Speeding & Traffic Ticket Lawyer in
Butternuts, New York

Butternuts, New York

Butternuts is the name of a town in Otsego County, New York. A Butternut is a type of walnut. It is also known as a white walnut. Historians believe the town was named after the oddity that was three butternut trees growing from one stump. Said trees were used to mark the corner of several townships.

The Town of Butternuts is part of the Central New York region. As of June of 2022, the town’s population was 1,885.The town covers roughly fifty-four square miles. It was established in 1796. Inside the town there is one village and several hamlets. The village is named Gilbertsville. The hamlets are named Copes Corner, Freer Corner, Heslops Corner and Toll Corner.

Traffic Tickets in Butternuts, New York

The Butternuts Town Court (Butternuts Justice Court) adjudicates all tickets issued in town. This includes tickets issued in Gilbertsville. The village used to have a small police department but that was disbanded. Nowadays, the town and village receive police coverage from the New York State Police and the Otsego County Sheriff’s Department. Both are authorized to conduct traffic patrol and issue traffic citations.

In Butternuts, the most common charge is speeding. The speed limit inside Gilbertsville is 30 miles per hour. Outside of the village, it is 55 miles per hour. Motorists are often stopped for speeding as they enter the village. This mainly occurs on New York State Route 51 (Mario Avenue). NYS-51 is the town’s arterial road. It runs north-east and south-west. Another important road for the town is County Route 4 (CR-4), which enters town from the north-west. It runs directly to Gilbertsville, where it intersects NYS-51, then promptly heads east, south-east until it leaves town.

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office P.C. is a boutique traffic ticket defense firm. We have helped countless motorists facing serious traffic related charges in Otsego County. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office does its utmost to save our clients as much money as possible. We want to ensure you do not pay higher insurance premiums and avoid the fines, fees, and surcharges that are associated with traffic convictions in New York. Our firm handles more than just speeding tickets. Every once in a while we handle charges like following another vehicle too closely or leaving the scene of an accident involving an animal.A consultation with our firm is encouraged. We can let you know how much we can reduce your charge and if a dismissal is likely. Consultations are complimentary and encouraged.

Points Reduced or Money Back Guarantee*

Our firm offers a Point Reduction or Money Back Guarantee*. This means we will issue a full refund of your legal fee if we are unable to reduce the points added to your license as a result of the ticket.

*Traffic tickets only. Does not apply to misdemeanors and felonies.

Information on the Butternuts Justice Court

Physical Address: 1234 State Highway 51, Gilbertsville, New York 13776
Mailing Address: PO Box 26, Gilbertsville, New York 13776
Location: Google Maps
Phone: (607) 783-2758
Fax: (607) 240-5063
E-mail: butternutstowncourt@nycourts.gov
More Information: Court Website

Town Justice: Hon. Claudette Y. Newman
Court Clerk: Irene Williams
Prosecutor: ADA Brandon E. Parshall