Erie County, New York
Erie County is a county in New York State. It is part of the Western New York region. It borders Niagara County to the north, Genesee County to the northeast, Wyoming County to the southwest, Cattaraugus County to the south, Chautauqua County to the southwest, and the Province of Ontario, Canada, to the northwest. Erie County was formed in 1821 and named after a local Native American Tribe named the Eriechronon.
Erie County covers one thousand, two hundred and twenty-seven square miles. It contains three cities and twenty-five towns. The county seat, Buffalo City, also happens to be the largest city in Erie County. By itself, the population is roughly 250,000., the combined total population of Erie County was approximately 951,000.
Traffic Tickets in Erie County
Some of the busiest courts in Erie County include the Buffalo City Court, the Amherst Town Court, the Tonawanda Town Court, and the Cheektowaga Town Court. These courts have jurisdiction over the greater Buffalo area and several large interstate highways that traverse the county. These interstates include I-90 (New York State Thruway), I-190, I-290, and I-990. The interstates are mostly patrolled by the New York State Police. The local roads are also watched by the local police precincts in conjunction with the Erie County Sheriff's Department.
The highways typically generate speeding tickets in the 70 to 100 mile per hour range. Speeding occurs in the city and surrounding area as well, but at lower speeds. The speed limit on the interstate is 65 miles per hour. In the city area, it is 30. The local streets produce other violations as well, such as stop sign and red light tickets, as well as cell phone related tickets. It is not uncommon to see tickets issued for suspended licenses or registrations as well.
Benjamin Goldman Law Office P. C.
If you were issued a ticket in Erie County, you can get in touch with the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. Since 2011, our law firm has experience in dealing with traffic ticket defense. We are well versed in New York State traffic law and have familiarized ourselves with the procedures and processes involved with traffic court. By retaining our firm, you will let us submit a not guilty plea on your behalf and do whatever is necessary to get the ticket reduced. In many cases we are able to reduce it to no points or even dismissed entirely. The outcome of your case depends on several factors, but the most important thing you can do right now is to speak with an attorney. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office offers a complimentary consultation to any motorist cited in Erie County.
List of Justice Courts in Erie County, New York
Below is a list of all the Justice Courts we service in Erie County.