Friday, January 30, 2015


The Local Lawyer Advantage

Hiring a local lawyer to fight your traffic ticket can make all the difference in the outcome of your case.  Our lawyers are local to Putnam County and the Hudson Valley region.  We have appeared in every local court and are familiar with the court's protocols, judges, and prosecutors.  We have been appearing in these courts for years and case use our experience to help you fight your traffic ticket or AUO charge.

If you have been issued a speeding ticket or traffic ticket in Putnam County, give our law firm a call.  We have over 30 years of legal experience and we have successfully defended thousands of moving violations in New York State.  We have the experience necessary to help you obtain the best possible outcome on your case.  

We are led by a former prosecutor.  We can be reached at 800-893-9645.


Brewster Village Ticket Lawyer
Brewster Village Court
208 Main St
Brewster, NY 10509

Carmel Ticket Lawyer
Carmel Town Court
60 McAlpin Ave.
Mahopac, NY 10541

Cold Spring Ticket Lawyer
Cold Spring Village Court
87 Main Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516-2810

Kent Town Court Ticket Lawyer
Kent Town Court
820 Route 52
Kent Lakes, NY 10512

Nelsonville Village Ticket Lawyer
Nelsonville Village Court
258 Main Street
Nelsonville, NY 10516

Patterson Town Speeding Ticket Lawyer 
Patterson Town Court
1167 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563-0416

Phillipstown Ticket Lawyer
Phillipstown Town Court
238 Main St.-PO Box 155
Town Hall
Cold Spring, NY 10516-1401

Putnam Valley Ticket Lawyer
Putnam Valley Town Court
265 Oscawana Lake Road
Putnam Valley, NY 10579

Southeast Ticket Lawyer
Southeast Town Court
67 Main Street
Brewster, NY 10509


Fines and Surcharges:  Our attorneys fight for our clients and attempt to resolve their case with the most favorable possible outcome.  Below is a list of fines associated with some of the most widely issued tickets in the state.   (Fines are subject to change without notice).  Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.

First-time speeding offense$45 to $600
One or more speeding tickets
(within eighteen months)
Up to $1,575
Traffic Infraction$100-$300
Disobey a Traffic Signal
Misdemeanor Convictions
(no other penalty provided)
Uninspected Vehicles$25-$200
Unregistered Vehicle or Trailer$25-$200
Equipment Violations of Vehicle or Trailer$0-$100
Surcharges$ varies based on the charge and location

New York Driver Assessment:  
New York State imposes a Driver Responsibility Assessment (also known as a DRA) for drivers who accumulate six points or more are earned on the driving record.  Call our lawyers now at 800-893-9645 for a consultation.

Six points or more on record$300 one time payment;
or $100 each year for 3 years
Any additional points earned over six points
$25 for each point for 3 years
Refusing to take a breathalyzer test, conviction for alcohol related traffic offense or conviction for drug related traffic offense$250 each year for 3 years

How many points am I facing?

The number of points a driver is facing will depend on the amount of miles per hour above the speed limit the driver was cited.  This chart can quickly help you assess the number of points you are facing.

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

We Can Help. Call Us Today at 800-893-9645

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
  • 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