Fort Covington, New York
Fort Covington is a town in Franklin County, New York. The town was originally known as “French Mills.” It was renamed in honor of Brigadier General Leonard Covington. He was killed in action in the War of 1812 in the proximity of the town. Fort Covington is one of the northernmost towns in New York State. It is located at the Canadian border in the center of New York. The city of Plattsburgh is approximately seventy miles east. The city of Ogdensburg is approximately sixty miles southwest. The Canadian Capital of Ottawa is eighty miles north. The closest city to Fort Covington is the small city of Cornwall in Ontario, just across the border. Fort Covington has three hamlets: Cooks Corner, Fort Covington Center, and Fort Covington. The Hamlet of Fort Covington was originally a village within the town but was changed into a hamlet in 1976. , the town had approximately 1,500 residents.
Traffic Tickets in Fort Covington
The busiest road in Fort Covington is New York State Route 37 (NYS-37). This road runs east-west near the northern part of town and connects to other roads such as Salmon Street, Frye Road, Drum Street Road, Water Street, and Burns Holden Road. These roads branch out from State Route 37 and cover most of the town. Most of the roads are clustered into the northern portion of the town, with the southern portion only having two main roads. They are Bombay Westville Road running east-west, and Cooks Corners Road running north-south. Speeding is a common violation seen in Fort Covington as motorists get pulled over and ticketed on State Route 37.
Traffic violations within Fort Covington are adjudicated by the Fort Covington Town Court. The court is located at 2510 Chateaugay Street in the Hamlet of Fort Covington. Besides traffic infractions, the court also handles felony arraignments, misdemeanors, code violations, and civil cases up to $3,000. If you receive a traffic ticket in Fort Covington, you can reach out to the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. Consultations are free.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
The attorneys at the Benjamin Goldman Law Office have been winning traffic cases for over twelve years. We know the exact steps a motorist should take after receiving a ticket. Many motorists fail to look past the fines on a traffic ticket and don’t realize that many traffic tickets are also accompanied by points on your license. Having points on your license can have a significant impact down the road such as additional fines, increased insurance premiums, and even a suspended license. Our team works relentlessly to have the points on traffic reduced, or have the ticket dismissed entirely. If you give us a call, our lawyers will go over the case with you and make sure you are clear on all aspects of your traffic ticket. We offer a free consultation to all motorists. No need to hesitate to give us a call to discuss your traffic ticket.
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