DWI Charges

James M Wagman

Catskill DWI Lawyer Serving New York State

Given that a DWI is the most serious criminal charge that most people are ever likely to face, and the fact that the consequences of failing to fight this charge vigorously can have a negative effect for years to come, it is critical that you secure legal representation from a lawyer who has the skill and experience necessary to help you mount an effective defense.

At the law office of James M. Wagman, Attorney at Law, I have been serving the needs of people who are facing DWI charges for more than 30 years. I am attorney James Wagman, and I know the impact DWI charges can have on someone's life. These charges need to be taken seriously, and you need to begin working to defend yourself right away after being charged.

Take a Stand Now Against DWI Charges

What many people fail to consider when debating how to approach defending against DWI charges are the long-term costs. Your insurance costs are likely to be more expensive as the result of a DWI conviction. More importantly, with a DWI conviction on your record, the penalties for any future DWI convictions will be dramatically more severe. The penalties increase for every successive DWI that occurs within a certain number of years.

I offer exceptional DWI representation to those facing such specific charges as:

  • Aggravated DWI — Various factors such as high blood alcohol content (BAC) can lead to the more severe penalties of an aggravated DWI charge.
  • DWAI drugs — Drug-related DWAI charges are as serious as any other DWI charge.
  • Felony DWI — Felony charges can carry prison as part of the sentence.
  • Underage DWI — Unlike adult DWI, a BAC of .02 is a sufficient basis for an underage DWI conviction.

What Happens After Arrest for DWI?

For most people, the process that follows an arrest for DWI is a mystery. Not only do most people not know anything about it before their arrest, few learn anything more about the process immediately following their arrest. The police do not necessarily see it as their duty to educate you.

Knowing or not knowing the DWI process is not the most important thing after an arrest so long as you understand the fact that you need to secure the representation of an attorney who does know the process and who has the experience and skill to be able to help you secure the best possible resolution to your case.

My Experience Can Help You Effectively Fight Your Charges

At the law office of James M. Wagman, Attorney at Law, I have been helping drivers charged with DWI and other offenses for more than 25 years. I know the local courts and what methods and tactics work well in them. I am attorney James Wagman, and I am committed to your success. Come talk to me about your case and let me explain your options to you.

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Contact Defense Lawyer James M. Wagman in the Hudson Valley

When you are facing DWI charges, you need to take action to defend yourself and to protect your rights. Having a skilled and experienced DWI attorney on your side is your best first step toward ensuring that your driving privileges, your rights and your future are protected. I am Copake DWI defense attorney James Wagman. I will use my more than 25 years of criminal and traffic defense experience to help you fight your DWI charges. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 518-291-4803, toll free at 866-901-8742, or contact us online.

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