Chatham, New York
Chatham is a town in Columbia County, New York. It is located around ten miles west of the Massachusetts State line and around thirty miles southeast of Albany. There is a Village of Chatham located in the northern part of the town. The village is partially in the Town of Chatham and partially in the Town of Ghent. The town also encompasses the hamlets of Chatham Center, East Chatham, Malden Bridge, New Concord, North Chatham, Old Chatham, Rayville, Riders, Riders Mills, and Rock City. , the total town population was estimated at 4,200.
Traffic Tickets in Chatham
The town has a busy town court due to the town court’s jurisdiction over two major highways. Interstate 90 (New York State Thruway) crosses through the town bringing motorists between Massachusetts and the Albany area. The Taconic State Parkway runs north-south through the Hudson Valley region. Its northern terminus is at the I-90 in Chatham. The speed limit on the I-90 is 65 mph and the speed limit on the Taconic is 55 mph. Many traffic stops are conducted on both highways. The majority of cases adjudicated in the Chatham Town Court are traffic violations, specifically speeding tickets.
Traffic cases from the village go to the Chatham Town Court or Ghent Town Court, depending on the exact location of the alleged violation. The village used to have its own court, but it disbanded in 2021. For any traffic related charges scheduled in the Chatham Town Court you may want to contact the Benjamin Goldman Law Office.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office is a New York State traffic ticket defense firm. We focus almost entirely on traffic law. Our firm has been helping motorists in Columbia County since 2011. Our goal is to get our clients’ violation dismissed or modified to violation that does not have points. We aggressively pursue all legal avenues to achieve our goal. Our team welcomes new cases in Chatham for any traffic-related charges. You can contact us at your convenience.
Points Reduced or Money Back Guarantee*
Our firm offers a Point Reduction or Money Back Guarantee*. This means we will issue a full refund of your legal fee if we are unable to reduce the points added to your license as a result of the ticket.
*Traffic tickets only. Does not apply to misdemeanors and felonies.