At Raiser & Kenniff, PC, we are well-versed with DWI laws in New York City and Long Island. We understand that the charges you are facing are serious, which is why we build a solid defense to help you fight the charges brought against you. We understand that the system isn’t perfect. At our firm, we don’t just work for the system, we make it work in your best interest.
We present you with multiple options to resolve your specific case. When you come to us for help, we won’t force you into picking one route or another. We believe in giving our clients a list of different strategies that are best suited to their specific situation.
Our New York attorneys can provide you with an understanding of the various DWI laws in the state. Our goal is to make sure you understand your rights under the DWI laws and as a defendant in the case. Since the law can be quite confusing, our team of lawyers is ready to work with you throughout the duration of the case to make sure you have a solid understanding of everything that is going on with your case throughout the process.
Listed below are some of the important laws related to a DWI or DUI in New York that you need to understand and be aware of:
- Chemical Test – For those who are arrested for a DUI or DWI within New York City, the police officer might ask you to take a chemical test for them to determine what your blood alcohol content is. If you refuse to take this test, your license will be suspended at your court arraignment for at least one year. A second-time offender refusing to take the test will end up with their license being suspended for at least 18 months.
- Zero Tolerance Law – An individual who is under 21 years of age that is arrested for drunk driving will need to get DWI lawyers working on their side as quickly as possible. Under this law, it is illegal for a minor to consume alcohol before reaching the designated age. For those who have a blood alcohol content between .02 and .07 percent, your license could end up suspended for up to six months.
- Ignition Interlock Program – Anyone who is convicted or a felony or misdemeanor DWI charge is required to have an ignition interlock device put into their vehicle.
The penalties for operating a vehicle while intoxicated in NY are serious. Based upon your individual situation, you could be charged with a felony. At Raiser & Kenniff, PC, we will be there to help you fight back.
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