You must make your demand within 48 hours or four days from whenever you received a traffic ticket or at the time of your first appearance date. This primarily only works in Nassau County and outlying local courts. You don't need to send the demand in by certified mail. You can send it by regular mail, which is best since it won't be noticed as easily by clerks then. You may also want to hand write your demand and never use the words Supporting Deposition. They are aware of those words and it triggers alarms in their heads. Instead, use other words that mean the same thing, like Sworn Affidavit in support of all the essential allegations in the traffic ticket.
MAKE A MOTION TO DISMISS IN WRITING
You must make a motion to dismiss in writing for it to be considered by the Court, but once such a motion has been made, if there is not good reason for the D,A,s office failure to send the deposition or the police officer from sending it to you, then the Court may grant them more time to do so, but that is rare at best.
DO NOT SEND IT BY CERTIFIED MAIL - IT DRAWS ATTENTION TO IT
All motions to dismiss must be made in writing, so if the county has failed to send you their deposition within 30 days of your demand for it, then you must file a motion to dismiss in writing before your next appearance date. You must also give the county enough time to answer your motion, usually at least 12 days before the appearance. See a qualified lawyer to have one drawn up for you if the county has failed to provide it to you in time.
THIS MAY OPEN THE DOOR TO A BETTER DEAL
Even if the whole process doesn't work for you and you can't get the ticket dismissed, sometimes it leads to a better plea bargain being offered to you by the prosecutor in deference to all the hard work you've invested in the matter. Or it may lead to them being tougher on you for putting them to all the work they've had to do to answer your demand. Its really up to you which way to pursue the entire matter. But it should benefit you in the long run.
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