DWI / DUI Charges in New York State

A plea of guilty, or a conviction after trial, to a drinking and driving related offense has more far reaching consequences than most other crimes today. Possible sentence requirements include jail time, probation, suspension or revocation of your driver’s license, court fines, and a mandate that you enroll in alcohol treatment and the Impaired Driver Program.

At the Law Office of David Galison, P.C., we recognize that a DWI case can be complex and confusing to the accused. It is for this reason that we offer a Free Consultation during which the various stages of a DWI case and potential sentence requirements will be explained to you.

During the meeting, your rights and any possible defenses will be reviewed in detail. Often times, these discussions include the following:

  • Your rights during the initial arrest process

  • How the arraignment will be conducted, and the purpose of bail

  • Eligibility for a Hardship Hearing if your driver’s license is suspended pending prosecution

  • Preparation for the Department of Motor Vehicle’s Refusal Hearing if you allegedly refused to submit to a chemical test of your blood, breath or urine

  • Plea bargaining guidelines and the benefits and risks of going to trial

  • Discovery demands and the time frames in which they are due

  • Pre-Trial motions, hearings and related issues

  • The use of experts and private investigators when necessary

  • Pre-trial preparation and trial strategy

  • Possible consequences of a DWI conviction or plea

During the Free Consultation, any questions and concerns that you may have will be addressed. The meeting will focus on your case specific circumstances because it is only after being fully informed that you will be in a position to make an educated decision about how to proceed with your case.

Contact us today at 516-242-4477 to schedule a consultation. You can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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