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Zev Goldstein

Zev Goldstein

The Law Offices of Zev Goldstein PLLC
  • Traffic Tickets, DUI & DWI, Criminal Law...
  • New York
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The Law Offices of Zev Goldstein PLLC provides you with quality representation of traffic tickets and driving-related crimes like DWI/DUI, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation / driving on a suspended license, suspended registration and the like. We have successfully resolved over 30,000 cases.

Attorney Zev Goldstein started out prosecuting in the Albany Traffic Court. He now defends motorists anywhere in the state of New York who are charged with traffic violations.

Practice Areas
  • Traffic Tickets
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Real Estate Law
  • Free Consultation
    Your Initial consultation is free, comprehensive consultations are hourly.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All major credit cards, checks, cash, paypal and chase quick pay.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I prefer flat rates. Less confusion, less time accounting, less unhappy clients.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
The Law Offices Of Zev Goldstein
- Current
Assistant Corporation Counsel
City of Albany Law Department
Acting prosecutor for the City of Albany.
Yeshivas Ohr Somayach
BT | Jewish Law
Western New England College
J.D. (1982) | Law
State University of New York - College at Fredonia
B.S. | Political Science
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 1945872
- Current
Activities: COMMITTEE ON VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW & Town and Village Justice Court Committee
Legal Answers
176 Questions Answered

Q. Ticket in NYC and now living in FL
A: Hi, Just to note this is either a 2 point or a 3 point violation; depending how the officer wrote. Also, in NYC, all tickets go to trial, and therefore, the only possible outcome is either dismissed or guilty. The chances of winning are about 50/50. We do fight a lot of tickets in NYC, and would be able to represent you in court without your appearance. Lastly, before you make a decision whether to fight this ticket or not, I would first ask a Florida traffic Attorney if the points from NY transfer to Florida or not. This would make it easier for you to decide to whether to fight the ticket or just plead guilty. Feel free to contact me with any questions. Zev
Q. so there are no grounds for an appeal to be found not guilty- appeals board looks at evidence the same way?
A: Usually on appeal the higher courts will not look too much at the evidence. The appeals courts look at the legal standard used by the lower court. If the legal standard was not correct, usually you can get a reversal. But the appeals courts usually defer to the judgement of the lower courts.
Q. I was in traffic court accused of going 64 in a 30 zone. I proved in the court that my vehicle was in the 50 MPH zone
A: If you could convince the Judge that the speed limit was 50, you are still accused of doing 63 MPH which is still a 4 point speeding ticket.
Q. Plea date was due today the 12 I thought it said 15 going asap tomorrow on 13 am i in more trouble going one day late
A: It depends. What are you charged with and in what Court is the ticket filed?
Q. Should I get a lawyer to bring with me to court for a driving ticket for a following too close.
A: What are you charged with and what court are you in?
Q. What is the subject matter for vehicle and traffic law?
A: Try looking at the New York Criminal Procedure Law Is this what you were looking for?
Q. Got a traffic ticket. did not have my license. the officer gave me a ticket for doing 40mph in a 25 zone. The ticket
A: If the Court has your name and date of birth, and you fail to answer the ticket, they will suspend your driver's license. If you drive again in NY you could be arrested.
Q. Got a cell phone ticket in NYC 1225D(1). Once I got home I realized that the time of offence was off (alibi).
A: Your alibi defense will be your wife's word against the officer's word. Who do you think the judge will believe?
Q. 10 years ago I received a speeding ticket, plead guilty and paid. Now after 10 years court says they never got it.
A: What is the name of the Court that the ticket is filed in?
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