Driving while intoxicated is a crime. No matter the circumstances of your DWI arrest, a conviction is associated with harsh penalties. Furthermore, a criminal record can cause significant harm to your reputation.
At Tilem & Associates, we have been proudly representing the rights of our clients for more than 25 years. We can thoroughly review your case and determine all of your available legal options in order to get your charges reduced or your case dismissed altogether. Do not hesitate to get our experienced and skilled legal team on your side immediately.Misdemeanor DWI Penalties
In New York, the consequences for an alcohol or drug-related violation include fines, loss of driving privileges, and even jail time. You will be charged with driving while intoxicated if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08% or higher.
A first-time DWI conviction is punishable by the following:
- Maximum jail sentence of one year
- Fines between $500 and $1,000
- License suspension for up to six months
Multiple DWI convictions within the span of 10 years are considered felonies in New York. Whether it is your first-time DWI, second, or third, it is imperative to obtain experienced legal representation from a qualified criminal defense attorney.Ready to Start Your Case Today
Our White Plains DWI lawyers can investigate your arrest and collect critical evidence necessary to develop an effective and personalized defense strategy exclusively for you. Let us protect your rights, reputation, and freedom immediately.
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