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DWI Checkpoints: Are They Legal?

DWI Checkpoints: Are They Legal?

In every state, it’s illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (DWI). However, the rights of citizens — even when they are suspected of drinking and driving — are protected by constitutional law and police officers are limited in how...
What Is Arraignment in A New York DWI?

What Is Arraignment in A New York DWI?

What Happens After A DWI Arrest? It is a daunting experience to face DWI allegations in New York, and one of the most common questions you might have as a family member is what happens after a DWI arrest and when can I see my loved ones again. Possible Bail In...
What Does a DWI Police Report Have to Do with My Case?

What Does a DWI Police Report Have to Do with My Case?

New  York DWI Incident Report A police report is collected at the scene of a car accident, but officers also must record what happens when they make an arrest. This means that if you were pulled over and charged with DWI in Brooklyn, there’s a report out there about...
What Happens After a Brooklyn DWI Arrest?

What Happens After a Brooklyn DWI Arrest?

It can be very nerve wracking to be arrested for DWI in Brooklyn. You might not have all of your wits about you and are probably concerned about possible criminal consequences of a conviction. Even though this is an anxiety provoking situation, try to remain calm....
How Can I Avoid A DWI Charge In New York?

How Can I Avoid A DWI Charge In New York?

Being accused of DWI is serious in any state but you should always take an allegation of driving while impaired in New York extremely seriously particularly if you’ve already been convicted in the past. The easiest way to avoid a DWI charge is to never get...
What is the Brooklyn DWI Process?

What is the Brooklyn DWI Process?

If you’re concerned about being pulled over for DWI, you’re not alone. Most people don’t want to see flashing lights in their rear mirror. What appears to be a simple pullover can turn into a problem quickly if the officer alleges that you’ve...
What Are the Zero Tolerance Laws and Leandra’s Law?

What Are the Zero Tolerance Laws and Leandra’s Law?

There are numerous different laws on the books in the state of New York that have to do with being accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. Because of the high stakes involved in being accused of DWI, you need to schedule a consultation with a DWI attorney...
Will a New York DWI Land Me in Jail?

Will a New York DWI Land Me in Jail?

Possible consequences of a DWI in New York are serious. Even being accused of a DWI can have negative impacts on your reputation as well as on your driving eligibility. This is why you must take a New York DWI seriously and retain an experienced criminal defense...
Can an Anonymous Tip Lead to A Drunk Driving Arrest?

Can an Anonymous Tip Lead to A Drunk Driving Arrest?

Many people who have been arrested for DWI in Brooklyn might be trying to play back the events in their head and figure out exactly what caused them to get arrested. Some people may worry about whether or not an anonymous tip could lead to you getting arrested for...
Is My New York DWI a Felony Crime?

Is My New York DWI a Felony Crime?

Not every DWI in the state of New York is classified as a felony. However, there are certain circumstances that can elevate your existing DWI to felony level status. If you have been accused of a DWI on a felony level, you need an experienced Brooklyn criminal defense...