Sunday, April 13, 2014

Official Free Guide: Fighting a Traffic Ticket in Angelica

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Traffic Tickets issued for Angelica New York are returnable to the Angelica Town Court.  Tickets are heard in the Traffic Court calendar.  These tickets can include speeding tickets, cell phone violations, equipment violations and other violations.  Many convictions under the Vehicle Traffic Law carry points and a heightened risk of a significant insurance increase.

The Court

The court is located at 49 Park Circle, Angelica, New York.  The postal zip code is 14709.  It is located with Allegany County.  The court is a court of limited jurisdiction with the power to adjudicate some civil, criminal, and traffic matters.  Civil cases heard in this court are usually limited to landlord tenant cases or lawsuits with less than $3,000.00 in controversy. Criminal cases are usually non-felony cases.  

Interstate 86

A large number of tickets are issued along Interstate 86 (I-86).  For the most part, I-86 has a maximum 65 mph speed limit.  Many drivers caught speeding exceed the speed limit by more than 21 mph.

A conviction to speeding 21 mph could result in a 6 point speeding conviction, almost $400.00 in fines payable to the court, a minimum $300.00 penalty payable to the Department of Motor Vehicles, and significant insurance increases.

01 to 10 mph over the limit                      3
11 to 204
21 to 306
31 to 408
More than 4011


Below is a list of fines associated with some of the most frequently issued tickets in NY. Fines are subject to change without notice.

First-time speeding offense
$45 to $600
One or more speeding tickets
(within eighteen months)
Up to $1,575
Traffic Infraction
Disobey a Traffic Signal
(red light)
Misdemeanor Convictions
(no other penalty provided)
Uninspected Vehicles
Unregistered Vehicle or Trailer
Equipment Violations of Vehicle or Trailer
$ varies based on the charge and location          


I-86 is mostly patrolled by the New York State Police from Troop “A”.   These tickets are prosecuted by the Allegany County District Attorney’s Office.  Although the District Attorney’s Office is primarily known from handling criminal cases such as Assault, Menacing, and Possession of Weapon, they also have the prosecutorial authority to handle traffic matters.

Most speeding tickets are verified by two methods.  The most common methods used are radar and visual estimation.

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