DWI Attorney Nassau County

A DWI or DUI arrest could suddenly happen to you, even if you do not realize that you are operating your vehicle while over the legal limit. Fortunately, If you are charged with DWI or DUI, you have the legal right to challenge those charges and any evidence presented against you. The attorneys at DWI law firms have extensive experience defending people who have gotten drunk-driving charges.

You have the right to hire legal representation and challenge the actions law enforcement officers took, the cause for your stop, and any other evidence presented against you. Your DWI attorney can begin to conduct an investigation into the specifics of your case, aiming to assert your rights and minimize penalties that may be levied against you. A law enforcement officer must have probable cause to pull you over. Our lawyers will collect, review, and evaluate the facts of your arrest to help determine whether the police officer had probable cause.

Avoiding a DWI Conviction

A DWI conviction can lead to severe penalties, including:

  • Having your license suspended
  • Being made to pay substantial fees and fines
    Points imposed on your driving record
  • Having an ignition interlock device mandated on your vehicle
  • Potentially, prison time 

Your DWI attorney can investigate the facts of your arrest, and if work to establish whether the law enforcement officer actually had probable cause. Additionally, your lawyer can challenge the method of testing your blood alcohol content (BAC), such as a breathalyzer test, to ensure accuracy. These breathalyzer tests are not always precise, and a police officer must be specially trained to operate them. Furthermore, the equipment and tools must be appropriately calibrated. When the evidence is obtained improperly or is potentially inaccurate, you may have grounds to challenge the admission of specific evidence and possibly have your charges dropped. Your DWI attorney is experienced in challenging evidence based upon:

  • Field sobriety testing
  • Police reports 
  • Witness statements
  • Breathalyzer tests
  • Blood tests 

Whether you have been charged with a first-time drunk driving offense or you are facing charges as a repeat offender, you need an aggressive defender to help you navigate the criminal justice system successfully and protect your rights. You need knowledgeable and qualified legal representation if you are facing the violation of your rights, severe fines, and unnecessary sentences. Your DUI lawyer will present the facts of your case and assert your rights in court.

Administrative Hearings and Licensing Issues

If you are arrested or charged with DWI, you will likely have an additional challeng dealing with administrative and license issues. Your DWI attorney will work to protect your rights and best interests and your driving privileges. A qualified DWI lawyer can also help you to have your license reinstated after revocation or argue for a limited license so you can still drive to work or school.

Contact a DWI attorney for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer who has extensive knowledge of DWI and DUI law, and who can effectively challenge your drunk driving charges. To learn more about DWI defense, please reach out to schedule your free consultation today.

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