A DWAI Can Have Far-Reaching Consequences
Even though DWAI (driving while ability impaired) is technically considered a traffic offense and not a crime in the way that DWI is — the potential consequences — jail, fines, the loss of your drivers’ license and loss of insurance — are similar enough that you need experienced legal help. At Larkin Ingrassia, LLP, you will find attorneys who have the skills, courtroom experience and dedication you need to have on your side in the weeks and months ahead.We take DWAI charges seriously and can provide the experienced, aggressive defense representation you will need to minimize the damage. Contact us today and learn more about what our lawyers can do to protect your rights.
Our Experienced Attorneys Can Help With A Variety Of Charges
Our attorneys have obtained positive results for clients charged with each of the following:
- DWAI — DWAI is usually (but not always) charged when a blood or breathalyzer test indicates that a driver’s blood-alcohol content (BAC) was between .06 and .08 percent.
- DWAI drugs — If your ability to drive is impaired by any of the controlled substances listed under New York’s Public Health Law — you can be charged and convicted for DWAI. This is true even if the drug you were found to be impaired by was a legal drug your doctor prescribed for you.
- DWAI alcohol/drugs — If an officer suspects that your ability to drive has been impaired by any combination of alcohol and drugs — you will likely be charged with this offense.
We Know How To Call Evidence Into Question
We know how to effectively challenge blood tests, breathalyzer tests and officer testimony. We have also helped many clients originally charged with DWI to avoid more serious consequences by getting their offenses reduced to the DWAI level.
Call Larkin Ingrassia, LLP, For A Free Consultation Today!
If you have been cited for driving a motor vehicle while your abilities were impaired by either alcohol, drugs or both, call us at 845-566-5345 or email us. Our attorneys represent local, out-of-town and out-of-state drivers arrested for DWAI 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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