DUI

Common legal defenses for DWI charges

A DWI or DWAI conviction can lead to severe penalties that disrupt your life. You could face fees, a  license suspension and even jail time. If you are dealing with a DWI charge in New York, you have the right to defend yourself and fight for a fair outcome to your...

3 FAQs about DWI charges

Your choice to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs comes with many consequences, both emotionally and financially. If charged with a DWI in New York State, knowing the possible repercussions may help you better handle what comes next. 1. What penalties may I...

Where can adults use marijuana legally?

New York drug laws changed to legalize cannabis for adults aged 21 and older. The legislation allows people to legally carry three ounces of dry buds and 24 ounces of a concentrated product. As with other substances, such as cigarettes and alcohol, New York State does...

Medications and impaired driving

You probably already know that you could receive a DWI charge in New York for driving under the influence of certain medications. If an officer finds that you seem dizzy, speak unclearly or seem tired, the officer could arrest you for impaired driving. A better...

How a DWI can affect your college education

A conviction for driving while under the influence of alcohol comes with serious penalties. As a college student, you may wonder how such a conviction could impact your education. You should understand how driving while impaired could impact your academic career...