New York Traffic Ticket Defense Lawyers
Mayo Bartlett, Esq. is a litigator with more than 27 years experience. He is a former Prosecutor, having served over 10 years in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office as a litigator. He has prosecuted and defended thousands of felonies and misdemeanors in New York State, Connecticut and in Federal Court. Mayo has been recognized as a Super Lawyer and he was selected as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers.
Our Westchester Traffic Ticket Lawyers are litigators who are in court almost every day. We usually are handling serious felony cases in New York State and Federal courts, but we also use our litigation experience on behalf of our clients who are facing vehicle and traffic charges.
Traffic Tickets may have seriously impact your driving privileges, as well as your insurance rates. At the Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett PLLC, located in White Plains, New York, our Traffic Ticket Lawyers represent clients who are charged with traffic infractions. Our defense strategies are designed to ensure the lowest impact on our clients' driver licenses and to minimize their insurance consequences.
The New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law is constantly changing. Recent amendments include the imposition of 3 points for the traffic infraction of driving while using a cell phone without a hands free device, or to text and drive.
Westchester courts can be harsh on drivers depending on what they are charged with. There are even some Judges who will not reduce speeding tickets. Our Traffic Lawyers will help you navigate through the Westchester and Putnam courts to help you get the best possible results.
In 2011, New York State instituted the “Move Over Act”, which requires drivers to reduce their speed and to move over one lane if it can be done safely, when they observe an emergency vehicle pulled over to the side of the road. If you are not able to safely pull over you may have a defense if ticketed under the “Move Over Act” since it is also a traffic infraction to make an unsafe lane. A violation of the “Move Over Act” is a three point infraction.
ZEALOUS REPRESENTATION OF CLIENTS CHARGED WITH TRAFFIC TICKETS
At the Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett PLLC our Traffic Lawyers represent clients facing traffic tickets for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI and DUI), Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol (DWAI), speeding, reckless driving, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle also known as AUO or Vehicle and Traffic Law 511, disregarding a traffic control device, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unsafe lane changes, following too closely, illegal turns, Distracted Driving, and many other traffic infractions. Whether you face a simple traffic ticket or a crime, let us help you.
NEW YORK STATE POINT ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
The point system is one way that the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) may suspend or revoke a driver license. In addition to the point system, there are other mandatory suspensions or revocations as discussed in more detail at our DWI & DUI License Center. If you accumulate three convictions for speeding within 18 months your license will be revoked by the New York State DMV.
In New York State, 11 points on your driver’s license will result in your driver’s license being suspended. Moreover, if you are assessed 6 or more points on your driver’s license in an 18 month period, you will be required to pay a Driver’s Responsibility Assessment, which is a civil penalty imposed by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. Failure to pay the assessment will result in your driver’s license, learner’s permit or driving privileges being automatically suspended.
The loss of the ability to drive can be life altering and may affect your personal life and your employment. We will work help you keep your license, and to prevent your insurance rates from skyrocketing.
Mayo Bartlett is a former prosecutor with over 27 years experience as a litigator. Having tried homicide cases, numerous felony trials in New York State and Federal Court, he is well versed in traffic trials and negotiating reductions in charges to reduce the impact on his client’s driver’s licenses.
Mayo appears almost every week on a legal panel featured on Richard French Live which is available on WRNN. The show is taped live every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. and airs throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, including the five boroughs of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, the Washington DC Metro Area, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
With offices in White Plains New York, located in the Westchester Financial Center which is one block from the White Plains Train Station and bus depot, and two blocks from the Westchester County Court, our Traffic Lawyers team handles traffic cases in Westchester County, including White Plains, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Rye, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Dobbs Ferry, Armonk, Chappaqua, Greenburgh, Elmsford, Valhalla, New Rochelle, Bronxville, Scarsdale, Mamaroneck, Hartsdale, Harrison, Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant, Port Chester, Somers, Ossining, Yorktown, Croton on Hudson, Cortlandt, Brewster, Southeast, Pelham, Putnam Valley, Larchmont, Bedford, Katonah, Mount Kisco, New Castle, North Castle, Irvington, Hastings, Pleasantville, Nyack, Ardsley, Lewisboro, South Salem, North Salem, Putnam County , Dutchess County, Rockland County, Tuckahoe, Ulster County and throughout the Hudson Valley.
Traffic infractions may result in the loss of your license. Contact our Traffic Ticket Lawyers and allow us to serve as your voice in court. Your ability to drive could be in jeopardy. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with an experienced and dedicated traffic ticket defense lawyer, please contact us.
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