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We know that people don’t get NY speeding tickets only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. In fact, often when you need a lawyer you need them at the oddest hours – 2:00 a.m. Thursday Morning, Midnight Sunday, 9:00 p.m. on a Monday. If YOU ever find yourself in need of a lawyer at anytime of the day or evening or on a holiday, do not hesitate to call us at either our toll free number 1-877-99-No-Tix, or our local number 914-777-2990, because we are open 24 / 7 365 days a year to service your needs.

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At Palumbo & Associates, PC, our law firm settles most speeding and moving violation cases through a plea bargain, a method by which we negotiate with the prosecutor as to what you are going to plead guilty to. A classic example is when a person is charged with speeding, NY VTL Sec. 1180 for doing 75 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, which carries 4 points . Rather then take the case to trial, we’ll negotiate with the prosecution for a parking ticket under NY VTL 1201, Continue reading

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On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court, in Utah v. Strieff, limited your 4th Amendment Right against unreasonable search and seizures by trimming back the branches of the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine. However, before you can understand what the Supreme Court did and how it effects you, you need to understand  Continue reading

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You’re pulled over in a traffic stop, but you weren’t driving. The police start to question you, ask for your ID, and ask to search you. Do you have to comply? What are your rights? Do passengers face the same requirements as those behind the wheel? Continue reading

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The New York State Assembly is proposing a bill, sponsored by New York State Senator Terrence Murphy, to allow the police the right to electronically search your mobile phone with a device called a “Textalyzer” to determine if you were using it during a motor vehicle accident. Such inspection would be without a search warrant and as the bill is proposed now only subsequent to an accident. Refusal to surrender a mobile device in your possession for this inspection to the police will result in a suspension of your driver’s license. The bill is being written akin to the “implied consent” regulation similar to submission to a chemical blood alcohol test after being arrested for DWI.

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At Palumbo & Associates, PC, we are not just experts in New York speeding and traffic ticket defense. We also represent clients before the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles in specialized proceedings and applications to either defend against administrative action taken against a motorist, or to apply to restore or renew

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This Blog post has nothing to do with the usual subject matter of this Blog, NY speeding & traffic ticket defense. In fact, it doesn’t even have anything to do with criminal law or anything remotely tangential to traffic law. Rather, it comes to us from the other side of the legal room – civil tort litigation.

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WABC/Channel 7 news anchor Liz Cho was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license, known as Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, NY VTL Sec. 511(a)(1). How does a credible, well known, high profile New York

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Recently my son and I were driving on I-90 in New York State and found ourselves pulled over. He was driving his car and doing the speed limit, so we could not figure out what the problem was. Turns out, the cop was detailed to  Continue reading

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There’s recent story out of Suffolk County, New York about one Eric Dunbar, a man that was pulled over for speeding and upon investigation the police realized that he had 88 license suspensions against his NYS driver’s license and privileges. How is this even possible? Actually, it’s a lot easier than you may think.  Continue reading