Lewisboro Criminal Defense Lawyers
Q. What should I do if I am charged with driving with a suspended license “AUO” or DWI in Lewisboro Town Court in Westchester County?
You should enter a plea of not guilty, invoke your right to remain silent, and retain our suspended license lawyers by calling 914-723-7900.
“Driving with a suspended license and DWI are a criminal charges in which you can be sentenced to jail. A conviction can follow you for the rest of your life and hinder you from getting the job of your choice.”
Court Description: The Lewisboro Town Court is located in the heart of downtown. It has jurisdiction over misdemeanor matters (such as Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Criminal Sale of a Control Substance in the 7th Degree) and lower level civil matters including landlord tenant cases.
Q. Why do I need a lawyer?
Having the right lawyer can make all the difference in whether or not you are convicted of a crime. A suspended license case is rather simple for the prosecution to prove. You need a lawyer with the skills to help you reach an amicable resolution.
About Our Firm: Joseph P. Villanueva, Attorneys At Law has represented hundreds of criminal defendants and ticket matters in Westchester County. The firm has succeeded where other firms have failed. If you need an attorney, call them at 914-723-7900.
DWI Defense: If you are charged with a DWI, you can be facing either criminal or felony charges. If you are convicted, you can be sentenced to a length jail term, probation, and pay significant fines. An adult conviction will result in a permanent criminal record which cannot be sealed. Our attorneys have handled DWI cases from their inception through trial. We excel at defending clients in refusal cases as well as cases involving a breath test. Call us to learn how we can defend you. Send Us an Email
Suspended License Defense: Being charged with a driving with a suspended license can be a life changing event. Most cases are misdemeanor and some cases can even be felonies. If you are found guilty of driving with a suspended license, you will have a permanent criminal record which can impede your ability to find a job, enter into school, or obtain a professional license. Call us at 914-723-7900 to learn how we can help you. Send Us an Email
Q. What is your goal?
Our goal is to either dismiss your charges or have them reduced to a non-criminal charge. It is important to have a law firm that can walk you through the process and counsel you through this difficult time.
Q. Is a suspended license really a crime?
Driving with a suspended license in NY is a crime. Depending on how the District Attorney’s Office drafts the charges, you can be charged with either a misdemeanor of felony. At the end of the case, you can be sentenced to jail or probation.
Q. What are some proactive things I can do to resolve my suspended license?
You should go to DMV, obtain a copy of your driving record and start clearing up any suspensions that you have.
Q. I didn’t know my license was suspended? How can they convict me?
If you failed to notify the DMV of an address change, and your suspension notice went to the wrong address, you’re failure to notify the DMV will not be a valid defense to the charge.
Q. I’m not working and cannot afford to clear up my suspensions. What should I do?
You need to come into compliance with the law. Ergo, the faster you clear up your suspension, the faster you can resolve your matter. Your failure to clear up your suspensions will adversely affect the resolution of your case.
Call our criminal defense lawyers today and ask for a confidential consultation at 914-723-7900.