DWI Successfully Defended in Cortlandt, NY | Westchester County

DWI Criminal Charges Defended in Cortlandt Manor, NY

In Westchester County, NY having a blood alcohol level of .08 or greater is prosecuted under Vehicle and Traffic Law Section 1192, which defines the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated or DWI.

As an unclassified misdemeanor, a person who is charged with even their first DWI offense can be punished or sentenced to up to six months in jail, 3 years of supervised probation, a six month license revocation, the installation of an ignition interlock device, as well as hundreds if not thousands of dollars in fines, surcharges and DMV related penalties. In addition, a DWI misdemeanor conviction stays on a persons record indefinitely, as there are no expungements in New York.

Since DWI charges are prosecuted so aggressively by the Westchester County District Attorney's Office, it is extremely important that you have an experienced DWI defense attorney on your side. Your freedom, interests and finances are too important to risk to just anyone.

DWI Defense Lawyers in Cortlandt Manor, NY

The DWI defense attorneys of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP regularly appear in the Justice Court of the Town of Cortlandt. Recently, our criminal defense attorneys appeared and successfully protected the interests of our young client who had been arrested and charged with two counts if DWI under sections 1192(2) and 1192(3) in the Justice Court of the Town of Cortlandt.

As a young and aspiring professional who needed her driver's license to keep her job, our criminal DWI attorneys acted immediately to intervene on her behalf and get the case scheduled for a hardship hearing. At the conclusion of the hearing the client's driving privileges were reinstated giving her the ability to commute to and from work, thereby saving her job.

After careful analysis of the facts of the case and an intense negotiation with the prosecutors, our Cortlandt DWI defense lawyers successfully defended our client who avoided a criminal conviction and the harsh penalties related to such a conviction.

Get the Protection of a Nationally Recognized DWI Attorney

With over 50 years of combined experience, the criminal defense lawyers of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP, have been vigorously defending clients throughout the criminal courts of Westchester County, NY. Using their insight earned from these many years of practice, as well as those spent as prosecutors in the Westchester District Attorney's Office, we have built proven track record of success, particularly in the area of DWI defense. This record and reputation was recently highlighted by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, which recognized our accomplishments on behalf of our clients by naming our attorneys as one of the top 200 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) attorneys in the entire State of New York.

If you need a criminal defense attorney or DWI defense lawyer in Westchester County, NY, please do not hesitate to contact us and protect your rights. Free Consultations and flexible hours available, call (914) 946-4808.