Westchester County Traffic Lawyer

Westchester County Traffic Ticket Lawyers

Aggressively Fighting Traffic Citations

Despite seeming trivial, a traffic citation in Westchester County can have significant consequences. Fines, assessment fees, points on your driving record, and increased insurance rates are just a few of the repercussions that can arise from what might appear to be a minor infraction. Choosing to pay the ticket is essentially an admission of guilt, which may bring further financial and administrative penalties. It's crucial to consult with a law firm that understands New York’s intricate traffic laws and has the experience to advocate on your behalf.

At Gannes & Musico, LLP, our firm boasts over 30 years of combined experience handling legal matters. Our lawyers have a track record of contesting tickets and striving for optimal outcomes for our clients. We pride ourselves on honest, straightforward communication and relentlessly fighting to protect our clients' interests.

Call our Westchester County traffic ticket attorneys at (877) 803-2603 or complete our online form to discuss your case and how we can help.

Understanding the Impact of Traffic Violations

The repercussions of a traffic ticket extend past the immediate financial penalty. Beyond the fine itself, a conviction can have lasting consequences that ripple through various aspects of life. From increased insurance premiums to potential license suspension or even the tarnishing of one's driving record, understanding the full scope of the aftermath is crucial for individuals navigating the legal complexities of traffic violations.

Below are the possible consequences of a traffic ticket conviction:

  • Demerit points: Get demerit points on your driving record for being convicted of certain offenses.
  • Assessment fees: Accumulate 6 points in 18 months and face an additional financial burden with the Driver Responsibility Assessment fee of $100 a year for 3 years.
  • Driver’s license risk: Exceed 11 points in 18 months, and your driving privileges are at stake.
  • Insurance premiumsFace increased insurance premiums for convictions for certain violations.

Seeking a just result can help minimize or avoid the consequences associated with a traffic ticket conviction. Understanding the potential repercussions and taking appropriate action can make a significant difference in protecting your driving record and finances.

Types of Traffic Violations We Handle

From speeding tickets to reckless driving charges, our team is well-versed in handling a wide array of infractions that individuals may encounter on the road. 

We are prepared to assess the situation and chart a strategic course of action to challenge the alleged offense for cases that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Speeding tickets
  • Sign and signal violations
  • Distracted driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving without a license
  • Improper turns

Our comprehensive approach to traffic law allows us to assist clients in understanding the nuances of each violation and craft strategic defenses tailored to their unique circumstances.

The Process of Resolving a Traffic Ticket

Navigating a traffic ticket can either be straightforward (paying the fine and pleading guilty) or complex (pleading not guilty and attending a hearing). For those who choose to contest the ticket, the process involves presenting evidence and persuading the judge at a hearing that the citation isn't warranted. At Gannes & Musico, LLP, we support our clients through every stage of a traffic ticket case, from consultation to court appearance.

With thousands of litigated cases under our belt, our team understands what it takes to protect your driving privileges and present a compelling case. We comprehend the nuances of traffic violations and assertively defend our clients' rights.

If you're facing a traffic ticket in Westchester County, you don’t navigate this alone. Call (877) 803-2603 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our seasoned lawyers.

  • Failure to Use Signal

    We represented a client at Manhattan South in New York County charged with failure to signal. Facing two points and fines, he was found not guilty, avoiding both penalties.

  • Disobey Traffic Device
  • Disobey Traffic Device
  • Disobey Traffic Device

    We represented a client at Pleasantville Village Court in Westchester County for a Disobey Traffic Device charge, facing two points and fines. The violation was reduced to a no-point parking violation.

  • Child Seatbelt Ticket

    We represented a client at Brooklyn South in Kings County who was charged with a child seatbelt violation. Facing three points and fines, our client was found not guilty, avoiding both penalties.

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  • Well worth every dollar spent!

    “I hired this law firm to help me fight a few tickets. They took care of everything A-Z. It was well worth every dollar spent. I strongly recommend them if you get a ticket hire them!!”

  • Very personable in handling your case and an experienced Traffic Attorney!

    “She is the greatest.”

  • NOT GUILTY . Saved 5 points of penalty on my license.

    “NOT GUILTY . Saved 5 points of penalty on my license.”

  • Choosing Attorney Gannes was the best decision I could have made!

    “Choosing Attorney Gannes was the best decision I could have made!”

  • Thank you so much for doing an outstanding job to get the ticket dismissed.

    “Thank you so much for doing an outstanding job to get the ticket dismissed.”

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