Misdemeanors

New York City Traffic Violation Defense Attorney

IS YOUR OFFENSE A MISDEMEANOR OR A FELONY?

Criminal charges are categorized depending upon the severity of penalties which may be associated with a conviction. A misdemeanor is an offense which may be penalized by up to one year in county jail. A felony is a more serious offense and may result in imprisonment for more than one year in state prison.

Some misdemeanor charges in New York City include, but are not limited to:

Wobblers may be classified as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the specific case. Certain felony offenses may even result in life imprisonment or the enforcement of the death penalty, some crimes are what are referred to as "wobblers," such as:

  • Domestic violence
  • Assault
  • DWI

The attorneys at Gannes & Musico, LLP provide legal representation for numerous types of misdemeanor offenses throughout Long Island, New York and New Jersey.

Impact of Misdemeanor Traffic Charges on Your Life

Being charged with a misdemeanor crime can have serious consequences that can impact your personal and professional life. It's important to understand the potential penalties and long-term effects of a misdemeanor conviction. Our team of experienced New York City misdemeanor crime lawyers can provide you with the guidance and support you need to navigate the legal process and protect your rights.

Consequences of misdemeanor charges may include:

  • Fines and court costs
  • Probation and community service
  • Loss of professional licenses
  • Difficulty finding employment
  • Negative impact on immigration status

Don't face misdemeanor charges alone. Contact Gannes & Musico, LLP today for a free evaluation of your case and learn how we can help you build a strong defense.

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Although misdemeanors are considered lesser offenses than felonies, aggressive, and immediate criminal defense representation will still be necessary if you are to have the opportunity to avoid a conviction and serious penalties. Having a misdemeanor conviction on your record can limit your employment opportunities and your ability to obtain certain loans – in addition to damaging your reputation.

Contact a New York City criminal defense lawyer online or give us a call at (877) 803-2603 from our office today for a free case evaluation.

  • Failure to Use Signal

    We represented a client at Manhattan South in New York County charged with failure to signal. Facing two points and fines, he was found not guilty, avoiding both penalties.

  • Disobey Traffic Device
  • Disobey Traffic Device
  • Disobey Traffic Device

    We represented a client at Pleasantville Village Court in Westchester County for a Disobey Traffic Device charge, facing two points and fines. The violation was reduced to a no-point parking violation.

  • Child Seatbelt Ticket

    We represented a client at Brooklyn South in Kings County who was charged with a child seatbelt violation. Facing three points and fines, our client was found not guilty, avoiding both penalties.

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  • Thank you so much for doing an outstanding job to get the ticket dismissed.

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  • NOT GUILTY . Saved 5 points of penalty on my license.

    “NOT GUILTY . Saved 5 points of penalty on my license.”

  • Final verdict of not guilty!

    “Final verdict of not guilty.”

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