How to handle a traffic ticket in the Manhattan | Law Office of James Medows

09 Jan How to handle a traffic ticket in the Manhattan

How to handle a traffic ticket in the Manhattan

You get pulled over by the police, and they tell you that you got a traffic ticket in New York City. What should you do? What can happen if you don’t handle it right? How much will it cost you? Read this to find out the answers to these questions and more!

If you live in New York City, you’ve probably been issued a traffic ticket at some point. The fines in NYC are pretty steep—especially if you have to pay them online, or if you’re late paying them. And, with the exception of speeding tickets, there’s no such thing as traffic school in the city—no way to get points taken off your license (and save yourself up to $1000) without going to court and pleading your case. If you’ve gotten a traffic ticket in NYC, here’s how to handle it from start to finish

Not too long ago, I received my first traffic ticket in Manhattan, New York City. At first, I was nervous because I had never received one before and was unsure what to do or expect.

If you’ve received a traffic ticket in New York City, you may be wondering what to do. Since the ticketing officer won’t give you legal advice, where can you go for information about your options? We’ve put together this guide to traffic tickets in New York City so that you know how to handle it when you get stopped by the NYPD, who can be intimidating if you’re not prepared and even if it’s your first time being pulled over.