Speeding & Traffic Ticket Lawyer in
Nassau County, New York

Nassau County, New York

Nassau County is a county in New York State. It is located on Long Island. To its east is Suffolk County and to its west is Queens. To the north is the Long Island Sound and to the south is the Atlantic Ocean. Most of Nassau County consists of middle-class and upper-class suburban residential areas. The county also has extensive commercial areas and universities. , the county population was approximately 1,392,402.

Traffic Tickets in Nassau County

Most traffic tickets in Nassau County are issued on the highways. There are many busy highways that traverse Nassau County. The east-west highways are the Long Island Expressway (I-495), Northern State Parkway, Southern State Parkway, and the Sunrise Highway. Busy east-west secondary roads include Northern Boulevard (NYS-25A), Jericho Turnpike (NYS-25), Hempstead Turnpike (NYS-24), and Jerusalem Avenue (NYS-105). The north-south highways are Nassau Expressway (NYS-878), Meadowbrook State Parkway, Wantagh State Parkway, Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway (NYS-135), and the Bethpage State Parkway.

The majority of traffic stops are for speeding violations. In other places in New York, highway speed limits are 65 miles per hour. In Nassau County, the speed limit will not exceed 55 miles per hour. Most tickets on these highways are issued by officers of the Nassau County Police Department. Some are issued by New York State Police.

Many traffic tickets are issued on local roads. Here, the issuing agency can be Nassau County Police or the local city/village police department. It is rare for a state trooper to conduct a traffic stop on local streets in Nassau County. Off the highway, there are more of a variety of traffic infractions charged. Besides speeding, our firm sees a lot of charges for failure to stop at a stop sign and disobeying a traffic control device.

Traffic Courts in Nassau County, New York

If you received a traffic ticket in Nassau County, your case can be heard in a number of different courts. The exact location of the alleged violation determines which court will adjudicate your charges. In Nassau County there are two cities (Glen Cove & Long Beach), three towns (Hempstead, North Hempstead & Oyster Bay), and 64 villages.

Each city has a city court, and each village has their own justice court. If the alleged violation occurred in a city, the ticket will be made answerable to its city court. If the alleged violation occurred in a village, the charges will be made returnable to the village court. The court is located within the village or right nearby. Some village courts are very small - by volume of cases - and have court only once a month.

For any matters outside of a village or city, the charges will be heard at the Nassau County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency (NCTPVA). This court was established in 1991 and was located at 16 Cooper Street West, in the Village of Hempstead. In November of 2022 it moved to 801 Axinn Avenue in Garden City. Most traffic tickets in Nassau County end up in this court. The reason is that most traffic tickets are issued on the highways. For the most part, highways do not go through the jurisdiction of villages.

For more serious charges like driving with a suspended license or Driving Under the Influence you will likely have to go the Nassau District Court. This court is located at 99 Main Street in the Village of Hempstead.

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office

For any traffic related charges, you can contact the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. We are a traffic ticket defense firm located in Valley Stream, a village in Nassau County. Our law office first opened in 2011 with the purpose of helping motorists with their traffic violations. Since then, we have amassed extensive experience fighting traffic tickets. Our focus on traffic tickets means we have extensive knowledge of traffic law. We utilize all legal tactics and procedures to further our clients’ defense. Our attorneys have obtained many advantageous results for our clients. This is attested by the hundreds of verified five-star testimonials. If you would like to discuss your case, feel free to get in touch with us. Consultations are free.

List of Justice Courts in Nassau County, New York

Below is a list of all the Justice Courts we service in Nassau County.

Atlantic Beach Village Court

Baxter Estates Village Court

Bayville Village Court

Bellerose Village Court

Brookville Village Court

Cedarhurst Village Court

Centre Island Village Court

Cove Neck Village Court

East Hills Village Court

East Rockaway Village Court

East Williston Village Court

Farmingdale Village Court

Floral Park Village Court

Flower Hill Village Court

Freeport Village Court

Garden City Village Court

Glen Cove City Court

Great Neck Village Court

Great Neck Estates Village Court

Great Neck Plaza Village Court

Hempstead Village Court

Hewlett Bay Park Village Court

Hewlett Neck Village Court

Island Park Village Court

Kensington Village Court

Kingspoint Village Court

Lake Success Village Court

Lattingtown Village Court

Laurel Hollow Village Court

Lawrence Village Court

Long Beach City Court

Lynbrook Village Court

Malverne Village Court

Manorhaven Village Court

Massapequa Park Village Court

Matinecock Village Court

Mill Neck Village Court

Mineola Village Court

Munsey Park Village Court

Muttontown Village Court

New Hyde Park Village Court

North Hills Village Court

Old Brookville Village Court

Old Westbury Village Court

Oyster Bay Cove Village Court

Plandome Village Court

Plandome Heights Village Court

Plandome Manor Village Court

Port Washington North Village Court

Rockville Centre Village Court

Roslyn Estates Village Court

Roslyn Harbor Village Court

Roslyn Village Court

Russell Gardens Village Court

Saddle Rock Village Court

Sands Point Village Court

Sea Cliff Village Court

South Floral Park Village Court

Stewart Manor Village Court

Upper Brookville Village Court

Valley Stream Village Court

Westbury Village Court

Williston Park Village Court

Woodsburgh Village Court