Otsego, New York
Otsego is a town in the Central New York region. It encompasses the Village of Cooperstown, which is most well-known for the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Cooperstown is the main population area of the town. It is also the location of Otsego County government offices. The town sees a large influx of tourists in the summer months. The total area of the Town of Otsego is approximately sixty square miles. As of May of 2022, the town population was 3,838. It was settled in 1753 and established as a town in 1788. Otsego also encompasses several hamlets. They are: Cattown, Fly Creek, Index, Oaksville, Pail Shop Corners, Pierstown, Toddsville and Wileytown.
Traffic Tickets in Otsego, New York
All traffic tickets issued in the Town of Otsego are adjudicated in the Otsego Town Court. Traffic patrol in the town can be conducted by New York State Police or Otsego County Sheriffs. The Cooperstown Police Department conducts traffic stops on village roads. The court is located in the Town of Otsego Office Building, on Route 26 in the Hamlet of Fly Creek.
Speeding is the town’s most commonly issued charge. Most traffic stops occur on New York State Route 28. It runs north-south and leads into Cooperstown. Outside of the village, the speed limit is 55 mph but the speed limit is continuously reduced as it moves closer to downtown. Other main roads that see frequent traffic stops are New York State Route 80, which runs north from Cooperstown along the Otsego Lake, and New York State Route 205, which enters town from the southwest corner.
The majority of traffic stops in Otsego and Cooperstown are of out-of-town motorists. Most traffic violations are unintentional and are merely the result of not paying good attention to traffic signs. If you were cited with a traffic infraction, it is not necessary to plead guilty even if you committed the alleged charge. You can get your ticket reduced or dismissed without having to come back personally to Otsego. Feel free to contact the Benjamin Goldman Law Office to find out more. We provide free consultations.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a law firm that practices traffic ticket defense. We have been assisting motorists in Otsego County since 2011. Our clients are almost always satisfied with the outcome of their case. This is proven by our extensive and detailed online testimonials. We are highly successful for two reasons. One, we are not a general practice firm. Our practice area is traffic ticket defense. This means we have considerable experience with New York’s Vehicle and Traffic Law. Our lawyers are familiar with the various procedures and tactics that can be utilized to fight traffic charges. Secondly, we take all the steps to ensure our clients are happy. We provide continuous updates on the status of the case. Our lawyers are diligent in the pursuit of obtaining the best possible disposition for our clients.
We are ready to take on your case in Otsego. Contact us at your convenience.
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.