New York City Criminal Defense Attorney - Suspended License Defense Cases

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If you or a loved one has been arrested or issued an appearance ticket for driving with a suspended license (VTL 511 - unlicensed operation), then contact the Law Office of Lance Fletcher as soon as possible. Without proper legal representation, you may face a permanent criminal record, probation, excessive fines, and/or additional license suspension.

Typically, a person is guilty of this type of offense when he or she operates a motor vehicle upon a public highway while knowing or having reason to know that his/her license or privilege of operating such motor vehicle in this state is suspended, or revoked.

Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree is a misdemeanor. When a person is convicted of this offense, the sentence of the court must be:

  • (i) a fine
  • (ii) a term of imprisonment of up to 30 days
  • (iii) both such fine and imprisonment
  • A permanent criminal record
  • Possible other consequences

Our Office handles cases involving:

  • VTL 511 (1)(a)
  • VTL 511 (2)(a)(4)
  • VTL 511-a
  • Any other similar offense

If you did not know your drivers’ license was suspended, this may constitute an important defense. Lance Fletcher will see that your rights are protected and ensure that you cases is properly handled. New York City Criminal Defense Lawyer Lance Fletcher, a former prosecutor, will carefully evaluate your case and determine the best legal strategy. This evaluation may reveal that you were improperly pulled over by the police or deficiencies in the prosecutor's case.

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