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Category: DWI

5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney If You’re Charged with DWI on Labor Day

Because of all the associated festivities, holiday weekends virtually always see an increase in drunk driving-related wrecks. Unfortunately, Labor Day is no exception. This year, the National Safety Council estimates nearly 400 traffic fatalities will occur over Labor Day Weekend, and they expect almost 40 percent of them will be attributed to impaired motorists. As […]

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What You Should Know About Sobriety Checkpoints in New York

In most cases, law enforcement personnel cannot stop motorists to check for impairment unless they have reason to believe that the suspects are, indeed, intoxicated. That means motorists who aren’t exhibiting any signs of drunk driving shouldn’t have to worry about facing DWI charges—unless, of course, they live in a state that allows sobriety checkpoints. […]

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How Might a DWI Defense Attorney Challenge Field Sobriety Test Results?

If you’re facing DWI charges, it’s natural to fret about the outcome of your case—and the repercussions it could have on various aspects of your life. Fortunately, a conviction isn’t necessarily imminent. With the right defense strategy, it may be possible to secure lesser charges with reduced penalties—or to get the case dropped altogether. DWI […]

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DWI and the Fourth of July

As we celebrate our Independence, we attend parties and picnics which have plenty of food and, of course, plenty of alcohol. Historically the 4th of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year for DWI crashes. Law enforcement is well aware of this statistic and increases their patrols and intensifies their scrutiny for […]

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Is Drinking & Driving a Felony in New York?

Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense in the state of New York. That doesn’t mean, however, that it always results in felony charges. In fact, most drunk driving-related offenses are considered traffic infections or misdemeanors, unless aggravating factors apply. Let’s take a look at the different offenses and the kinds of scenarios that could […]

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What Are the Penalties for DWI in New York?

In the state of New York, a conviction for DWI or DWAI has both direct and indirect costs, which might include fines, license reinstatement fees, lost wages, and higher car insurance premiums. When you consider that even a first-time offender could face jail time, though, the associated expenses might be the least of your worries. […]

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New York DWI charges demand an aggressive legal defense

Getting charged for driving while intoxicated (DWI) can have life-altering consequences. Many social events, from sports games to office parties, serve alcohol. It’s possible to get behind the wheel of a car feeling confident in your ability to safely drive only to be pulled over or caught up in a roadblock. Occasionally, people have false […]

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DWI consequences involve more than just fines or jail

In order to reduce the risks associated with intoxicated drivers, New York has implemented severe penalties for those charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) offenses. Repeat offenders, especially, face harsh consequences, even if no one was hurt as a result of the alleged drunk driving. The higher your blood alcohol content (BAC), the stiffer the […]

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