Chautauqua Town Court

(716) 364-2569

Chautauqua Town Court
2 Academy Street
Mayville, NY 14757

 

 

Chautauqua Town Court

The Chautauqua town court is located on Academy Street in the town of Mayville, New York.The town of Chautauqua is in Chautauqua County, New York.

The town of Chautauqua had a population of almost 4,500 in 2010. The town is named after Chautauqua Lake, with a very peculiar meaning. Traditionally the meaning represents “bag tied in the middle.”The general location of Chautauqua is in the western section of the county and at the northwest part of the lake. Chautauqua is perhaps most famous for its eloquent Chautauqua Institute, which was the birthplace of the Chautauqua movement of education and cultural centers.NYS Route 394 and New York State 430, which runs through Mayville, are the two main roads in the town. Route 393 travels from Jamestown on the west of the lake. Route 430 comes from Jamestone also, but from the east of the lake and runs south to Mayville, then turns into Pennsylvania Route 430.Chautauqua Town Court personnel are prohibited by law from providing you with any legal advice.  They will attempt to guide you through the process; but if you have legal concerns, you should seek the advice of counsel.

About the John C. Nelson Law Firm
We help people fight traffic violations throughout New York state and have offices in Ellicottville, NY and in Cheektowaga, NY. We serve Cattaraugus County, Erie County, Allegany County and all other cities, towns and counties in New York State. If you need experienced representation, we are available 7 days a week to help you through your case.

When playing a sport, typically the more points you get, the better. However, the New York Department of Motor Vehicles issues points on your license for certain types of traffic violation convictions. And like golf, when it comes to points on your license, the less points you have, the better.

New York Vehicle and Traffic Law section 1180 deals with speed limits and sets out the consequences imposed by a court upon a conviction. The fine that a court may assess is based on the specific traffic violation stated on the ticket, the ticketed speed, and the number of previous convictions.

Some of the most common violations under the DMV point system:

Speeding (1 – 10 MPH over posted limit): 3 points
Speeding (11 – 20 MPH over posted limit): 4 points
Speeding (21 – 30 MPH over posted limit): 6 points
Speeding (31 – 40 MPH over posted limit): 8 points
Speeding (more than 40 MPH over posted limit): 11 points
Reckless driving: 5 points
Failing to stop for a school bus: 5 points
Following too closely (tailgating): 4 points
Inadequate brakes: 4 points
Inadequate brakes while driving an employer’s vehicle: 2 points
Failing to yield right-of-way: 3 points
Violation involving a traffic signal, stop sign, or yield sign 3 points
Railroad-crossing violation: 3 points
Improper passing, unsafe lane change, driving left of center, or driving in wrong direction: 3 points
Leaving the scene of an incident involving property damage or injury to a domestic animal: 3 points
Safety restraint violation involving a person under 16 years old: 3 points
Texting while driving: 5 points
Any other moving violation: 2 points

Did you receive a ticket in Chautauqua Town Court?

It is not uncommon for an individual to attempt to defend a traffic violation by themselves without knowing the procedure and customs of the local court system. However, oftentimes a person who represents themselves risks missing important deadlines, notices, and court proceedings because they are not familiar with the court rules and legal documents involved in any given case. Without an understanding of local courtroom rules and customs, people that choose to represent themselves, due to their lack of knowledge of these rules and customs, often, unintentionally offend a judge or district attorney.

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We help people throughout New York state and have offices in Ellicottville, NY (Cattaraugus County) and Cheektowaga, NY (Erie County). We serve Cattaraugus County, Erie County, Allegany County and Chautauqua County and all other cities and counties in the state of New York. If you need to fight your charges with experienced representation, contact the John C. Nelson law firm today.

 

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