Putting Our Experience To Work For You In An Aggravated DWI Case
Because it is rarely possible to get a prosecutor to reduce an aggravated DWI charge to DWAI (which does not go on your criminal record), it is very important to put your defense in the hands of a firm that has extensive experience with DWI defense. At Larkin Ingrassia, LLP, our attorneys routinely take cases of aggravated DWI to trial and have successfully defended hundreds of clients in these matters. More importantly, we can start putting our experience, knowledge and resources to work for you today.If you have been charged with aggravated DWI, do not settle for less than the kind of aggressive defense only a team of experienced criminal defense attorneys can provide. Call 845-566-5345 or contact us online today.
Aggravated DWI Penalties Can Be More Severe
There are two situations in which prosecutors may charge you with an aggravated DWI under New York law. The first is when the state alleges that at the time you were stopped, your blood-alcohol content (BAC) level was at .18 percent or greater. This is more than twice the legal limit of .08 BAC for a regular DWI. As bad as that sounds and even though the penalties are more severe than those for a regular DWI, aggravated DWI is still only a misdemeanor offense.
The second type of aggravated DWI charge is more serious and may be charged against anyone who drives with a BAC of .08 or greater and had a child under the age of sixteen in the car. In New York, this is a Class E felony punishable by up to four years in jail.
Building A Defense To Protect Your Rights
Whatever your situation, you can trust that our lawyers will prepare a compelling and effective case to protect your rights. This begins with thoroughly investigating whether the officers had probable cause to pull you over and the credibility of the evidence the state plans to use against you. It also includes seeking additional relevant evidence, challenging erroneous blood tests, fighting to get evidence suppressed and preserving issues for appeal, should there be an adverse result.
In short, everything that can be done in your defense will be done at our law firm.
Talk To A Lawyer About Your Case Today!
Call us at 845-566-5345 or contact us online for a free DWI consultation today. Our attorneys represent local, out-of-town and out-of-state drivers arrested for aggravated DWI and other drunk driving offenses on Interstates I-87 (NYS Thruway) or I-84, U.S. Route 9W, the Palisades Interstate Parkway, State Routes 6, 17 (86) or 59, and on other Hudson Valley roadways.
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