Have you received a ticket for Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign? If so, call the Law Office of David Galison, P.C. today for a free consultation. Our office routinely fights Stop Sign tickets at courts throughout Long Island including but not limited to the Nassau County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency, the Suffolk County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency, and all village courts. We also fight Stop Sign tickets in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx.
If you fail to stop at a stop sign a police officer may write you a ticket for violating Section 1172.A of the Vehicle and Traffic Law. If you plead guilty to or are found guilty after trial of Failure to Stop at a Sign you will receive three points on your driver’s license. Points remain on your driver’s license for 18 months. The 18 month period is calculated from the date you received the ticket, not the date you plead guilty to or are convicted of the violation. If you receive six or more points on your driver’s license within an 18-month period you will be subject to the driver responsibility assessment fee imposed by the Department of Motor Vehicles. If you plead guilty to or are found guilty after trial for Failure to Stop at a Sign, in addition to receiving points on your driver’s license, you will also be subject to a fine up to $243.00.
If you have received a ticket for Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign it is important to hire an attorney who will fight hard on your behalf to get the ticket reduced or dismissed. Our office is often times able to get such tickets reduced to no point violations. Depending on the circumstances, we may file a motion to dismiss which can result in the ticket being outright dismissed and no fines being imposed.
Retaining our office to fight your Stop Sign ticket is quick and easy. You simply contact our office for an initial phone consultation. The next step is to email us with your name and contact information, as well as information regarding the ticket such as the ticket number, what the ticket is for and which court the ticket is returnable to. We will then prepare and email you back an authorization to sign. The authorization gives us permission to go to court to handle the ticket on your behalf without your presence being necessary, saving you time away from your family, friends and job. Once we receive the signed authorization, a copy of the ticket and the retainer fee we will take it from there. We go to court, we fight the ticket and then we email and mail you a disposition letter with information on the outcome and how to go about paying any fines that may have been imposed. Quick, simple and convenient.
A stop sign is a traffic sign designed to notify drivers that they must come to a complete stop and made sure no other road users are coming before proceeding.