Penalties For DWI In New York
DWI is one of the most common criminal charges. However, the people being
charged with this crime are not what most would consider criminals. They
are normal people with good jobs and families. They do not typically have
If you have been charged with
DWI, you want to make certain that you are treated like a normal person, not
a criminal. That is why you need an experienced attorney on your side.
At The Law Office of Kelley M. Enderley, PC, we strive to help you avoid
the penalties for DWI in New York.
What Are The Penalties For Drunk Driving?
The biggest concern for most people charged with drunk driving is driver's
license suspension. While it is true that driving is a privilege, it is
also a necessity for most people in Poughkeepsie and the surrounding area.
You need to drive to get around. We will do everything we can to prevent
or minimize the duration of driver's license suspension.
Underage drivers may face even greater driver's license penalties than
adults. A complex process is required for these drivers to regain their
In some cases, the penalties may be much more serious, particularly if
you are charged with felony DWI under Leandra's Law because you had
a child in your car, or because of some other escalating factor. Incarceration
is a possibility in some drunk driving cases. Our goal is to keep you
away from jail or prison, and to keep you on the road if possible.
Ignition Interlock Device
One issue to be aware of is the ignition interlock device, which may need
to be installed on all of your cars if your driving privileges are not
taken away, or if they are restored. This comes at a cost to you. You
will pay for rental, installation and maintenance. A lawyer will help
you understand your options and obligations.
Free Consultation: Hudson Valley Attorney Fighting DWI Penalties
We offer a free phone consultation at 888-396-8007 or you can
email us to learn more about how we can help.