Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Fighting A Ticket In Carlisle New York

There Is A Better Alternative To Pleading Guilty In Carlisle

If you found this webpage, there is a good chance that you have a ticket pending in Carlisle Traffic Court in Schoharie County.  If you are looking to fight this ticket, we can help.

Our traffic ticket law firm has over 30 years of legal experience.  We are led by a former New York City prosecutor with the unique skills to help you obtain the best possible outcome on your particular case.  We have excelled at getting tickets either dismissed or reduced.  Give us a call today and ask for your free confidential telephone consultation.  We can be reached at 800-893-9645.

How Many Points Am I Facing?

This chart will help first time speeders quickly ascertain how many points they 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

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.

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

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

Tidbits and Sites in Carlilse and Surrounding Areas

Carlisle is a very small town located about 23 miles from the city center; the largest city nearby is Amsterdam. The small town, however, has numerous attractions to offer both locals and visitors; golf courses, restaurants, and museums. In this post, we take a look at some places to visit and things to do in Carlisle.

Ames Museum  The Ames Academy building in Carlisle is a historic school building and is the host to the Ames museum. Built in 1835, the two-story gabbled roof; stone masonry building is two bays wide and five bays long. The wall of the building was constructed from cut limestone blocks. When visiting the museum, you will learn about the rich history of the small town.

1805 Frisbie House  This historic house built in 1805 has been preserved a museum of local history. Located in Herkimer County, the one story federal style built house is a great place for families and is a great place to learn how the town has grown.

Cumberland County Historical Society  Here you will see the largest collection of Wilheim Schimmel, who is the biggest embodiment of folk art in the US. In this little-known museum, you will also see an exhibition of mementos and objects from Industrial Indian School that happens to be the Alma matter of the Olympic great Jim Thorpe.

Meadowbrooke Gourds  While in Carlisle you should not forget to take a tour of the Meadowbrooke Gourds. Cleaning gourds are known as a dirty job but visiting the 200-acre farm of the hard-shell gourd crafting company you will learn about the whole gourd crafting process. The guided tour takes you through the drying sheds, cleaning tanks, and into the de-seeding room where the crafting process begins.

Carlisle House Touted as the only in-town luxury inn that has its EV charging station, Carlisle house is a place you should consider staying at when you visit. Apart from being crystal chandelier pretty the Carlisle House also offers yummy breakfast. It is also the only lodging with an electric car plug in the region.

We Can Help. 
We have over 30 years of legal experience and have helped thousands of drivers fight speeding ticket and other moving violations.  We have been recognized as Top Lawyers and the State.  We have excelled at getting tickets either dismissed or reduced.

  • 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