Get Information on NY DWI Laws from a Team of Dedicated Lawyers
Representing clients arrested for DWI/DUI throughout New York City
We at Raiser & Kenniff, PC, PC are well acquainted with DWI law in NYC. We know the charges against you are serious — and we know how to build a defense to help you beat those charges. We understand that the system is flawed. So at our firm, we don't just work within the system we make it work for you.
And we also present you with more than one option for resolving your case. When you seek our help, we don't force you into choosing a certain route. We believe in giving our clients a list of viable defense strategies suited to their situation.
NYC attorneys can help you understand DWI laws
We want you to understand DWI laws in NYC and your rights as a defendant. Since the law can be confusing at times, our team of dedicated lawyers is prepared to work with you every step of the way so you understand exactly what is going on with your case at all times.
Below are some important DWI/DUI related laws in NY that you should be aware of:
- Chemical test: If you are arrested for a DWI/DUI in the city, police may ask that you take a chemical test to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC). If you refuse to take the test, your license is suspended at arraignment in court for a minimum of one year. Second-time offenders who refuse to take the test have their license suspended for 18 months.
- Zero Tolerance law: Individuals under the age of 21 who are arrested for drunk driving should contact DWI defense lawyers in New York City as soon as possible. Under the Zero Tolerance law, it is illegal for you to consume any amount of alcohol if you are under 21. If you have a BAC between .02 and .07 percent, you could have your license suspended for up to six months.
- Ignition interlock program: Any driver who is convicted of misdemeanor or felony DWI charges is required by law to install an ignition interlock device in his or her vehicle.
The penalties for drunk driving in New York are serious. Depending on your situation, you may even be charged with a felony offense. Let Raiser & Kenniff, PC, PC stand by your side and help you fight back.
DWI/DUI defense from experienced NYC attorneys
Raiser & Kenniff, PC, PC is known for being professional, meticulous and easy to work with. When you seek our help, we work hard to tailor a strong defense unique to your case. To schedule a free 30-minute consultation with one of our dedicated attorneys, contact us by phone 24/7 at 646-358-4621 or toll free at 646-358-4621 or online.