West Almond, New York
West Almond is a town in Allegany County, New York. It is considered part of New York’s Southern Tier region and is roughly 90 miles southeast of Buffalo. West Almond is a rural town with a total population of 327 (as of March of 2022). The town was first settled in 1816 and established in 1835. There are only two hamlets in West Almond. One is Bennetts, in the north-west corner of town. The other is West Almond, to the east of center.
Traffic Tickets in West Almond, New York
Despite the town’s small population, their justice court sees a large number of traffic tickets all year round. This is due to the passing of the Southern Tier Expressway (I-86). I-86 is a 222 mile east-west bound highway that serves New York’s Southern Tier region. It passes east-west through West Almond in its entirety. I-86 is where most traffic tickets in town originate. The speed limit through West Almond is 65 miles per hour. Motorists clocked in the 80 mph or above will generally be pulled over. All traffic stops on the I-86 are conducted by New York State Police. However the Allegany County Sheriff’s Department can conduct traffic stops as well.
Some traffic stops occur on the local town roads. The town mainly consists of smaller local roads with the exception of three County Routes. One runs parallel to the interstate, known as County Route 2 (Karr Valley Road). Entering the town from the south-west corner is County Route 28 (CR-28), which runs north until it terminates upon meeting CR-2. The northwest corner of town is served by County Route 16. CR-16 passes through the Hamlet of Bennetts. Allegany County Sheriff’s Department can conduct vehicle stops on town roads.
If you get a traffic citation in West Almond, you should probably contest the charges and submit a Not Guilty plea. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to be innocent or have to present a defense in order to fight the ticket. You also do not have to appear in court personally. A good traffic ticket law firm can take care of everything for you and ensure your insurance does not go up.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a New York State traffic ticket defense firm. Our office has been helping motorists with traffic related charges in Allegany County for over ten years. We practice exclusively Vehicle & Traffic Law. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge of all the possible legal advantages that can be utilized for each ticket. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is typically able to obtain an optimal result for its clients.
If you would like to discuss your charges with us and see how we can further assist you, reach out at any time. No prior notice is necessary to take advantage of our complimentary consultation. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office looks forward to working with you.
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.