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Aggravated DWI

Aggravated DWI in New YorkLet Our White Plains DWI Attorney Protect Your Rights & Reputation

Created in 2007, aggravated DWI is a new category of DWI in New York that’s associated with harsher penalties and new plea-bargaining restrictions. While it’s considered a misdemeanor, an aggravated DWI conviction is a more severe offense compared to a typical DWI, with a possibility of becoming a felony if you are convicted of a second aggravated DWI within 10 years.

If you have been arrested for an aggravated DWI, our White Plains DWI attorney possesses an extensive knowledge of state laws and court proceedings to help you navigate through the possible complexities of your case. We are devoted to fighting for our clients, from beginning to end.

Aggravated DWI Penalties

A normal DWI charge is filed when an individual has been driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of over .08. However, if a person has been driving with a BAC of 0.18 or higher, then they will face an aggravated DWI charge.

If you have been convicted of an aggravated DWI, you will face the following penalties:

  • Maximum jail sentence of one year
  • A fine between $1,000 and $2,500
  • License revocation for at least one year
  • Three years of probation
  • $250 per year assessment through the DMV for three years
  • A $395 surcharge in court

If you have been convicted of a second aggravated DWI within 10 years, you will face the following penalties:

  • Maximum jail sentence of four years
  • A fine between $1,000 and $5,000
  • License revocation for at least 18 months
  • Three years of probation
  • $250 per year assessment through the DMV for three years
  • A $395 surcharge in court
Have a Former Prosecutor on Your Side

At Tilem & Associates, PC, we have been successfully helping our clients obtain the results they desire for over 25 years. As a former senior prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney’s Office, Attorney Tilem has an in-depth understanding of New York’s legal system and how the prosecution will approach your case. Do not hesitate to seek legal assistance from our White Plains DWI lawyer today.

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