Don’t Plead Guilty, First Seek Answers
The worst way to deal with traffic tickets in New York is to plead guilty by mail. The space for an explanation on the ticket can only affect the amount of the fine the judge might impose. Pleading guilty assures that there will be no reduction. The resulting conviction will result in fines and surcharges from the court and points assessed against your record - often even if you are not licensed to drive by New York State. Out-of-State and Canadian Drivers.
For multiple traffic ticket convictions, the New York DMV will impose additional fines or suspend or revoke your driving license. Insurance companies may also increase your premiums or drop your coverage.
Consult a Lawyer for Answers
The best way to deal with tickets in New York is to consult with a lawyer. The lawyer should be able to inform you of the consequences of the original charge, give you an idea about how the case might work out, and answer any other questions you might have.
Some tickets may not be worth fighting. But the vast majority are and you should never plead without first knowing:
- What are the consequences of my current ticket?
- What might be the outcome of my ticket if I fight it?
- Will I have to attend court?
Call Us for a Free Consultation
We have handled thousands of traffic cases and are happy to answer your questions. We are knowledgeable, accessible, professional, and very highly rated.
With Azria & Bruffett you will:
- Protect yourself from points and fines,
- Prevent License Suspension and revocation,
- Save time and eliminate anxiety,
- Not appear in court for traffic infractions,
- Be able to hire us online easily, and;
- Be able to handle your case with just a few emails.
Prompt Communication Pledge
We are absolutely committed to prompt and responsive client communication. Most often, you will speak with a lawyer immediately. If not, we return all calls and emails the day they are received and typically within an hour.
Once you are a client, you will have your attorney’s cell phone number so that you may call him directly, call the office, or email either. It’s up to you. Of course, we strive to keep your mind at ease by sending regular email updates when something happens in your case.