Canadian Drivers

Out-of-state and Canadian drivers charged with a traffic violation in New York? We can help.

CANADIAN DRIVERSEven when driving out of your state or country, you could face penalties back home upon conviction. If you have been charged with a DWI/DUI or traffic violations while driving in New York, it is important to consult with an experienced local lawyer who can protect your rights and your license. At the law office of Arthur L. Pressman, we are experienced at aggressively defending out-of-state and Canadian drivers in traffic and licensing issues. Don’t plead guilty. Call (716) 517-4250 to protect your rights and your license.

Understanding reciprocity between states and provinces

There is a reciprocity agreement between most U.S. states to report individuals who are charged and convicted of traffic and driving offenses. New York also reports DWI/DUI/DWAI and traffic violations to Canadian provinces. If you are convicted of an alcohol-related traffic offense in New York, you may be penalized in both New York and your home province. If you are a commercial driver or if your offense involves your commercial driver’s license, it is particularly likely that your arrest will be reported and action taken promptly.

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What action can you take?

If you have been charged with an offense in New York State, you want to protect your CDL or driver’s license back home. You need an experienced attorney who is licensed to practice before the court in the state of New York. As a practical matter, you want an advocate who is familiar with the local law enforcement agencies, district attorneys, local prosecutors and courts. For Canadian drivers, hiring a local lawyer in most non-criminal traffic cases can also keep you from having to travel to New York. With an affidavit from you, attorney Arthur L. Pressman can appear in traffic court on your behalf.

Our firm is experienced in representing truckers, out-of-state drivers and Canadians in protecting their driving privileges when affected by tickets or violations in the state of New York. We have extensive experience representing individuals who are ticketed on  I-190, I-290 and I-90. Contact a Buffalo criminal defense lawyer with experience. We have helped protect the rights of countless Canadian drivers ticketed in Western New York. Call today for a free consultation.

If you have been ticketed in Western New York, contact a lawyer who gets results. Call (716) 517-4250 today.

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“Being arrested and faced with a charge is one of the scariest moments in a person’s life, and a good lawyer is necessary to ensure peace of mind as well as a favorable result. Thankfully Mr. Pressman was professional, diligent, responsive, and effective in his work. I am forever grateful for his services.”
– Emil Ferdman

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  • I was advised by a mutual acquaintance to contact Mr. Pressman following my DWI that I received on December 28, 2015. This was the best advice that I could have been given. He was available immediately to speak with. I was put at ease after speaking with him. It was my first DWI and I had no idea what to expect. It was an isolated case of making a very foolish decision to drive. I had so much anxiety and fear of the unknown. Throughout my whole case Mr. Pressman was very reassuring and kept a positive attitude about what my outcome was going to be. He was available several times when I had random questions and never made me feel like an inconvenience. He was right! My case ended up being reduced to a violation from a misdemeanor and now I can finally begin to have my life back to normal. It was a hard lesson to learn but with the right attorney by your side the transition will be easier.

    Anita D.
  • Highly recommended Arthur pressman. I don’t live in Buffalo New York but while visiting my family there from Florida. I got pulled over while driving on a, suspended license in Florida. They arrested me and gave me a court date to appear in court and due to me living out of state I just could not afford to go back and forth to buffalo from Florida so that’s when I hired Arthur Pressman. He made sure to handle everything for me and kept me informed with what was going on. I received no points no penalties and the case was dropped. Thank you Arthur pressman your the best. Would definitely recommend you to family and friends.

    Crystal B.
  • Arthur Pressman is who you want representing you in court. My son was pulled over and charged with 3 felonies and several misdemeanors. It was a terrible time, with my son arrested and taken to the holding center. I contacted Mr. Pressmant, and it wasn’t long before the felonies were dropped as were some of the misdemeanors. My son is now getting the help he needs. Mr. Pressman is highly respected in the court system. I am very thankful for what he was able to do. We felt like we were living a nightmare but things turned around and got better because of him. He is very professional but also a genuine nice person . I highly recommend him.