Speeding & Traffic Ticket Lawyer for
Suffolk County, New York

Suffolk County, New York

Suffolk County is a county in New York State. Located on Long Island, it is the most eastern area of New York State. To the north is the Long Island Sound. To the east and south is the Atlantic Ocean. Nassau County is on its western side. Suffolk County is rectangular shaped, measuring 86 miles in its length and 26 miles in its width. Overall, it is the second to largest of New York’s 62 counties. By population, it is the fourth largest county. , the county population was estimated at 1,536,000. The western part of the county, near Nassau, is mostly residential suburbs. As you go further east, the county becomes more rural. In Suffolk County, there are many highways, parkways, and busy state routes.

Traffic Tickets in Suffolk County

A substantial number of traffic citations are issued in Suffolk County. Most of them originate on its highways and most are for speeding violations. Off the highway, the reason for the traffic stops vary. Common charges are for DUI, driving with a suspended license, using a cell phone, failure to stop at a stop sign, disobeying a traffic control device, and equipment violations.

Some towns and villages have their own police departments and their own justice courts. In this scenario, traffic tickets will be issued by the local police and made returnable to the local justice court. Jurisdictions that do not have their own police departments, receive police coverage from the Suffolk County Police Department. On rare occasions a traffic stop will be conducted by a trooper of the New York State Police. In jurisdictions without a justice court, traffic tickets are adjudicated at the Suffolk County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency in Hauppauge. This court handles most tickets in Suffolk County.

If you received a traffic ticket in Suffolk County, it is prudent that you review the charges with an attorney before you take action. The consequences of a traffic violation can be far more costly than just the fine issued by the court. There can be driver assessment fees, suspension, and increased insurance rates.

A good traffic ticket attorney can save you a lot of money. Your attorney can go to court instead of you and fight the charges. At the end of the day, your attorney should be able obtain a substantial reduction of points. Getting your charges modified in a meaningful way usually means you can avoid the costly ramifications of a serious traffic ticket.

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office

The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a traffic ticket defense firm based out of Long Island. Our firm helps many Long Island motorists with traffic violations. We first opened our firm in 2011 and our attorneys obtained vast experience in traffic law. Our attorneys are diligent in their pursuit of the best possible disposition for your case. You can feel free to contact us at your convenience to discuss your case.

List of Justice Courts in Suffolk County, New York

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