DWI Defense in Rockland County
If you have been caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you have a lot to consider about your legal situation. Most of these violations are criminal matters and you need an effective criminal attorney. Whether you have been arrested on your first DWI or your third, you are facing serious consequences. If you are convicted of a DWI, DWAI-Drug, DWAI-Combination, or aggravated DWI, you could have a criminal record that will affect the rest of your life. It is in your best interest to contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway. Our legal team will explore all defenses to fight your case effectively. Our Spring Valley office serves people from Nanuet, Nyack, New City, Pearl River, Haverstraw, Stony Point, Orangeburg and all of Rockland County with quality legal services regarding DWI defense. If you need our help, contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a consultation.
First Rockland County DWI
Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense in New York State. The laws are severe and the state actively seeks out drunk drivers while courts are hostile towards cases. A Rockland County DWI charge can impact the rest of your life. If you are found guilty or plead guilty to a DWI charge, you could have a criminal record. A first offense DWI is a misdemeanor.
Second Rockland County DWI
A DWI offense is a serious matter. A second DWI offense is a dire situation. New York law imposes a strict set of penalties. Courts are hostile towards repeat offenders and will less likely bend to lessen the charges. You are considered a repeat offender if you are over 21 and have been documented with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08%, are under 21 years of age and have been documented with a 0.02% BAC, or drive a commercial vehicle and have been documented with a BAC of 0.04% for a second or subsequent time within 10 years of the first conviction.
Third Rockland County DWI
If you have been charged with a third or subsequent DWI offense within ten years of other convictions, you have a lot to consider about your future. You are facing devastating charges that will seriously impact your life and livelihood. New York courts are aggressive and hostile towards repeat offenders of drunk driving. If you are convicted of a third or subsequent driving while intoxicated ticket, you will face severe penalties that can ruin your life.
Driving under the influence of drugs is a serious offense in the state of New York. Courts handle a drug DWI in a similar fashion to alcohol-related DWIs. New York is aggressive towards those who drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you are caught and charged with a Drug DWI, you are facing not only a DWI charge but also the drug charge that goes along with the illegal substance. In New York, a drug DWI is called driving while impaired by drugs (DWAI-Drug).
High BAC DWI
Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense in the state of New York. In Rockland County, law enforcement is proactive and aggressive to get drunk drivers off the road. If you are caught driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.18% or higher, you may be charged with an aggravated driving while intoxicated (A- DWI). This is a very serious offense. New York does not take drinking and driving lightly and courts are hostile towards people caught drunk driving with such a high BAC.
The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway is an effective, experienced DWI defense team in New City. Our firm serves the communities of Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Piermont, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, West Haverstraw, Clarkstown, Ramapo, Stony Point, Haverstraw, Orangeburg, and all of Rockland County. If you need quality legal services from a persistent and skilled lawyer, contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a consultation.