DUI/DWI

A DUI/DWI in the State of New York is a very serious, multi-faceted charge. Not only will you be facing the consequences of a ticket, fines and the suspension of your licence by the DMV, you will also be facing criminal charges for driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

First DUI/DWI Offense

Up to 1 year in jail

$500 – $1,000 fine

6 month minimum suspension of license

Mandatory alcohol evaluation

 

Second DUI/DWI Offense

Felony charges

Between 5 days and 4 years in jail

30 days community service

$2,000 – $10,000 fine

Mandatory ignition interlock device

1 year minimum suspension of your license

Mandatory alcohol assessment

 

Third DUI Offense

Felony charges

60 days community service

10 days – 7 years in jail

$2,000 – $10,000 in fines

Mandatory ignition interlock device

1 year minimum suspension of your license

Mandatory alcohol assessment

 

If you’re facing DUI/DWI charges of any kind in the State of New York, you need the services of a qualified, seasoned New York traffic attorney. An experienced traffic attorney knows the law surrounding DUI/DWI charges and can help you to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed entirely.

 

At the Law Office Of Terri B. Kalker, we develop unique defense strategies for each of our clients based on their individual situations. We will challenge the evidence against you in your case and provide you with the strongest defense possible at every turn.

 

Don’t let a DUI/DWI mar your driving record or leave you with a permanent criminal record. Call us today for a consultation.

 

(718) 793-1900

 

Note: Recent changes to the New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law makes it mandatory for motorists who are found guilty of certain traffic violations to pay an assessment to the Department of Motor Vehicles. This is called the Driver Responsibility Program and it applies to drivers who operate any kind of motor vehicle in New York State. This applies to New York drivers, regardless of the state the driver is actually licensed in.
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