Essex County, New York
Not to be confused with the town of Essex in Essex County, New York.
Essex is a county in upstate New York. It is in the northeast part of the state and is considered part of the North Country region. The State of Vermont forms the eastern border (across Lake Champlain), To the north is Clinton County and to the west is Franklin County. To the south are the counties of Warren and Washington. Essex County is one of the largest counties by size, making up 1,916 square miles. As of December of 2022, the county had a population of around 36,500. Its most notable municipality is the Village of Lake Placid. It was home to the 1980 Winter Olympics and is a recreational area during the summer and winter.
Traffic Tickets in Essex County
The vast majority of traffic stops in Essex County occur on Interstate 87 (Adirondack Northway). The I-87 is part of the New York State Thruway System. It runs north-south between the Canadian border and New York City. Through Essex County, the I-87 is two lanes in each direction with a speed limit of 65 miles per hour. However, due to the very rural nature of the county, motorists often end up inadvertently exceeding the speed limit. The highway is patrolled exclusively by the New York State Police. The most common traffic citation is for speeding. The court the ticket is assigned to will depend on the location of the traffic stop. Many tickets are issued on I-87 in Schroon. The North Hudson Town Court also deals with a large volume of tickets from I-87.
It does not matter if you were in fact speeding. It does not matter if you were clocked by radar or laser. Your charges can still be reduced. It is often imperative that motorists fight their tickets. This is in order to avoid the increased insurance rates and high fines that come along with traffic infraction convictions. You can get in touch with the attorneys at the Benjamin Goldman Law Office to find out more. Consultations are free.
Benjamin Goldman Law Office
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a New York State traffic ticket defense firm. We first opened our doors in 2010. Since then, we have helped thousands of motorists. Our law firm is dedicated to ticket dismissal and points reduction. We have helped many motorists in Essex County. Our lawyers have obtained dramatic reductions and dismissals on behalf of clients. You can get in touch with us at your convenience to find out what we can do for you.
List of Justice Courts in Essex County, New York
Below is a list of all the Justice Courts we service in Essex County.