Fight DMV NY Traffic Tickets Without a Lawyer — and Win
Receiving a traffic ticket is never fun, and it could lead to serious consequences if not taken care of in a timely manner. When you are issued a , it is important to understand your options for satisfying the ticket and the timeline in which you have to take care of it. If not, you could be facing additional fines, penalties, or other consequences that could lead to a loss of your license, community service, or even jail time in certain circumstances.
It is common for those who want to avoid a fine to file an appeal when receiving a New York traffic ticket. If you want to file an appeal but don't know how to get the process started, DoNotPay can provide you with the steps you need to file your appeal.
Types of Common Traffic Tickets in New York
have a few common types of traffic tickets that you may receive if you are found to have committed specific vehicle violations.
Some of the most common types of traffic tickets issued in New York include:
|Parking tickets:||Issued for parking or leaving your vehicle in certain prohibited areas.|
|Non-criminal traffic tickets:||Issued for incidents such as speeding or having a broken taillight.|
|Criminal traffic tickets:||Issued for more serious violations, such as failure to stop for a school bus or reckless driving.|
Each type of ticket will have its own set of fines, court requirements, and consequences for failure to pay or show up at an assigned court date.
Appealing a Traffic Ticket in New York
For traffic tickets that you believe is a mistake, you can plead not guilty to the violation and appeal the ticket. In order to appeal a traffic ticket in New York, you will need to submit a not guilty plea either by mail, online, or at a Traffic Violations Bureau office location.
Once you have submitted your plea, you will be given a court date. At this court date, you will provide any evidence you have to prove your side of the case. A successful appeal will get you out of the fine.
Do You Need a Lawyer to Appeal a Traffic Ticket?
In most traffic ticket cases, you do not need the expertise of a lawyer. Traffic violations can be contested on your own. The key to winning your case is to show up to your court date and provide any evidence you have that you did not commit the traffic violation in question.
Paying Your Traffic Ticket in New York
If you don't want to contest your traffic ticket, or you have contested the ticket and lost your case, you will need to pay your. You can do this in a number of ways.
1. In-Person at a Traffic Violations Bureau (TVB) Office
One way that you can pay for your traffic ticket is by visiting a TVB office. There are multiple offices located throughout the five boroughs. If you receive a traffic ticket outside of New York City, you can pay your ticket at the local court where the violation occurred.
2. By Mail
Another way to pay for your NY traffic ticket is by mail.
You can send your payment to:
Traffic Violations Plea Unit P.O. Box 2950-ESP Albany, NY 12220-0950
You also have the option to pay your traffic ticket online. Traffic tickets, excluding red light camera tickets, are payable online through the state DMV website.
Easily Contest Your NY Traffic Ticket With DoNotPay
You shouldn't have to pay for a traffic violation that you believe you did not commit. That is why most city and state courts that handle traffic violations provide you with a way to contest the ticket. If you have never contested a traffic ticket before, you can put your trust in DoNotPay, a company that has successfully contested more than 160,00 traffic tickets for people across the country.
Here's how to get started:
- Log in to DoNotPay and go to the Ticket Disputes category. Select the correct product based on your traffic ticket.
- Upload a photo of your citation.
- Provide us with some details on why you believe the citation issued is a mistake.
- Select whether or not you want the letter mailed to the traffic ticket issuer on your behalf!
- That’s it! You’ll receive an appeal letter that contains state vehicle codes to boost your case.
It's really that simple. Look out for your traffic ticket issuer's response to discover whether you won.
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