Being arrested for a traffic violation may seem scary to some people. To others it may seem minor or humiliating. However it makes you feel, it doesn’t have to be expensive and it doesn’t have to result in a loss of your license or driving privileges or in a rise in your insurance rates.
If you have been arrested for driving with a suspended license, you may be eligible to get your driving privileges reinstated immediately…even before your next court date.
The attorneys associated with Austin Law Associates, P.C. have handled many thousands of tickets and driving related offenses. An experienced attorney can determine the best course of action for your specific case. A negotiated plea deal can save points on your license or result in lower fines. The infraction may not even affect your insurance rates.
Driving with a suspended license or privileges under Vehicle and Traffic Law section 511.1 or 511.2 is a criminal offense. It is a misdemeanor and punishable by either jail time or probation. It could also result in hefty fines. If your license was suspended for failure to pay previous traffic tickets, you may be able to plead those underlying tickets down to infractions which will not place points on your license or result in your insurance rates being raised.
An attorney from Austin Law Associates, P.C. can often appear in traffic court on your behalf so that you don’t miss time at work or school. With our intimate knowledge of the Nassau County and local village courts, we can also guide you if you wish to appear on your own.