Driving With a Suspended Drivers License In New Paltz
The name of the charge in New York is aggravated unlicensed operation (AUO), but the crime is driving with a suspended driver’s license. As a misdemeanor, AUO is a more serious crime and carries greater penalties than a normal traffic violation. If you are facing charges of driving with a suspended driver’s license, you need a lawyer who is tough and experienced.
I have more than 25 years of experience as a New Paltz driving with a suspended driver’s license attorney. At the New Paltz, New York, law firm of Lawrence R. Trank, PLLC, I can help defend you against these charges to minimize your charges or have them dismissed.
Driving With a Suspended License Is More Serious Than a Simple Moving Violation
Aggravated unlicensed operation is a misdemeanor, which means it is more serious than a simple traffic violation. The law takes unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle very seriously, with penalties ranging from additional fines to a possible jail sentence if you are convicted.
Causes for Driver’s License Suspensions
There are many reasons why your driver’s license might be suspended, including:
- Past due traffic violation tickets
- Lapse in insurance coverage
- DWI or felony DWI
- Excessive points accumulated in the driver’s license point system
Regardless of the reason for the license suspension, if you are charged with driving with a suspended license, I have the experience to defend you.
Exceptional Client-Centered Service
I pride myself on the personal contact and tailored legal representation I provide for my clients. When you work with me, I never hand you off to paralegals, assistants or associates. While I do utilize a paralegal behind the scenes, I will be the one returning your calls and representing you in court, so you can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
Contact New York Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Lawyer ∙ Find out How I Can Help You
I offer a free initial consultation, so you can meet me with no cost or obligation to see how I can help you. A lot of times, people facing charges like this think that there is nothing a lawyer can do to help them, but that is not true. With more than 25 years of experience, there is a lot I can do to help get the charges reduced or dismissed, or at least minimize the sentence.
Either send me an e-mail or call my office to schedule your free initial consultation.