Thursday, November 13, 2014


Fight Your Lake Success Ticket And Save Money

Lake Success is a municipal court located at 15 Vanderbilt Drive, 2nd Floor in Lake Success, New York.  Its postal zip code is 11020-1196.  The courthouse is located in the same building as the Village Police.  There is ample parking in front of the court.  If you are lost, remember, the court is located in a residential neighborhood.  If you see the Village tennis courts, then you are close to reaching your destination.  Lake Success is a part time court.  If you have a question regarding your ticket, it is important to call the court before showing up.

Our Ticket Law Firm If you were given a ticket for speeding and it is returnable to the Lake Success Village Court, give our law traffic ticket law firm a call to learn how we can help you.  We have excelled at getting tickets either dismissed or reduced.  Our clients do not come to court on a standard speeding ticket.  We go to court and fight for you.  Call us now for your initial consultation.  We can be reached at 800-893-9645.

A Driver’s Guide Traffic Court

Traffic Court held on Wednesday nights.  Court is scheduled to start at 5:30 pm.  Court is also held on an as needed basis so the date and time that court is held can vary.

Arriving At Court

When a driver arrives to Lake Success Traffic Court, its important to come a few minutes early.  In so doing, the driver will have an opportunity to become better oriented with their surroundings and posit any possible question to the court clerk.

The Court Clerk helps the judge with the daily functioning of the court.  Some of the many duties of the clerk include sending out letters, answering phone calls, and answering questions at their office.

What To Bring To Court?

Court Letter:  If a driver is going to court, there is a good chance that they received to appear in court.  Having that letter in court can be useful.  Many drivers show the court clerk their letter when checking into the courtroom.

Money:  Most traffic tickets are resolved with a settlement or a compromise.  If the case is settled, the court has the ability to impose a fine.  It is the court preference that all fines are paid at the time the case is resolved.  Payments can be made in cash, MasterCard, Visa, and money order.  As such, it is important to bring money to court to pay any fine that may be imposed.

Who Prosecutes Speeding Tickets In Lake Success?

There are many different police agencies with the power to prosecute traffic tickets in Lake Success.  Other than State Police Troopers, all other police officers have the right to prosecute their own traffic summons.  Despite this, the majority of traffic ticket are prosecuted by the Village Prosecutor.


The points assessed against a driver’s license will vary depending on the nature of the conviction.  Speeding tickets range from as little as 3 points and as many as 11 points.

01 to 10 mph over the limit
11 to 20
21 to 30
31 to 40
More than 40

How Much Are The Fines?

Similar to points, the fine depends on the nature of the charge.  Furthermore, repeat offenders will face additional fines.

The Judge is given a fine range for which they can assess a fine.  The New York State Legislature has set this range.  Given the facts and circumstances of the case, the judge will determine the proper fine to give a driver.

On every speeding conviction, New York State has imposed a mandatory surcharge.  The surcharge is the portion of money that is paid to New York State.

1st time Conviction Within Eighteen (18) Months
Minimum Fine
Maximum Fine
Maximum Imprisonment
Points on Driving Record
10 mph or less
$88.00 or $93.00
11-30 mph
30 Days
$88.00 or $93.00
31 mph or over
30 Days
$88.00 or $93.00

About Our Lake Success Law Firm

Join the thousands of drivers that have saved time, money, and points on their license with our law firm.  We have over 30 years of legal experience and we have been recognized as some of the finest lawyers in the State.  Let our skill and experience work for you.  Give us a call now at 800-893-9645 and schedule your confidential consultation.

Charges We Fight: Here is a list of some common charges were have helped our client’s fight.

·                Speeding under VTL § 1180 (b)
·                Speeding under VTL § 1180 (d)
·                Cell Phone under VTL § 1225
·                Child Seatbelt under VTL § 1229
·                Failure to Move Over under VTL § 1144-A
·                Failure to Signal under VTL § 1163
·                Following Too Closely under VTL § 1129
·                Operating Without Insurance under VTL § 319
·                Operating with a suspended registration under VTL § 512 (Misdemeanor)
·                Red Light under VTL § 1111
·                Stop Sign Violation under VTL § 1172
·                Suspended License Operation under VTL § 511.1 (Misdemeanor)
·                Unsafe Lane Change under VTL § 1128