A Conviction For A Traffic Ticket in Traffic Court Can Result In

A Criminal Conviction

Loss Of Driver's License

Suspension Of Registration

Mandatory Fines And Surcharges

Increase Insurance Premiums

Being Dropped By Your Insurance Company


Our firm has handled thousands of traffic tickets in all regional traffic and criminal courts in Nassau County, Suffolk County, Brooklyn, Queens, NYC Metro and have helped thousands protect their driver's licenses and driving privileges. When you come in for your free consultation we will obtain your DMV printout and from there advise you as to your best course of action for defense in traffic court over your ticket or violation. From the first time we appear in traffic court we fight to protect your driver's license. From the initial conference with the Prosecutors to the final disposition of your traffic court case we aggressively fight your case doing legally whatever it takes to protect your driver's license and driving privileges. Moreover, on most instances we can resolve your traffic tickets without you ever being present in traffic court. My staff of experienced traffic court attorneys is professional and your phone calls will be returned promptly.


We handle any and all types of Traffic Court Cases in Nassau and Suffolk counties.


    Limitations of the Program

    1. Point reduction can not reduce your points to below zero
    2. Only applies to points that occurred with 18 months immediately proceeding course completion.
    3. Can not be used as a credit for future violations or points.
    4. If license has been suspended or revoked already, or if violation hearing has already been scheduled will not affect this action.
    5. Will not cancel mandatory revocations or suspensions stemming for DWI or DWAI OR 3 speeding tickets within 18 months.
    6. Only can benefit from program every 18 months.


    Does completion of the program erase, remove or delete any violation, conviction, or notice of original number of points on my driving record?

    No, point reduction will only affect points that have occurred during the 18 months prior to completion of the course. Any traffic violations, traffic convictions, and points will continue to show up on your driver's license. However, the DMV will not count up to four points against your driving record toward revocation or suspension of driver's license.


    Driving With A Suspended/Revoked License Or Driving Privileges

    Driving with a Suspended License in New York, also known as Aggravated Unlicensed Operation (AUO) is a crime which can either be a misdemeanor (511.1 or 511.2) or a Felony (511.3).

    AUO - 3rd Degree - Unclassified misdemeanor punishable up to 30 days in jail, a mandatory fine from $200 to $500.This offense is committed when a person is operating with any suspension other than alcohol related.

    AUO - 2nd Degree - Unclassified misdemeanor punishable up to 180 days in jail, a mandatory fine from $500 to $1000 Jail time is minimum mandatory 7 days unless given 3 years probation. This offense can be committed 3 ways and occurs when a driver:

    1. Operates with an alcohol related suspension or revocation
    2. Operates with 3 or more active suspensions or revocations that have occurred on 3 or more separate dates
    3. Commits AUO in 3rd Degree and have been convicted within the previous 18 months

    AUO - 1st Degree - Is a Felony and is punishable up to 4 years in prison and a mandatory fine of $1,000 to $5,000. This offense is committed when a driver:

    1. Operates a motor vehicle and has 10 or more suspensions or revocations imposed on 10 different dates
    2. Commits the offense of AUO - 2nd Degree while intoxicated or impaired by alcohol or drugs

    Robert Brunetti

    • Practice Concentration in DWI Defense and criminal law.
    • Considered by many to be one of the foremost authorities on DWI cases.
    • Extensive DWI trial experience well over 100 DWI Trials 
    • 100's of Pre-trial hearings for DWI cases and DMV Refusal hearings.
    • Lectured on Trial Strategies for Defending DWI cases before Nassau, Suffolk and New York State Bar Associations. 
    • Graduate and Member of the National DUI College held at Harvard
    • Represented Thousands of Clients.
    • Has represented thousands of clients charged with DWI.
    • Owns the Intoxilyzer 5000.
    • Member of the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association.
    • Member of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
    • Member of New York State Trial Attorney Association.
    • Appeared numerous times in TV and Newspapers as commentator in the area  of DWI and Criminal Law.
    • Over 20 Year Career in Criminal Defense.

    Lisa Ascione Brunetti

    • Practicing over 20 years in Criminal Law
    • Concentration in DWI Defense
    • Represented Thousands of Clients
    • Conducted Refusal Hearings and Appeals
    • Admitted to practice in New York State Courts
    • Admitted to practice in the Federal Southern District of New York Court
    • Admitted to practice in the Federal Eastern District of New York Court
    • Admitted to practice in Florida State Courts
    • Owns the Intoxilyzer 5000 and Intoxilyzer 5000EN
    • Owns the Drager 9510
    • Member of the Nassau County Bar Association
    • Member of the Suffolk County Bar Association



    • 26 year Career in Nassau District Attorney’s Office
    • Former Deputy Bureau Chief - Felony Screening Part - Handled thousands of  Felony Cases 
    • Former Member of District Court and County Court Trial Bureaus.
    • Former Member of Nassau County District Attorney’s Appeals Bureau

    Contact Brunetti Law

    A Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer or Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Be Reached 24 Hours A Day - 7 Days A Week In Case of an Emergency if Arrested or Charged with a Criminal Offense.

    GIVE US A CALL AT 516-794-3500

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