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What Penalties Come With A First Time DWI Offense In New York?

The penalties for a first time DWI Offense in New York vary depending upon the particular facts of the case. What this means is that your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC), your age, and whether you refused a chemical test can ultimately determine the outcome of the case as to penalties. Obviously, a motor vehicle accident Read on…

Can A DWI Be Reduced In New York? How To Get DWI Reduced In NY?

The simple answer to this question is yes, but there are a lot of factors that go into the question of whether a DWI can be reduced to the gold standard of VTL 1192.1 (Driving While Ability Impaired), which is a traffic violation and not a crime. Clearly a first-time offender stands a much better Read on…

If I Live in Another State, How Does a DWI Conviction Affect My Driver License in My Home State?

When considering the effects of DWI conviction on an out-of-state license, it is important to remember that thereare two states to consider. First, you must consider the effect on your New York driving privileges since that is the state where the DWI case takes place. Second, once New York DMV notifies your home state, there Read on…