NASSAU COUNTY TRAFFIC & PARKING VIOLATIONS AGENCY AND VILLAGE COURTS REOPEN IN AUGUST, 2020
- updated: Jul. 22, 2020
Due to the Covid 19 crises, all of the Nassau County Village Courts and the Nassau County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency have been closed to the public since mid March. Consequently, there is a five months backlog of cases. These courts are scheduled to re-open sometime in mid to late August, 2020. The manner of re-opening requires courts to have a maximum courtroom capacity of 25%, to maintain social distancing with appropriate floor and seat markings. Masks must be worn. There may be long wait times and lines due to limited courtroom capacity.
Some village courts have adapted by having “teleconferences”. That is, a phone date is scheduled during which the driver's attorney and Village Prosecutor discuss the case(s) and a proposed resolution. If an acceptable plea agreement is entered into between these parties, it is then submitted in writing to the judge for approval. If approved, the judge sets the fine and schedules a fine due date.
The Nassau County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency has been sending out notices of adjourned court dates. If you don’t want to risk it, or cannot attend, I can handle the case for you or your family member.
Call me, traffic defense attorney, Jeanne Marie Beckmann at 516 485 4888.