In New York, if you are pulled over while your license is suspended, you may be charged with a violation. More likely however, you will be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony (Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle). A conviction could result in a fine, jail time, a criminal record, and a further loss of driving privileges.
Driving with a suspended license is more than just a traffic ticket – it is at least a misdemeanor crime. It is urgent that any driver facing a charge of driving with a suspended license hire a qualified NY traffic ticket attorney to reduce the charges, minimize the fines, and avoid both a criminal record and/or jail time. A conviction of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle can have a serious long-term impact on someone’s ability to drive, obtain insurance, get a job, etc.