D.W.I. Attorneys in White Plains, New York

Many New York State drivers have been accused of either driving while intoxicated or driving while ability impaired with drug, charges that although are not uncommon, may result in serious professional and personal consequences.

At Ferrante & Siddiqui, LLP, we believe your life should not be defined by an accusation. Criminal charges for driving while intoxicated or driving while ability impaired by drugs can be overwhelming; fortunately however, there are a variety of defenses that can be used on your behalf to reduce penalties or obtain a dismissal.

DWI PENALTIES

In New York State, there are a series of penalties that follow DWI charges, depending on your previous record and the circumstances of your arrest.

Penalties for a first-time DWI offense include:

  • Up to 1-year jail time
  • $500-$1,000 in fines
  • Minimum 6-month license suspension

Penalties for a second DWI offense include:

  • Up to 4 years of jail time
  • $1,000-$5,000 in fines
  • Minimum 1-year license suspension
  • Ignition Interlock Device required

Penalties for a third DWI offense include:

  • Up to 7 years of jail time
  • $2,000-$10,000 in fines
  • Minimum 1-year license suspension
  • Ignition Interlock Device required

CONTACT OUR ATTORNEYS

If you are facing conviction following a DWI arrest, our DWI defense lawyers are capable of providing you with strong legal representation designed to help you avoid unwarranted penalties. Our law firm can be depended upon to keep your best interests in mind and protect your rights throughout the legal process.