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When Can an NY Traffic Court Suspend Your Driver’s License?

There is an assumption by drivers in Sullivan County, New York that suspension of your driver’s license is a rare and infrequent occurrence. Further, most people believe that having your NY driver’s license suspended or revoked would only happen in the most extreme situations and circumstances. As a lawyer before the NY traffic court on…

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5 Strategies for Fighting a Monticello, NY Moving Violation

Many residents in Monticello are under the impression that it is impossible to fight a moving violation or traffic ticket. However, if you are facing fines, and more importantly points on your license, fighting a Monticello traffic ticket might be your best option. There are several ways a Monticello traffic lawyer will fight a traffic…

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Answers from a Monticello Traffic Ticket Lawyer: When Is Distracted Driving Unlawful?

There are over 1,000 people injured in accidents caused by distracted drivers each day in the United States. Every day approximately nine people are killed. This is a higher number of accidents and accident-related injuries than caused by drowsy drivers, excessive speeding, or driving under the influence. Distracted driving is actually the leading reason for…


Do I Need a Lawyer for My Sullivan County Moving Violation?

Sullivan County is allowed to issue traffic tickets and moving violations for a number of traffic incidents and unlawful actions. Possibly you received a speeding ticket or required to pay a fine for expired license plates. These are some of the more common traffic and moving violations in the county. Other moving violations include failure…

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Monticello DWI Defense Attorney – What Happens After I Get a DWI?

Scott Russell Law: What Happens After I Get a DWI? You have just been convicted of DWI—what happens next? The consequences can be immediate and severe. You will have your licensed revoked and pay a hefty fine. If there are aggravating circumstances, or if this isn’t your first DWI, you may also face jail time.…

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Monticello DWI Attorney – The Breathalyzer Test

Monticello DWI Attorney Scott Russell: The Breathalyzer Test When a person is arrested for a DWI, they are usually asked to submit to a breathalyzer test.  The legal blood alcohol limit in New York is .08%. If the breathalyzer test shows a number higher than this, many people may think the case is open and…

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Monticello DWI Lawyer – Field Sobriety Test Facts

Monticello DWI Lawyer – The Field Sobriety Test When a person is suspected of DUI, they are often subjected to a field sobriety test by a police officer. These tests are intended to show whether a person is intoxicated beyond the legal limit. When field sobriety tests are used, several issues arise. Police will often…

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Scott Russell ESQ: Why You Need a Monticello Estate Planning Attorney to Protect Your Family

Scott Russell ESQ: Hiring a Monticello Estate Planning Attorney Dealing with the death of a loved one is a great hardship. When a person dies without a will in New York, it can add an additional strain on their family. When a person dies without a will, they are said to have died “intestate.” In…

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Scott Russell ESQ: Ever Tried to Go To Monticello Traffic Court Alone?

Scott Russell ESQ: Ever Tried to Go To Monticello Traffic Court Alone? Trying to argue against a traffic ticket in court alone is rarely a good idea. It can be disorienting and take forever, and when you get a chance to speak you may not know exactly what to say. If you are represented by an…

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Why Scott Russell For Your NY DWI – Monticello DWI Lawyer

Why Scott Russell For Your NY DWI – Monticello DWI Lawyer A DWI/DUI conviction can have a disastrous effect on a person’s life. If you have been charged with a DUI crime, it is crucial that you have qualified legal counsel defending you. Scott Russell is a former prosecutor and a highly experienced DUI attorney.…

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