Hal Turkiewicz & Associates is a boutique style law firm specializing in criminal litigation and offering expertise in a variety of areas of civil practice such as Traffic & Trucking Violations, Personal Injury and Hearings at various governmental agencies.
In New York State, traffic offenses can be a violation, a misdemeanor and under some instances a felony. Most drivers don't know that by simply pleading guilty to a traffic ticket you could end up with a criminal record. No one should plead guilty to a ticket without consulting an attorney knowledgeable in Vehicle & Traffic Law. Let our experience with police and court procedures help to protect your license, livelihood and best interests.
Traffic infractions may not sound as serious as other types of crimes but they can affect your driving privileges, ability to earn a living, car insurance rates and your capacity to travel freely and confidently throughout New York State.
The Law Office of Hal Turkiewicz & Associates has been successfully defending drivers for more than twenty years. Our office specializes in defending clients charged with traffic and criminal matters throughout New York State (including those heard in the New York State Traffic Violation Bureau / Department of Motor Vehicle ‘TVB’ Court system and most local criminal, village & town courts). Our area of expertise includes but is not limited to the following counties: Queens, Nassau, New York, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, Suffolk and Westchester.
Our firm aggressively pursues the dismissal or reduction of DMV Points, charges and fines. Although a traffic ticket can seem like a trouble-free matter, simply paying a ticket can allow the Department of Motor Vehicles to assess; significant fines, points on your license, imposition of drivers license assessment fees (potentially causing substantial increases to your insurance rates) and could even cause your license to be suspended or revoked.
For most traffic tickets an attorney from our firm can appear in court on your behalf. In fact, many courts will allow us to resolve your case without you coming to court, providing you the benefits of saving you time, money and in many cases points on your license. Our attorneys can often amend speeding tickets down to other non-moving violations such as a parking ticket or other no-point violation, helping to keep your insurance rates low and prevent your license from being suspended.
Our office has successfully defended a large variety of Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) related offenses ranging from simple violations and misdemeanors to felonies. Our office has vast experience in handling VTL matters such as:
TRANSPORTATION LAW AND TRUCKING VIOLATIONS
*New York State Law requires corporations to be represented by an attorney in all Criminal Court proceedings.
The Law Office of Hal Turkiewicz & Associates has successfully defended trucking corporations and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders in all New York Counties. If you own a commercial trucking firm or drive for a living or simply possess a CDL, you know how important it is to comply with federal and state regulations. Our office is especially sensitive to the requirements of CDL privileges. We have successfully protected hundreds of CDL drivers by helping these professionals maintain clean driving records and preserve their commercial driving privileges. We understand that your commercial driver's license is your livelihood, let us help you defend your ability to earn a living.
A citation for trucking violations can sideline your business and be accompanied by significant fines and lengthy suspensions, to both driving privileges and vehicle registrations. The Law Office of Hal Turkiewicz & Associates applies our vast experience to help independent truckers, construction contractors who operate their own vehicles and local transfer and cartage companies.
We represent trucking companies and individual CDL drivers facing serious charges such as:
For those involved a Criminal Law case can often be a difficult and stressful experience. Clients choose the Law Office of Hal Turkiewicz & Associates because we are known for aggressively representing the interests of clients while providing close personal attention; as our law office is devoted to handling each and every case with compassion and respect and are dedicated to obtaining the best possible case results in as quick a time period as practical.
Our office has successfully defended a large variety of offenses ranging from simple violations and misdemeanors to felonies. Our office has vast experience in handling matters such as:
If you are the victim of a personal injury and believe your injury was caused by the carelessness or intentional act of another, you may want to contact an attorney to discuss this. Most personal injury cases are covered by a statute of limitations, which means that you only have a certain period of time in which you can file a lawsuit.
If you've been injured, don't hesitate to contact us to discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer who will fully investigate your accident circumstances and pursue the compensation you deserve.