Blog Posts in 2015

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  • Multiple DWI Convictions and Permanent License Revocation
    Multiple DWI Convictions and Permanent License Revocation

    Most people are aware that resolving a DWI charge is an expensive proposition. Among the expenses, one should expect are possible vehicle impound fees, attorney’s fees, alcohol evaluation and ...

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  • Crime, Crime, Go Away: Expungement in New York
    Crime, Crime, Go Away: Expungement in New York

    We frequently receive calls from clients asking for our assistance in getting a prior criminal conviction removed (or “expunged”) from their record. Unfortunately, these conversations are usually ...

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  • To Blow or Not to Blow, That Is the DWI Question
    To Blow or Not to Blow, That Is the DWI Question

    In my last entry on breathalyzers used in DWI investigations, I explained the distinctions between a preliminary breath screening test (PBT) and the chemical breath test. Most clients will wonder ...

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  • The Breathalyzer: The
    The Breathalyzer: The "Kleenex" of DWI Arrests

    It’s become common knowledge that when a driver is pulled over and suspected of driving while intoxicated (also known as DWI) in New York State, that driver will be asked to perform a series of field ...

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  • The Pain of Points: A Quick Overview of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Point System
    The Pain of Points: A Quick Overview of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Point System

    The Department of Motor Vehicles has a long-standing reputation especially for making its visitors stand and wait. They are the guardians of our licenses and driving privileges because remember – ...

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  • New York State Bail & Bonds Explained: Part III
    New York State Bail & Bonds Explained: Part III

    We focused our last two bail and bonds posts on explaining how bail and bond is decided as well as the differences between the two. We’ll wrap up our discussion with the steps you’ll need to take to ...

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