The Columbia County, NY speeding and cell phone violation ticket defense firm at Palumbo & Associates, PC have extensive experience representing drivers accused of speeding (NY VTL § 1180) and cell phone violations (NY VTL § 1225) and other moving violations. This includes traffic infractions such as failure to move over (NY VTL § 1144) as well as misdemeanor criminal charges. If you are a trucker and charged with transportation law violations such as log book violations in Columbia County we can represent you as well. If you have been arrested or charged with a speeding infraction or moving violation in Columbia County, New York, call us for a free consultation to find out how we can help.
New York State troopers nail a lot of motorists and truckers for speeding on both Interstate 90 and Route 22 in Columbia County, New York. There is no unified traffic court in Columbia County traffic court. At Palumbo & Associates, P.C., we have extensive experience representing drivers accused in the local city, town and village courts of Columbia County, such as the:
- Austerlitz Town Court
- Canaan Town Court
- Chatham Town & Village Courts
- Claverack Town Court
- Clermont Town Court
- Gallatin Town Court
- Ghent Town Court
- Kinderhook Town & Village Courts
- Livingston Town Court
- New Lebanon Town Court
- Taghkanic Town Court
Call us for a no cost, no obligation consultation to find out how our Columbia County traffic court lawyers can help you.
Located in the Hudson Valley, Columbia County is bordered on the west by the Hudson River, on the east by the Massachusetts state line, on the south by Dutchess County, and on the north by Rensselaer County. Many Massachusetts motorists and people from other states receive speeding and traffic tickets in Columbia County, NY. In fact, the entire length of the Taconic State Parkway as it runs through Columbia County can be considered a speed trap. In addition, the NYSP and local sheriffs strictly enforce speed limits and traffic violations on Route 22 as well. Many speeding (NY VTL § 1180) and cell phone (NY VYL § 1225) are written in Columbia County.
Adding insult to injury, many of the justice court judges in Columbia County are not lawyers but retired state troopers. Lawyers do not run for justice court office in Columbia County because they are part time jobs and a part time magistrate cannot appear before another part time magistrate. Inasmuch as much of the legal work is done in the local justice courts of Columbia County, lawyers would be putting themselves out of business serving as a justice for the community they lived in. Therefore, in Columbia County there is a chance that the person adjudicating your matter may have been someone who spent a previous career giving them out. This is why you need the protection of Palumbo & Associates, PC when defending a Columbia County speeding ticket.
At Palumbo & Associates we ensure that your court appearance is waived. Our fees are low and cost effective which makes them more of an investment in your insurance rates than an actual fee. We also deal with all of our clients through phone and e-mail so that you never have to take off time from school or work to come to our office.