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DWI

Can I challenge a breathalyzer test?

Obviously, making the decision to drink and drive is never the best choice. However, just because a police officer in New York administers a Breathalyzer test that results in a DWI charge, all hope is not lost. There are steps that you can take to challenge the...

Ways to successfully fight a DWI charge

Fighting a DWI charge is an uphill battle if you go it alone. Do not go it alone. A skilled attorney can uncover many hidden facets surrounding your arrest and point out how you may be able to successfully fight the charge. You do not want a conviction on your record....

A DWI conviction includes many hidden costs

An evening out with friends, conversation and a few drinks preceded the situation in which you now find yourself: an arrest for drunk driving. To a point, you understand your predicament. A criminal conviction for DWI could mean incarceration, probation and excessive...

New York’s different DWI laws

You already knew that drinking and driving is against the law in New York state. What you might not know is that there is more than one form of drinking and driving in the state's criminal code. Depending on what you are charged with, the penalties you could face can...

Does a sobriety checkpoint violate your rights?

Drunk driving is a persistent social issue that causes millions of dollars in property damage and claims thousands of lives every year. Despite there being well-known laws that prohibit driving while under the influence of intoxicating substances, people still do it...

DWI, Leandra’s Law and the ignition interlock device

If law enforcement stops you on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, you will face stiff penalties, including the loss of your driving privileges. Leandra's Law may play a role in your life if the court convicts you of DWI. This law involves the installation of an...

How much will a DWI cost you?

A DWI conviction is a big deal, whether it is your first one or fifth. The penalties are severe and can have far-reaching effects on all areas of your life, from driving privileges to employment. One consequence not to underestimate is the impact on your finances....

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