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Woman faces multiple offenses after DWI arrest

Drunk driving is considered a very dangerous behavior that law enforcement is constantly trying to stop in the Hudson Valley and throughout New York State. People who are confronted with drunk driving charges must be aware that even though there is a social stigma related to DWI, they still have rights to a strong defense even if they have a high blood-alcohol content level or are charged with felony drunk driving. There are numerous ways to deal with multiple offenses related to DWI and it is important to have legal help.

Penalties for no insurance, failing to pay a ticket

To have a driver's license in New York State, there are requirements that the person must adhere to. Some are clearly known such as obeying the traffic laws, not drinking and driving and similarly obvious laws that must be followed. Others can lead to penalties that the driver might not be aware of. Being stopped and cited for a traffic violation and the aftermath of such an occurrence might not seem to be that important, but losing one's driving privileges can be an inconvenience and cause problems personally and financially. It can even lead to jail. Lodging a defense again an allegation or a misdemeanor charge for a traffic violation is imperative.

Taxi driver arrested for DWI and other charges

For people who are faced with drunk driving charges in the Hudson Valley, the defense is one of the most important factors in resolving the case in a positive way. There are a litany of issues that accompany being arrested for driving under the influence and all must be factored in. In some cases, the driver uses his or her vehicle for work and a DWI with its penalties can cause extended problems in a person's life that go beyond jail time, fines and more. Because of that, contacting an attorney as soon as the arrest is made is imperative.

What is Leandra's Law when charged with DWI?

When a person faces drunk driving charges in the Upstate New York, there are certain laws that they might not be aware of, but carry various penalties if there is a conviction. One is known as "Leandra's Law." This law was named as such after a child named Leandra died in a car crash with the mother of a friend while the mother was intoxicated.

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