Thanksgiving Eve holds a tradition for many to spend the night bar-hoping and catching up with hometown friends. Unfortunately, this holiday also marks a heightened risk for drunk driving incidents. If you are facing DWI charges this Thanksgiving Eve, it is important to learn the potential penalties you may face. To learn more about DWI charges in New York, continue reading and reach out to our experienced New York DWI defense attorney.
When a driver is charged with a first-offense DWI in New York, they will face the following consequences:
When a driver who is under the age of 21 is charged with a DWI, they will face the following consequences:
Drivers who are charged with a second offense DWI, and are 21 or older, may face the following consequences in New York:
Drivers who are underage and are charged with a second-offense DWI will face the following consequences in New York:
New York does not take third or subsequent DWI charges lightly. Drivers who are charged with a DWI for the third time within 10 years will face the following severe consequences:
If you are facing any of the above charges and penalties, it is in your best interest to retain the services of a dedicated criminal defense attorney who has specific experience handling charges such as yours. Give our firm a call today to learn more about how our New York DWI defense attorney can assist you. Our legal team is prepared to fight for your rights in court.
Kevin T. Conway has over 30 years of experience as a Spring Valley criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need a Rockland County criminal lawyer, contact our Spring Valley office for a free consultation.