Hudson Valley First Time DWI Defense Lawyer
Do Not Let a Drunk Driving Conviction Ruin Your Future
While some people may view a first-time drunk driving offense as a relatively minor issue, a DWI conviction can actually wreak havoc on your life for years to come. From the moment you are charged with DWI, you face an uphill battle to protect your financial well-being, your driving privileges and possibly your freedom. If you have been arrested for DWI, please contact an attorney immediately – you DO NOT need to face your charges alone.
As a former prosecutor with more than 15 years of experience, I have the skills and knowledge needed to help you prepare a strong defense against your charges. My comprehensive defense guidance is designed to help you address both the criminal aspects of your case and the administrative process relating to your driver’s license.
Leave No Stone Unturned during Your Defense Proceedings
One of the keys in mounting a successful defense against a first offense DWI charge is information. To gather all of the information needed to help you plan your defense strategy, I will conduct a thorough review of your case, including the reasoning behind your traffic stop, the actions of the officer during field sobriety testing and the dependability of any blood alcohol testing equipment used to gather evidence against you.
By conducting this thorough research and analysis, I work to protect your rights and build a defense that increases your chances of obtaining the best possible resolution. Many penalties stem from a drunk driving conviction, including:
- Hefty fines
- Possible jail time
- Loss of driving privileges
- Mandatory alcohol classes or counseling
A Strong Defense May Help You Avoid Lasting Damage
A DWI conviction can have a negative impact that extends far beyond the courtroom. A conviction can leave you without the ability to drive to work, to the store or to school. A conviction may also result in increased insurance premiums, and may even make it difficult to obtain employment.
If you have been arrested for a first-time drunk driving offense, it is important to take action immediately; you have limited time to request an administrative hearing to address possible license suspension.
Contact my office online or call 845-331-2047 to discuss your charges and learn how I can help minimize the lasting damage caused by a conviction.