Being pulled over by a police officer is often an anxiety inducing event for many New York drivers. While it might be clear to some drivers why the traffic stop is occurring, in other situations it might not be so clear. When a driver is accused of driving while intoxicated, this does not mean just facing a traffic violation. Depending on the situation, a driver could endure harsh penalties, and because of that it is important that drivers take the necessary steps to understand the charges and what defense options are available.
Although a DWI stems from a traffic violation, those facing a drunk driving offense should not treat it like an ordinary traffic violation. A our law firm we understand the importance of fighting a DWI following an arrest. We take these charges seriously and have helped clients fully understand the details of their charges and the possible consequences.
Depending on the type of DWI a driver is accused of, a variety of penalties could be involved in the case. In most cases, convictions will likely result in significant fines and the suspension of a driver’s license. In more severe cases, drivers could face incarceration.
At our law firm we have represented clients who were facing difficult charges, such as aggravated DWI, DWAI drugs, felony DWI and underage DWI. With over 30 years of experience, our law firm has helped past clients successfully secure the best possible resolution for their case.
A drunk driving offense could impact the life of a driver for many years, so it is important to consider the defense options that could help the driver reduce or dismiss the charges. To learn more, please visit our law firm’s drunk driving overview. This could provide general information regarding defense options and strategies.