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Carmel Aggravated DWI Attorney
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Are you facing an aggravated DWI charge in New York? Get an experienced advocate on your side with an aggravated DWI attorney from The Law Office of Keith R. Murphy. With a track record of successful DWI defenses, our Carmel aggravated DWI lawyer provides tailored legal representation designed to protect you and your future. Our team will do the utmost to ensure that you receive the best DWI defense possible - aiming for a positive resolution without compromising your rights or freedom.
The Law Office of Keith R. Murphy provides tailored legal representation for clients facing DWI charges in Carmel, NY and communities throughout Putnam County.
What is an aggravated DWI in New York state?
In New York State, an aggravated DWI occurs when a driver has tested for a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.18 percent or higher. Additionally, driving with a BAC of .08% or higher with a minor in the vehicle can result in an aggravated DWI charge.
Aggravated DWI Penalties in NY
This offense carries higher penalties and the plea bargaining restrictions are different, compared with a standard DWI charge. As with a standard DWI charge, aggravated DWI can either be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances and whether this is the first offense. However, this is still a serious charge with serious consequences.
If convicted, you could face consequences that include:
- Fines up to $2,500
- Jail terms of up to one year
- Probation for another three years
- Driver’s license suspension for up to a year
- A requirement to attend a Victim Impact Panel
- Felony charges have longer jail terms and higher fines
- Installation of an ignition interlock device
- Higher penalties can be imposed with multiple DWIs on record, damage to property, death, or injury of another individual
Our Carmel Aggravated DWI Lawyer Is Ready to Fight For You
The first thing you should do when you are arrested for aggravated DWI is to contact an attorney with specific experience in this area of the law. Keith R. Murphy offers tailored legal assistance for every client. The law firm answers telephone calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and free consultations are available.
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Mr. Murphy walked me through a very stressful DWI case against me.
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