There are 2 relevant time periods involved: 1) the eighteen month window and 2) three years after a traffic conviction.
Some of our out-of-state clients mention that, unlike their home state, the NY ticket does not state how much the fine will be, how many points the conviction will be, or any other consequences of pleading guilty. Prompted by our out-of-state clients, but helpful for everyone, here are answers to 7 questions that are not answered by the NY ticket.
Most speeding tickets require no appearance. But a few are appearance courts. Either way, you don't have to appear and the difference is in the legal fee.
Pleading guilty to one seemingly harmless speeding ticket can, and often does, set off a snowball effect of unforeseen consequences. Learn more.
As a court will suspend a driver at the first court appearance, a hardship license is a limited license for defendant to drive to school, work, and doctor while their case is pending.
While VTL 1180(a) announces the general rule, VTL 1180(e) defines specific circumstances that require an appropriate speed under the circumstances.
Receiving a speeding ticket that does not reference a particular speed, while confusing to many, is possible in New York. The basis for this ticket is New York vehicle and traffic law section 1180(a).
New York, like much of the country, is undergoing numerous changes with regard to the parameters of criminal law in the state. Legislators have been listening to advisory committees, as well as the public, as to their concerns about how criminal defendants are treated in New York, from arrest to sentence. Sweeping changes with regard to bail issues, the right to counsel, marijuana and sentencing have been coming at a rapid pace.
There are Seven grounds for Divorce in New York State.
1. No Fault
The relationship between husband and wife has broken down irretrievably for a period of at least six months, provided that one party has so stated under oath. With the addition of this no-fault ground for divorce in October 2010, parties may now be granted a divorce upon the sworn statement of one of the parties thereby eliminating the need to allege and prove one of the grounds listed below. Divorce has become much easier in New York. However, the court will not grant a divorce on these grounds unless...
Dashboard camera evidence may be available at a trial, but usually not before.