If you were arrested for DWI in New York, then the police probably administered a blood or breath test to determine your blood alcohol concentration. Even if you failed this test, there may be a defense that works in your favor. A DWI defense attorney can evaluate your situation and explain your options.
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The consequences of driving while impaired, or DWI, are severe in New York. Courts show little tolerance to those who drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and the consequences of a conviction may include a steep fine, time behind bars and a loss of driving privileges. This is where a DWI attorney may be able to help.
Most people know little about the legal system until they face charges. Defendants often underestimate the complexity of New York State Criminal Procedure Law, and they make mistakes that compromise their interests. This is why it is so important to consult a criminal lawyer as soon as possible after an arrest.
Most New York drivers understand the basics of DWI laws: If you are 21 or older, and police catch you driving with a BAC of .08 percent or higher, then you will face charges. In certain situations, though, driving while intoxicated is considered a felony offense. If you are facing these charges, then you should contact a DWI defense attorney as soon as possible.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Families are looking forward to reconnecting and, of course, tucking into that oh-so-delicious Thanksgiving Day dinner.