Desk Appearance Tickets DAT If your future is at risk, your attorney can make all the difference.

Desk Appearance Ticket Lawyer in Brooklyn

Helping Clients Fight for Their Freedom Following a DAT

In New York, receiving a desk appearance ticket (DAT) means you have legally been arrested. It is an order to appear in court and respond to the accusation against you. Because individuals are not handcuffed during this type of arrest, many people confuse a DAT with a mere traffic ticket and assume that the DAT does not really matter. It does.

You will still be facing the same potential consequences for a conviction—usually up to a year in jail—as you would if you were arrested in any other way. If this has happened to you, call the Brooklyn desk appearance ticket attorney at The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie for a free consultation about what comes next.

Get started by calling (718) 215-9182 or contacting us online. Se habla español.

Why Did I Receive a DAT?

In most cases, desk appearance tickets are reserved for nonviolent misdemeanor charges.

These can include:

The Importance of Retaining Your Own Lawyer Right Away

If you wait for the court to assign you a legal aid attorney or public defender, you may end up significantly decreasing your chances of a positive outcome. In most cases, you will not actually appear in court or meet the public defender until weeks after you receive the desk appearance ticket. By that time, important evidence in your favor may have disappeared. Make sure you contact a criminal defense attorney sooner, rather than later.

You need someone who can take swift action on your behalf to:

  • Obtain copies of any videos of the alleged crime scene
  • Interview any witnesses to the alleged crime
  • Carefully and thoroughly review your case and prepare a strong defense
  • Offer the one-on-one attention you deserve

Call Our Firm Today

It can be stressful to be charged with a crime. At The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie, we understand your plight, and we are committed to helping you obtain the best possible outcome for your situation. There are many instances where taking early, proactive steps will give you the opportunity to avoid worse criminal consequences.

Get started now by calling (718) 215-9182.

Reviews from Our Clients

  • I can honestly say if I had hired any another attorney I would not have had the same results.

    “I was truly pleased with the services of Mr. Lafaurie. I had to take care of a few tickets I was given and was not going to be able to make the court date because I did not reside in Brooklyn anymore. ...”

    - Satchel
  • Wilson LaFaurie is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses

    “Wilson LaFaurie is a skilled trial attorney. He is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses. I recommend him to anyone charged with a DUI or DWI offense. His reputation for being an aggressive ...”

    - Attorney Izabel Garcia
  • His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.

    “I met Wilson co-counseling on a feling criminal trial. I am impressed with his skills. His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.”

    - Attorney Lisa Pelosi
  • His reassurance helped ease my anxiety.

    “We engaged Mr. LaFaurie for a case involving our son. We were extremely pleased with the results of our case (dismissed) and the very efficient, professional manner in which he responded to all of our ...”

    - Donna
  • He met and exceeded our expectations.

    “Mr. LaFaurie is absolutely all class and extremely knowledgeable. When I chose him to represent my friend we knew he was fully capable. He met and exceeded our expectations. He listens to you, gives ...”

    - Felix
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Case Results

  • Not Guilty Driving While Intoxicated
  • Hung Jury; No Conviction Homicide/Murder Case
  • Straight Probation Robbery/Assault Case
  • No Charges Filed Perjury By Victim
  • Not Guilty Verdict On All Charges Driving While Intoxicated For The 3rd Time
  • Reduced to 1 Misdemeanor Charge Credit Card Fraud, Previously Convicted In Outside State
  • Dismissed Sexual Assault Charge
  • License Reinstated DWI Refusal Hearing
  • Full Driving Privileges Restored DWI Refusal Hearings
  • Dismissed DWI/DUI - Six Arrests
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Qualities that Define Excellence

  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Experience as a Former Prosecutor
  • Over 2,000 Cases Handled
  • 300+ Cases Won in Jury Trial
  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Se Habla Español

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