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Norwich City Court


Traffic Court

Proceedings

What are my options? | Can I plead by mail? | I've lost my yellow ticket, what do I do? | I'm not guilty, what do I do? | What is a supporting deposition? | What happens if I fail to respond to my ticket? | How do I pay my ticket? | How do I contact DMV? | Questions regarding DWI or DWAI charges? | How many points will I get? | How will this affect my insurance? | Can I discuss this matter with the Assistant District Attorney?


  1. Plead Guilty
  2. Plead Not Guilty and have a trial
  3. Contact the Assistant District Attorney

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Can I plead by mail?

Yes, but the charge must be an infraction, if it is a misdemeanor, you can NOT plea by mail. You must appear in Court.

To plead, guilty complete Part A on the back of your ticket and mail it to the Court. You must include the Conviction Stub of your driver's license (NYS only)


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I've lost my yellow ticket, what do I do?

Contact the Court. The Court can provide you a copy of the ticket and answer any questions you have.


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I'm not guilty, what do I do?

Complete Part B and mail to Court. You will be notified by mail of the trial date or appear in Court on the scheduled date and request a trial.You MUST appear for your trial.


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What is a supporting deposition?

This a written statement provided by the officer as to the facts involving the issuance of the ticket. This is not automatically provided - it must be requested in writing.


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What happens if I fail to respond to my ticket?

Your driving privileges will be suspended for failure to appear. In addition, a bench warrant may be issued for your arrest


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How do I pay my ticket?

Payments can be made in the form of Cash, Money Order, Certified Check, MasterCard or VISA


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How do I contact DMV?

DMV website


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Questions regarding DWI or DWAI charges?

Alcohol Related Offenses


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How many points will I get?

Point System


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How will this affect my insurance?

You need to contact your insurance agent


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Can I discuss this matter with the Assistant District Attorney?

Yes, you can meet with him in Court or write to him.