Pulled over by highway patrol on a highway in Queens, NY for going over the posted speed limit. 81 in 50. I don’t believe I was going 31 over the limit I strongly believe I was not. They’re saying I’m going to lose 8 points I’m only in college what are my options ?!??
You should definitely hire an attorney. An attorney may have the expertise to argue your case down to less points, lower fine and/or both depending on the circumstances.
You have the option of defending this ticket. I recommend hiring a good traffic attorney.
You have no choice but to fight this ticket, because they won't let you plead guilty by mail if you wanted to. This is because with an 8 point speeding you are considered a "persistent violator," even though it's only a single ticket. Which means that in addition to a fine the court seeks to also potentially suspend your license if you are found guilty. You need to retain counsel that has a method of a plan of attack to ensure that you don't lose your license. There are ways around that eventuality.
Consider retaining a local traffic ticket attorney who can go to court instead of you to fight this ticket.
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