New York Leandra's Law Defense Lawyer
If you have been charged with a felony DWI under Leandra's law, it
is critical that you choose an experienced lawyer with the ability to
defend you against this serious charge. At The Law Office of Kelley M.
Enderley, PC, you will find a lawyer with a reputation for taking on challenging
cases and successfully eliminating or minimizing the consequences for
the accused. We will fight to keep you out from behind bars.
What Is Leandra's Law?
The Child Passenger Protection Act, more commonly known as Leandra's
Law, was passed in late 2009. This law states that anyone charged with
drunk driving while there is a child age 15 or younger in the car will automatically
be charged with a felony DWI. There is no exception made for first offenders.
A conviction can result in a substantial period of incarceration.
With the help of a New York Leandra's Law defense attorney, the charges
can be fought. If you were pulled over for drunk driving with a child
in your car, get in touch with us today.
Other Consequences Of Leandra's Law Arrests
If you have been charged under Leandra's Law, you may face unexpected
consequences. If the child in the car was your own, law enforcement may
contact Child Protective Services (CPS) to report child neglect. In addition
to fighting the criminal charge, you may end up fighting CPS to keep your
child. Even if CPS does not get involved, your criminal case could end
up having an impact on child custody arrangements.
When you choose our law firm, you will have the added benefit of being
represented by a Poughkeepsie lawyer who is also skilled at family law
matters such as those that may arise out of a Leandra's Law case.
We can address every issue that comes up.
Free Consultation: Poughkeepsie Drunk Driving Attorney
We offer a free phone consultation at 888-396-8007 or you can
email us to learn more about how we can help.