NYC DUI Defense Lawyer
Arrested for Drunk Driving? We Can Help You Fight Back.
At H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C., we know the various defense
strategies that work in defending against misdemeanor and
felony DWI charges. The first step is to connect with us so we can review the facts
in your case.
If you believe that because you blew .08% or higher, there is no hope for
your case, this is not accurate. A DWI charge can be based upon faulty
evidence, errors by police, rights violations or other errors that could
allow your case to be dismissed, or the charges reduced.
The Advantage of Choosing Our Defense Attorneys
If the case goes to trial, our professional NYC DWI attorney will craft
a case that has the goal of establishing a high degree of reasonable doubt
that you were under the influence while operating your vehicle.
Our law firm is recognized as an aggressive team that gets results. With a
10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, as well as earning the 2012 Avvo Clients Choice Award, you can be confident
you have come to the right place for to find an aggressive defender that
How to Defend Against a DUI or DWI Charge
Our legal team has various strategies that could be employed to allow you
to walk away without further consequences. These are some of the strategies
that could be effective, based upon the facts in your case:
- Challenge breath, blood and urine tests accuracy or reliability;
- Determine whether the officer had probable cause for the traffic stop;
- Find out if there are any medical or health problems that impact BAC readings;
- Determine if blood alcohol absorption could have impacted the BAC reading;
- Determine if the arrest process was incorrect;
- Determine if the testing unit has a history of faulty readings.
- Review lab procedures, chain of custody and other similar issues.
Penalties for DUI/DWI in New York City
The punishments associated with a DWI conviction are not minor. The first
offense can carry a fine up to $1000, one year in jail, and a 6-month
driver's license suspension. A second or third offense within 10 years
will result in much more significant fines, periods of suspension, and
mandatory jail time, and the charges could be filed as a felony if you
are labeled a habitual offender. A conviction for DWI has serious consequences,
- Permanently damaging your criminal record
- Jail time
- Heavy fines
- Community service
- Hidden costs of increased insurance rates for years into the future
If you have been arrested and charged with DWI, get in touch with H. Benjamin
Perez & Associates, P.C. immediately.
Searching for a Lawyer for a DUI in NYC?
We don't take a DUI or DWI charge lightly, and we don't think you
need someone in court with you to hold your hand while you plead guilty. We are
aggressive criminal defense lawyers who are seeking out a strategy that could allow you to avoid conviction,
or reduce the level of charges or penalties. Here are some of the cases
that we handle:
When you are ready to talk to a real criminal attorney, call us. We are
prepared to fight for you from start to finish, and we are on your side.
Contact our firm today for DUI and DWI defense from a top-rated criminal law firm. Representation
in English and Spanish, available 24/7.