What is Leandra’s Law?

  • Leandra’s Law is a new law that was recently passed by New York State that elevates a first time misdemeanor DWI offense to a felony if you were drunk driving with a minor in the car.
  • Specifically, a person under the age of 14.
  • You can face a state prison sentence, a five-year term of probation, as well as loss of license for at least a year from the court and possibly more from the DMV.