New York state and the federal government issue licenses that they can suspend or revoke. While the drivers license is the most common license suspended or revoked, there are a vast number of other licenses issued by the state and federal government that the state or the federal government can suspend or revoked (i.e., liquor, construction, home improvement, manufacturing, real estate, firearms, tobacco, gambling).
In most cases, you have the right to a hearing before suspension or revocation. Generally, the hearing will be conducted before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who will hear testimony and take evidence from all parties and respective witnesses. The purpose of the hearing is to give you, or the business owner of the licensed vehicle, an opportunity to appear before a fair and impartial ALJ and present a defense to the charge(s).
Failure to act fast may negatively impact the defense of your matter. Depending upon the nature of the allegations, an adjournment of the hearing date may be needed. Such requests must be submitted in a timely manner and supported by reasons that justify a new hearing date.
Time is of the essence. If you have received notice that your license is going to suspend or revoked, it is important that you contact us immediately.