Sheridan Town Court

Sheridan Town Court
2702 Rt 20
Sheridan, NY 14135

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Sheridan Town Court

The Sheridan Town Court is located on Route 20 in the town of Sheridan, New York. The town of Sheridan is located in Chautauqua County, New York.

The town of Sheridan has a total area almost 40 square miles, which is made up of almost entirely all land. Sheridan is just south of the beautiful Lake Erie. The New York State Thruway runs directly through the town. Parallel to the thruway is US Route 20, that also travels through Sheridan.

Just over 2,800 people live in the town and almost 1,000 houses with over 700 families. Which gives a population density of about 75 people living in every square mile of Sheridan, New York.

Sheridan 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 Sheridan 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.

Contact us for a free case evaluation.

Call today: (716) 364-2569

Email: john@jcnlawfirm.com

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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MONDAY – THURSDAY 8am ~ 11pm

FRIDAY – SUNDAY 11am ~ 11pm

OFFICE LOCATIONS

12 Monroe Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731 – Cattaraugus County

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2560 Walden Ave, Suite 110, Cheektowaga, NY 14225 – Erie County

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Sheridan Town Court