Unlicensed Security Guard
If you are the employer of security guards or you yourself are a security guard, and you or your employees are caught without a valid security guard registration card you could be facing criminal charges. It is important to be proactive and hire a New York unlicensed security guard attorney immediately.
Will I have a record?
If you are found to be in violation of § 89-G of the Security Guard Act of the General Business Statutes by either employing an unlicensed security guard or by acting as an unlicensed security guard you will be charged with a misdemeanor and depending on your record could be facing jail time and a hefty fine. If convicted of a misdemeanor this offense will go on your criminal record and could effect your future employment, immigration status, even your ability to obtain student loans.
Effect on future licenses?
Depending on the outcome of your unlicensed security guard case, this charge could effect your ability to obtain or maintain existing licenses such as: gun permits, liquor licenses, or any other professional license. Additionally, this could negatively affect your ability to obtain a valid security guard registration card in the future.
Why hire a bar/ nightclub attorney?
It is critical to obtain qualified counsel as soon as possible after receiving a summons for an unlicensed security guard. Our experienced New York unlicensed security guard attorneys will help you understand your legal rights and options, can help negotiate with the judge to get the best outcome possible for your case, and can ultimately help protect your future. Our bar and nightclub attorneys are experienced in all matters related to bars and nightclubs and can use their expertise to assist you.
What if I have been denied a security guard license?
Our office also handles appeals for individuals that have been denied a valid security guard license. Having an attorney fight for you in such instances can make a significant difference, don’t give up if you have been denied.