Trucking Violations

LEGAL SERVICES FOR TRUCKERS
The Law Offices of Michael W. Goldstein is a New York law firm that represents truckers charged with various motor vehicle infractions in New York State.

Whether you are an independent truck driver, local truck company, multi-state truck company, national trucking company, or other driver or owner of a commercial vehicle, we can help you if you receive one or multiple traffic tickets in New York. We defend truck drivers and owners who have received summonses for various motor vehicle offenses in New York State, including overweight trucks, oversized trucks, excessive idling, safety equipment violations, defective brakes, insufficient tire tread, inoperative headlights, inoperative turn signals, speeding, reckless driving, improper lane changes, following other vehicles too closely, New York State insurance violations, log book violations, violations relating to motor vehicle use tax, highway use tax, fuel use tax, etc.

NEW YORK TRUCKING VIOLATIONS NEED TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY
•In New York State, truck violations are usually criminal offences, rather than ordinary traffic violations.
•In New York State, trucking violations are decided in the Criminal Court.
•In New York State, trucking violations issued for a single stop may be punishable by fines totalling many thousands of dollars.
•In New York State, corporations are required to be represented in court by a lawyer.

PERSONAL SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO CLIENTS
Our clients can expect the Law Offices of Michael W. Goldstein to be responsive and genuinely interested in defending each truck owner or truck driver charged with a New York traffic violation. We communicate with our clients on a regular basis. Telephone calls are answered promptly, and ample time is devoted to each client. We believe that our future is linked to the success of our clients. The firm is committed to continually strive for excellence in both legal services and client relations.

If you are a truck driver or owner who has received one or more summonses for truck related offences in New York, we can defend you. When we appear in court to represent you in a trucking violation case, the truck driver and owner will usually not be required to appear in court. This is especially important for truckers who are constantly traveling across the country, and would be unavailable to appear in court on a specific date.

When a truck is stopped by the police in New York for a traffic violation, it is not unusual for the trucker to receive several summonses for multiple offenses. In many instances, the trucker may be unaware that he has entered an area which has size and weight restrictions, and has therefore unintentionally committed a series of traffic infractions. These criminal violations may often carry potential fines totaling many thousands of dollars.

If you choose to defend yourself, your cost of traveling to New York, and your lost income will probably be much more than our legal fees. When we appear in court to defend you, the driver’s and owner’s business is usually not interrupted. Furthermore, if there is a legitimate defense to the tickets, we might be able to get them dismissed. In any event, we can often get some tickets dismissed, and frequently we can negotiate significant savings on the fines of the remaining tickets.

We believe that selecting our law firm to represent you is an intelligent and efficient alternative to self representation. You can trust our law firm to aggressively and effectively defend you, and resolve your traffic violations quickly and in a cost effective manner. We can represent you in many courts of New York State, including New York City, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, and Rockland County. If your traffic summonses were issued in an upstate New York County, we may be able to act as co-counsel, by coordinating your representation with an upstate New York attorney.

LEGAL FEES
We recognize that legal services must be cost effective and provide value. Our firm’s legal fees are fair and sensitive to the client’s personal and business requirements, as well as realistic in view of the magnitude of the legal matter.

For trucking violations, the client may choose either hourly fees or flat fees (which are based on one day in court). We are sensitive to the client’s need to keep legal fees to a minimum. Therefore, we use our best efforts to resolve your case on the first court appearance, in order to avoid the need to charge an additional legal fee for a subsequent court appearance. We recommend that the client be accessible by phone when we appear in Criminal Court, so we can discuss the available options in order to resolve the charges without an additional court appearance.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR TRUCKING VIOLATIONS CHARGES
To have your trucking violations case reviewed, we invite you to click Contact Us to send an email. You may also call Michael W. Goldstein to discuss your case or legal matter by telephone, or to schedule a consultation at our office.

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GENERAL DISCLAIMER
The information contained in this website is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor to create an attorney-client relationship or lawyer-client relationship. We recommend that you discuss your legal matter or case with a NY lawyer or New York attorney promptly.

Visiting our website, submitting any information via questionnaire or email, or discussing your case with us does not create an attorney-client relationship. An attorney-client relationship with our law firm can only be established with the signing of a written retainer agreement prepared by our law firm.

Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future case or legal matter.

This website is not intended to solicit clients for trucking tickets issued outside of New York State, or any other legal matter outside of New York State.

NEW YORK TRUCKING VIOLATIONS LAWYER DISCLAIMER
Our website contains general information regarding New York motor vehicle infractions and trucking offenses in New York State. The information in this website involving New York trucking summonses and trucking violations, or other New York legal information contained in this website is provided to assist our visitors with general information, and not as legal advice. We recommend that you discuss your legal matter with our law firm, or with another NY trucking violations lawyer or New York trucking tickets attorney promptly.

Law Offices of Michael W. Goldstein is a New York trucking violations law firm, New York trucking violations lawyer and NY trucking violations attorney. We represent truck drivers and truck owners in the defense of criminal summonses issued for trucking violations in New York. We also represent clients in various legal matters involving business and commercial law, New York contracts, N.Y. business transactions, commercial litigation, and other legal matters affecting businesses throughout New York State, including New York City, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Rockland County and upstate New York.

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