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First-Time DWI

First-Time DWI in New York Let Our New York DWI Attorney Protect Your Rights & Freedom

Being arrested for a DWI for the first time can be a frightening and overwhelming experience. Not only are you facing potential jail time and expensive fines, but also a permanent mark on your criminal record which can ruin your reputation.

At Tilem & Associates, PC, we are dedicated to helping our clients involved in DWI offenses get their charges reduced or their cases thrown out entirely. With more than 25 years of experience in New York, our DWI lawyers possess the extensive knowledge of New York laws and court proceedings to guide you through every step of the legal process.

First-Time DWI Penalties

For individuals charged with a first-offense DWI/DUI in New York, there is no minimum jail time required. However, it is possible to be sentenced to a maximum of one year in jail. Fines for a first-time DWI offense can range from $500 to $2,500, depending on your BAC level at the scene of the crime. Your license may be suspended for a minimum of six months, and you are required to install an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) in your motor vehicle.

Retain Legal Services from Tilem & Associates, PC Today!

Having a permanent mark on your criminal record can make it difficult to obtain employment and even purchase a vehicle or a house. That is why our New York DWI lawyer can conduct an investigation into your case and collect evidence necessary to create a solid and personalized defense strategy for you. Do not hesitate to get a hold us in order to return your life back to normal.

Contact Tilem & Associates, PC and schedule your appointment with a DWI attorney in New York today.