Decatur, New York
Decatur (pronounced de-KAY-ter) is a town in Otsego County, New York. It is part of the Central New York region and is located sixty-three miles west of the state capital, Albany. The town makes up twenty and three quarters of a square mile. It is one of the least populated towns in New York State, with 370 residents living there as of June of 2022. The town encompasses three hamlets named Decatur, where the town was originally settled, Furnaceville and Gothicville.
Decatur was originally settled in 1790. In 1808 a township was formed. Decatur was the birthplace and home to Lewis Waterman, the inventor of the Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen, which is famous for its recognizable design.
Traffic Tickets in Decatur, New York
The Decatur Town Court is one of the lowest volume courts in the entire New York State. The court is in session only twice a month. The courtroom is very small and is located behind Decatur Town Garage. The town of Decatur does not have its own police department. Law enforcement services are provided by New York State Police and Otsego County Sheriff’s Department. They are authorized to issue traffic tickets on town roads. The charged infraction could be for, from having a broken headlight to speeding. Usually, these traffic tickets are written on the town’s major roads, such as County Route 39 and County Route 37. CR-39 runs north-west near the town’s west boundary and meets CR-37 in the principal hamlet, Decatur, as it heads west. Gothicville is accessible by CR-37 and several smaller roadways.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
If you were issued a ticket in Decatur, don’t panic, the Benjamin Goldman Law Office can help. We are a decade old traffic ticket defense firm that has served countless motorists in Otsego County. Typically we are retained to fight severe speeding tickets however we also handle other violations as well. If your ticket was issued in New York, we can fight it. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office encourages you to reach out. Retaining an attorney from our firm is a simple process and we offer complimentary consultations to let you know if your charge is even worth fighting. Regardless of what you choose, we make sure you save money in the long run. We look forward to discussing your case.
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.