Asked 3 months ago - Pleasantville, NYFlag
I received a traffic ticket three years ago and have been waiting for trial. I finally was sent notification. Can I ask for a dismissal?
Yes. You have a constitutional right to a speedy trial. The cases say that after 2 years the prosecution must explain the delay. However, most Judges require the moton to be made in writing and filed and served before the court date. If this is a defense you want to mount I suggest you retain a criminal defense lawyer.
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