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This thread discusses speeding tickets and traffic tickets in the state of New York. For parking tickets go here http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=15090.0 or here http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=23665.msg1088489. For moving violations outside of New York, please start a new thread and add a link here.

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Please read this wiki first. I am not an attorney and this is not legal advice.

Q: Can I get a plea bargain in New York City?
A: No. Every single ticket goes to trial, guilty or not guilty, in New York City. (The 5 boroughs of NY, Kings, Queens, Bronx and Richmond.)

***Join the push to change the system in NYC. https://www.change.org/p/new-york-change-traffic-courts-in-new-york-city-nyc-tvb ***

Q: How long does it take for points to fall off your New York State record/license/abstract?
A: For DMV persistent violation purposes 18 months from the date of offense regardless of the date of conviction. At 3 years after the date of conviction on the following January first the points are no longer visible on the driving record which insurance companies and traffic prosecutors look at. DMV always keeps a record of your conviction and if you get too many points over your lifetime you could get a "10 year" revocation, however those records are not visible to insurance companies.

Q: Does it pay to fight my NY ticket or should I just pay it?
A: In order to figure the true cost of a traffic ticket conviction (aside from figuring out the total fines and the effects on your record) you need to call up your insurance company and ask them 2 questions. 1. How much will my insurance go up over the next 4 years if I pay this ticket? 2. How much money in "good driver discounts" will I loss over the next 4 years and how much does this add up to?

The reason you need to ask these 2 questions separately is because the insurance companies "shield themselves" from the statutory requirement to not raise insurance rates for a first violation (or speeds up to 15 MPH) by granting "good driver discounts", and then taking away these good driver discounts when you get your first violation. Therefore the (technically) correct answer to the first question you ask them could be "your insurance will not be raised at all". Then when you ask them the second question the answer may be in the thousands of dollars over the next 4 years, depending on your insurance bracket.

Q: How can I find my New York ticket online? 
A: If it is New York City ticket you can find it at https://transact.dmv.ny.gov/pleadnpay if you received a ticket anywhere outside of NYC and anywhere upstate you must contact the individual Court by phone or mail. There is no way to find your ticket online. Google is not able to find most small Courts as it get confused with giving you the most popular courts and attorneys, therefore I suggest you look up your Court at at www.town-court.com.

Q: How can I get a copy of my NYS driving record/license/abstract?
A: You can buy it at the statutory minimum of $7 at https://my.dmv.ny.gov/crm

Q: Do NJ tickets show up on a regular non CDL NY license?
A: As long as you pay them, no they will not.

Q: Do NY tickets show up on NJ licenses?
A: Yes as a 2 point out of state conviction (most violations).

Q: Do NJ tickets show up on a NY license?
A: As long as you pay them, no. Exceptions 1. if you have a CDL the NJ conviction will record on your NY license. 2. DUI/DWI and criminal driving convictions from NJ do record on your NY license. 3. as stated above if you don't respond to the ticket the suspension will follow you to NY. In addition NJ issues warrants for failing to respond to traffic tickets. 4 If you are convicted of a high speed (90+ MPH, 100+ MPH) in NJ the Judge may suspend your NJ driving privileges. 

Q: Can I pay Court fines with a CC?
A: In NYC for moving violations you can use https://transact.dmv.ny.gov/pleadnpay. For NYC parking tickets you can use http://www.nyc.gov/html/dof/html/parking/parking.shtml. As far as "upstate" Courts go, most Courts will allow you to pay with visa or mastercard in person. Many Courts have a CC sheet which you can fill in and mail back, other Courts have a third party processor such as https://www.ncourt.com to accept cc payments. Call the Court to find out what options they have. No one (so far that I have seen) will take CCs over the phone.

Q: I received a camera ticket for a red light (3 points) or speeding (3-11 points) or a bus lane violation (2 points). Do traffic tickets issued from a camera add points to my license?
A: Camera Tickets never go on your license as they are issued against the car and not the driver. Therefor a camera ticket will not add points to your license or increase your insurance.

Q: If I push a ticket off for 18 months and then I am convicted, can I still be suspended by the DMV for having more than 11 points?
A: Pushing off a ticket will not help protect you from DMV actions. The reason is as follows: if you receive 2 tickets worth 6 points each on the same day, and you plead guilty to one of them on that same day and you push the second ticket off for 5 years, and then you plead guilty to that second ticket, the DMV computer will look at the 2 dates of violation and say "the motorist accumulated (more than) 11 points within an 18 month period" and issue a persistent violator suspension against you license.

Insurance companies work the other way around. They can only raise your premium after your date of conviction. Therefore in our example the insurance companies will increase your insurance after the first conviction appears on your record when they renew your policy (which will stay on your record for 3 years and then until the next January 1st) and then they will increase your rates again after the second ticket conviction shows up on your record when they renew your policy, (once again this second ticket will stay on the record for  3 years plus until the next January first. It follows that pleading/being found guilty in December saves 11 months of policy increase, and if there is a way to lock in a one year policy right before a conviction in December you can be looking at a car increase for only 2 years and 1 day, instead of 4 years minus one day.)

Travelers Insurance offers 1 year rates.
Geico is 6 months.

Traffic Ticket Lawyers:

State
New York Attorney Matisyahu Wolfberg http://www.speedingdefense.com/
New York Attorney Zev Goldstein www.zevgoldsteinlaw.com 845-356-7770
New Jersey Attorney Adam H. Rosenblum www.ticketdefenselaw.com
New Jersey Attorney Leib Klein www.avvo.com/attorneys/08701-nj-leib-klein-1602182.html 732-987-7040

Great Upstate NY lawyer at very cheap prices. http://jaydrillings.net/

Not that many parking ticket lawyers!
Parking ticket Non Lawyer (NYC)
Cathy Mei She takes 50% to fight the parking or camera ticket
Office Number 212-349-4978
Email 329ticket@gmail.com
Fax 646-699-3630

Parking Expert non attorney (718) 384-5052

Non attorney runner http://www.myticketsnyc.com/

Non attorney runner http://www.wefighttickets.com/

10 Counties in upstate NY have diversion programs, allowing you to dismiss the ticket for a fine and defensive driving class. Conditions and restrictions apply. Check the District Attorney's website for your county: Allegany, Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Franklin, Livingston, Orleans, Otsego, Tioga, and Wyoming.

This wiki is not legal advice, or the advice of an attorney.
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3555 on: September 20, 2019, 03:55:51 PM »
Any point in fighting a $54 Ticket for sitting in a car in a rest area in NJ in the white gridded area? State Trooper Gave the ticket. Hence the person's information is on the ticket, hence that shows someone was in the vehicle allowing a passenger out of the vehicle ,while the state trooper said one can not stop here and you need to park....
   Or shall the person just pay that $54 ticket and don't waste your time?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3556 on: September 22, 2019, 10:47:05 AM »
I had a court case yesterday for illegal passing on the right

The prosecutor was being a jerk and bullying me in the hallway
he offered me a plea of $400 no points $100 2 points
then he starts pushing
if you don't accept my plea agreement I'm going to get the maximum points and fine against you for making me go to court!
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Would you want to play against a professional basketball player? I'm a professional basketball player.


I pleaded non guilty and won in court
after I went over to the prosecutor and asked him
What's it called when you beat a professional basketball player?(no answer)
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How/why was the case dismissed?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3557 on: September 22, 2019, 11:13:26 AM »
Attorney is $185
Which attorney are you using for that price?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3558 on: September 22, 2019, 11:28:21 AM »
How/why was the case dismissed?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3559 on: September 22, 2019, 12:34:11 PM »
Any point in fighting a $54 Ticket for sitting in a car in a rest area in NJ in the white gridded area? State Trooper Gave the ticket. Hence the person's information is on the ticket, hence that shows someone was in the vehicle allowing a passenger out of the vehicle ,while the state trooper said one can not stop here and you need to park....
   Or shall the person just pay that $54 ticket and don't waste your time?
You can fight it on principle, is it worth it for 54?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3560 on: September 22, 2019, 01:12:34 PM »
You can fight it on principle, is it worth it for 54?
   No, but the point that the officer can issue tickets to whoever he wants, don't know how it works do they get a commission for each ticket given or?
      LOL it's the principle of the matter more than the actual $54 ticket.

   
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3561 on: September 24, 2019, 04:39:32 AM »
Commissioner of Education? מה ענין שמיטה אצל הר סיני?

Quote from: New York State Senate link=https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/EDN/233
  3. The state of New York, through its legislative authority accepts the provisions of section one hundred twenty of the federal-aid highway act of nineteen hundred fifty-six (70 Stat. 374) relating to the salvage of archaeological or paleontological objects, including but not limited to ruins, historic sites, Indian burial grounds, cemeteries, buildings, artifacts, fossils or, other objects of antiquity having national significance from an historical, cultural, social or scientific standpoint, and empowers and directs the commissioner of education to promulgate joint regulations with the department of environmental conservation, the office of general services, and the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation and make agreements with those and other appropriate state departments or agencies and such agency or agencies as needed to carry out the purposes of such provision of law.

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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3562 on: September 24, 2019, 06:26:46 AM »
Any point in fighting a $54 Ticket for sitting in a car in a rest area in NJ in the white gridded area? State Trooper Gave the ticket. Hence the person's information is on the ticket, hence that shows someone was in the vehicle allowing a passenger out of the vehicle ,while the state trooper said one can not stop here and you need to park....
   Or shall the person just pay that $54 ticket and don't waste your time?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3564 on: September 24, 2019, 03:19:39 PM »
Do you want to fight it?
Would love to, but don't know if I have the time to go to court.

   And end up paying court fees which would cost more than the ticket?
 
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3565 on: September 24, 2019, 04:34:20 PM »
Would love to, but don't know if I have the time to go to court.

   And end up paying court fees which would cost more than the ticket?
 
If its state police I can help you win the case but it takes time.
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3566 on: September 24, 2019, 11:18:09 PM »
If its state police I can help you win the case but it takes time.
I'm not a lawyer.
Regular Nj State trooper. Young officer I must say, couldn't of been more than 20 or so, assuming that was the reason why he was patrolling the parking lot vs the highways! Lol
   Yes of course if you can help me win that $54 ticket I would love that.
  It does say I have to pay by October 4th but I'm assuming if one needs more time or is fighting it he can have more time?

 What do you charge for your services?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3567 on: September 25, 2019, 02:29:08 PM »
Regular Nj State trooper. Young officer I must say, couldn't of been more than 20 or so, assuming that was the reason why he was patrolling the parking lot vs the highways! Lol
   Yes of course if you can help me win that $54 ticket I would love that.
  It does say I have to pay by October 4th but I'm assuming if one needs more time or is fighting it he can have more time?

 What do you charge for your services?
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3568 on: October 04, 2019, 03:33:04 AM »
PM sent.
please PM as well. Know someone with similar case, might be worth it... TIA
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Re: Moving Violation Tickets
« Reply #3569 on: October 04, 2019, 03:37:55 AM »
A NJ, local, moving violation, for "careless driving" it has a list of prices on the back,  and doesn't require court. Will it also have points if plead guilty? Will it share with NY? Does go on record? Any suggestions on fighting it?

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