Blog Posts in 2015

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  • The Road to Recovery: First Steps in Resolving Your DWI Charges
    The Road to Recovery: First Steps in Resolving Your DWI Charges

    Inevitably, the first time I meet a new client charged with DWI they are racked with anxiety over the certainty of their future. Whether it is concerns over their liberty, their job, their reputation, ...

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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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