New York DWI DUI Penalties

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Details on New York DWI DUI Penalties

If you are convicted in NY for DWI / DUI, the first conviction can result in the following potential sentences:

  1. You may be sentenced to a maximum of one year in jail;
  2. A minimum six-month driver’s license suspension and;
  3. Be required to install and maintain an ignition interlock device at your expense and;
  4. Be ordered to pay mandatory fines, ranging from $500 to $1,000.

If you are convicted in New York of a second DWI / DUI the second conviction will result in the following potential sentences:

  1. If the second DWI / DUI conviction is with in ten years of the first, your case may be enhanced and prosecuted as a felony in Supreme Court. You would then be facing enhanced penalties of a maximum of four years in prison, and;
  2. If the second DWI / DUI is with in five years of the first, you may be sentenced to five days of mandatory jail or 30 days community service and/or;
  3. Your drivers license will be revoked for a minimum of one year, and;
  4. You will be required to install and maintain an ignition interlock device at your expense, and;
  5. Be ordered to pay fines ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

If you are facing a third DWI / DUI offense in New York you are facing the following penalties:

  1. Up to seven years in jail;
  2. Minimum revocation of drivers license for one year;
  3. If third conviction is within five years of the prior, minimum of 10 days jail, or sixty days of community service;
  4. You will be required to install and maintain an ignition interlock device at your expense, and;
  5. Mandatory alcohol evaluation;
  6. Be ordered to pay fines ranging from $2,000 to $10,000.

Whether it’s your first New York DWI / DUI, or you’ve been arrested on suspicion of DWI more than once, you need first-rate help. We urge you to call for a no obligation consultation.

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