Car Booting Attorney in Long Island, NY

Defense for Car Booting Charges

Need an attorney for a car booting case in Long Island? You come out of your apartment and discover that your car has been booted. You can't move it without paying your outstanding parking tickets, a $ 180.00 booting fee, a $75.00 administrative charge for the Sheriff and a 5% penalty as well. If you cannot pay the fines within 48 hours, your vehicle will be towed adding another $185.00 for the tow fee, plus storage costs for your vehicle until you can redeem it. After all of these matters are resolved, you will be charged an additional sales tax on the tow fee and any storage charges. Sound fair and reasonable? Fair or not, that is the law.

If you want to fight these tickets, and don't want to spend many frustrating hours trying to get back behind the wheel, we can help. Prime & O'Brien, LLP are well versed in traffic law and regulations and can cut through the maddening and confusing number of regulations to get you back behind the wheel of your vehicle.

Challenging Car Booting in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Car booting follows a default judgment against you for the following:

  • Unpaid parking tickets
  • Red light camera tickets
  • Bus lane violation tickets

If you did not respond to the tickets, or pay fines, approximately 100 days later, a default judgment on the ticket will be obtained which then allows the car booting process to be initiated. The best time to challenge tickets is before this occurs, but if it already has, and certain time frames are still intact, we can request a Hearing After Judgment to challenge the ticket and explain why it had not be resolved earlier.

Choose Prime & O'Brien, LLP for Powerful Defense

We understand the procedure for challenging these tickets and have successfully defended our clients from unfair and unearned tickets for over 20 years. We can help you if you contact us for a free case evaluation so we can determine the best way to proceed. Delaying payment without challenging a ticket can result in fines and fees that make it financially impossible for you to redeem your vehicle.

There are many instances of abandonment due to inability to cover huge fees. If this is your situation, we can help you mitigate the charges in most cases. Again, circumstances are different for each case. We know the law and if there is any way to mitigate the fines, we will find it for you. Call us today.

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