffic Law (“VTL”) sets forth a relatively straightforward plan for the adjudication of traffic tickets. But, a motorist needs to act quickly and diligently to......

I am often asked: “Why hire an attorney if I can go to court and plea bargain with the prosecutor myself?” It is really simple. Experienced traffic ticket attorneys can maximize your opportunity while you stay at home, at your job, or in school Below......