Most tickets, like speeding and passed red light, issued by police on the roadside are "traffic infractions." Traffic infractions are not criminal but convictions can causes suspensions, additional fines, and potential insurance increases. Azria & Bruffett has helped thousands of people minimize the impact of all types of traffic tickets on their life and record.
Some Traffic Tickets, like Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, are Crimes
Some tickets given at the roadside are crimes and usually charged as misdemeanors under New York Law. The most common traffic crime is called "Aggravated Unlicensed Operation." An AUO will be charged if a driver's license is suspended from a court, DMV, or otherwise.
As a crime, AUO requires the accused to appear in court from an arraignment. As a misdemeanor the maximum possible sentence is up to one year in prison, And to clear suspensions, the accused must deal with all of the courts were those suspensions are in effect.
Comprehensive and Experienced AUO Defense Attorneys
Our experienced defense attorneys have helped hundreds of clients deal with misdemeanor traffic charges in hundreds of New York Courts. And our office has experience dealing with several hundred courts around the state. Unlike some other attorneys that will direct their clients to clear up suspensions, we help you every step of the way. We find out exactly what must be done in each court, let you know the suspensions and fines that might be due in each, let you know if there are unanswered charges that must be resolved, and then we actually take care of then for you.
When you hire Azria & Bruffett, we become your contact for all issues with court suspensions. Our goal is to make your license valid and get you back on the road as conveniently and quickly as possible.
For more information about Azria & Bruffett 's traffic defense practice, please visit our dedicated traffic defense information site or call (315) 364-1155 now for free consultation about your traffic charge.