Holiday weekends, including that of the Fourth of July, unfortunately, see an increase in drunk driving accidents with an increase in parties. With that, law enforcement officers in New York crack down on these cases,s especially during this time. If you were charged with a first, second, or third-offense DWI this holiday weekend, continue reading to see how a proficient Spring Valley DWI defense attorney at The Law Offices of Kevin T. Conway can help protect you from the penalties you are up against.
New York courts will inflict nothing less than harsh penalties on you for just a first-offense DWI. Specifically, you may be facing the following penalties:
Additionally, if you are charged with a first-offense DWI while being under the legal drinking age of 21, you may receive the following penalties:
Second-offense DWI consequences are evidently harsher than that of a first offense. Below are the penalties you are up against:
And for drivers under the age of 21, the penalties are as follows:
The most serious, a third-offense DWI commonly leads to a jail sentence. Other charges are as follows:
If you are facing any of the above penalties, it is important that you retain the services of a talented Rockland County criminal defense attorney who will work to reduce or eliminate any charges against you as best as possible.
Attorney Conway is a Spring Valley criminal attorney and is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. Contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a free consultation today.