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When you have been charged with reckless driving, speeding, running a traffic light, or any other traffic breach in Brooklyn, you should know that the traffic courts in Brooklyn handle traffic citations in a different manner than other New York State districts.
By meeting with a Brooklyn Traffic Ticket Lawyer from the offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, you can expect to receive the kind of information and guidance you need to deal with the ins and outs of traffic court in Brooklyn.
In some cases, such as driving under the influence (DWI), leaving the scene of an accident or driving with a suspended license, you can be arrested and charged criminally. If you find yourself in such an unfortunate circumstances, a Brooklyn Criminal Lawyer from the offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC is available to help you conserve your rights and act on your behalf in court. Our experienced Brooklyn Traffic Lawyers and Criminal Lawyers can see you through the frightening and complicated procedures that are involved in traffic and criminal court.
Below we have listed some facts and information about the Brooklyn Traffic Court's various processes that you may find beneficial in managing the legal demands involved.
It is important to know that the Brooklyn Traffic Court system, since it has no District Attorney and thus does not accept any types of plea bargains.
Once inside the traffic court system you will engage with a Judge, your Traffic Ticket Lawyer, and the police. With only two options - to plead guilty or go to trial - your experienced Traffic Ticket Lawyer is the best ally you can have. For instance, if you are charged with speeding, your attorney is adept at how to question law enforcement officers about their procedures in determining your speed and their observations.
In the case that no witnesses are concerned, your creditability is weighed against the Police Officer's. For this reason, questioning the official is critical. If it can be established that there are any inconsistencies or cracks in the Police account, you have a chance of being cleared of your speeding citation. A speeding conviction can raise your insurance rates and allow the Department of Motor Vehicles to impose points against your license. Suspension of your driver's can be put in place after 11 points have been assessed in an 18-month period, seriously restricting or revoking your right to drive.
An experienced Brooklyn Traffic Ticket Lawyer from the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has assembled a list of the Brooklyn Traffic Violations point system:
- A speeding judgment of one- to 10-miles-per-hour above the legal limit tallies three points on a driver's license.
- A speeding judgment of 11- to 20-miles-per-hour above the limit adds four points.
- A speeding judgment of between 21- and 30-miles-per-hour above the limit in Brooklyn adds six points.
- A speeding judgment of between 31- and 40-miles-per-hour above the limit adds eight points to your driver's license.
- A speeding judgment of 41-miles-per-hour above the speed limit or more adds 11 points to your license, which can then be suspended.
An experienced Speeding Ticket Lawyer who is knowledgeable about Brooklyn Traffic Law and the Brooklyn Traffic Violators Bureau can be your best ally in fighting a traffic citation. At Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, every Traffic Ticket Lawyer understands New York State's various traffic violations and statutes. We can protect your driving privileges, as well as your right to a fair judgment. If necessary, we will be able to help you restore your driving privileges after suspension.
Call one of our offices for a free consultation with one of our capable New York Criminal Lawyers or Traffic Lawyers. Our Brooklyn Law office is conveniently near located at Brooklyn (Kings County) Southern Traffic Violations Bureau, 2875 West 8th Street Brooklyn, NY 11224 and Brooklyn Northern Traffic Court Traffic Violations Bureau, Atlantic Center Mall, 2nd Floor, 625 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217. We can meet you in throughout New York City and the surrounding boroughs and Counties including Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx and Nassau County and Suffolk County. Moreover, the firm handles all types of criminal court matters ranging from Domestic violence, drug crime including marijuana and cocaine possession, gun crime including criminal possession of other weapons, sex crime including rape forcible touching and sex abuse and white collar crimes.