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There are many criminal charges that can be levied against an individual in Mamaroneck Town Court. Some of the most common charges prosecuted in this court are DWI, driving with a suspended license, assault, and criminal possession of marijuana.
A conviction to any criminal charge can result in a jail sentence, large fines, and a permanent criminal record for the offender.
Hiring a local lawyer to fight any of these charges can make all the difference in your case. Our lawyers have appeared in Mamaroneck Town Court for years and have fought hundreds of criminal charges throughout the County. Trust your precious matter to the law firm with the experience to fight for you. Call us today to schedule your confidential consultation at 914-723-7900.
Driving While Intoxicated can be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor. In general, felonies can result in a harsh jail sentence in excess of more than one year. Most DWI practitioners will refer to this as “upstate time.” A misdemeanor charge has a maximum sentence of one year in jail.
A driving can be charged with DWI for having a blood alcohol content level or .08 or higher. Among many adverse consequences, a conviction to DWI can result in a driver losing their privilege to drive and being dropped by their insurance company. Many prosecutors are seeking a 3 year probation sentence and interlock device for offenders.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE
Driving with a suspended license can result in many adverse consequences. Some of these consequences can include the driver being arrested, having their car impounded, and a sentenced to a term of probation.
A driver can have their privilege to drive suspended for a multitude of reasons. The most common reason for a suspended license charge occurs when a driver fails to Answer a ticket. This occurs when a driver fails to respond to send back their ticket to the court with either a plea of guilt or not guilty. The process of reinstating a driver’s privilege to drive can be confusing and cumbersome.
ASSAULT IN THE 3RD DEGREE
Assault in the 3rd Degree under PL 120.00 is a class A misdemeanor. It is punishable with up to one year in jail.
UPM IN MAMARONECK
While the charge of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana is not a crime, it is a charge that is prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office. A conviction to this charge result a jail sentence and the denial of student loans as well as future employment.
About the Court: Mamaroneck Town Court is a local court of jurisdiction with the power to adjudicate criminal, civil, and traffic tickets. Civil cases are limited to $3,000.00 in controversy and criminal matters are usually misdemeanors. It is located along the Sound Shore of Westchester County and is part of the 9th Judicial District of the State of New York. The court has two presiding justices who alternate in presiding over the court calendar. Most of the court sessions are held at night but the court has the power to hold extra court sessions as it deems necessary.
If you are charged with a crime in Mamaroneck Town Court, call our criminal defense lawyers today to schedule your confidential consultation.
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