Sloatsburg, NY Traffic Defense Lawyer
Where Will Your Case Be Heard?
Village of Sloatsburg Justice Court
96 Orange Turnpike
Sloatsburg, NY 10974
Sloatsburg Court Website: http://www.sloatsburgny.com/Court.htm
Sloatsburg is a village located in the Town of Ramapo, which is part of Rockland County, New York. The NY State Parkway, New York State Route 17 and Interstate-87 pass through Sloatsburg. If you were ticketed for speeding on one of these roadways, or on any other road in Sloatsburg, NY, you should contact a qualified traffic attorney to explore your legal options. Jonathan D. Katz routinely appears in courts throughout Rockland County, NY, including Sloatsburg.
Don’t make the mistake of thinking that have to plead guilty to a traffic ticket just because a police officer pulled you over. You should always speak with a qualified traffic defense lawyer before making any final decisions about what to do. Even if you think you committed a traffic violation, you should still speak with a knowledgeable traffic lawyer before making any final decisions about how to proceed. Traffic cops are not perfect; they can, and do, make mistakes. A skilled traffic attorney like Mr. Katz will examine the evidence in your case and help you determine whether you can potentially fight the traffic ticket.
For example, if you were cited for speeding, your attorney may be able to show that the radar gun used to clock your vehicle’s speed was faulty or needed maintenance. It’s also possible that the traffic officer who stopped your vehicle did not have probable cause to make the traffic stop. A knowledgeable traffic attorney can examine the details of your case and help you steer clear of the most severe penalties, which can include expensive fines, points on your license, higher insurance rates, costly fines and even jail time.
Jonathan Katz defends clients every day in traffic courtrooms in Rockland County, Dutchess County, Orange County, Ulster County and everywhere else in New York. He has successfully represented Rockland County residents, other New York drivers and out-of-state drivers who were ticketed while passing through Rockland County. Mr. Katz will fight on your behalf and help you beat traffic charges in Sloatsburg Traffic Court if you’ve been accused of:
- High-Speed Tickets
- Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License
- Driving without a License
- Driving without Insurance
- Handheld Cell Phone Tickets
- Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Violations
- DWI / DWAI / DUI
- Running a Red Light
- Illegal Lane Changes
- Failure to Yield
- Faulty Equipment
- Repeat Offenses
- Other Traffic Violations
What Are Consequences of a Traffic Conviction in Sloatsburg NY?
It is imperative that you speak with an experienced NY traffic defense lawyer prior to pleading guilty to a traffic ticket or pay a fine for a moving violation in Sloatsburg, NY. A guilty plea could result in severe consequences, including:
- The Sloatsburg Village Traffic Court will contact the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and alert them about your conviction. The DMV will then place the conviction on your driving record. Even if you are an out-of-state driver who was ticketed in New York, you will face points on your license, surcharges and other penalties when you return to your home state.
- The Sloatsburg Traffic Court judge may decide to impose hefty fines, monetary penalties and related court costs.
- Your auto insurance company might elect to raise your rates or even cancel your coverage entirely, depending on the type of traffic ticket and whether you have any prior traffic convictions.
- The Sloatsburg Traffic Court judge may have the option of suspending or revoking your New York driver’s license.
Challenge Your Traffic Ticket in Sloatsburg, New York
Jonathan D. Katz will bring more than 30 years of experience with him when he tackles your case and crafts a defense on your behalf. He will also make himself available to answer any questions you might have so that you remain fully informed throughout the legal process. Depending on the severity of the penalties you face, the available evidence and the circumstances of your vehicle stop, Mr. Katz might be able to raise various legal and factual defenses when he fights your ticket in Sloatsburg Village Traffic Court.
Sloatsburg NY prosecutors and traffic cops are usually more open to negotiating a traffic ticket when the defendant is represented by an experienced attorney. Before trial begins, Mr. Katz will speak with the prosecutor and/or the traffic cop who ticketed you and try to work out a favorable agreement. If your case ends up heading to trial, Mr. Katz will be there for you and help you win the case.
Contact a Qualified Traffic Ticket Attorney in Sloatsburg, NY
If you received a traffic ticket while driving in Sloatsburg, NY, Jonathan D. Katz, Esq. is ready to help you fight the charges and avoid the most severe penalties. Mr. Katz has defended numerous clients against traffic tickets in New York, including Rockland County, Dutchess County, Orange County and Ulster County. Call him today at 845-377-2022 to discuss the details of your case or schedule a consultation at his New Paltz, NY office.