As a law firm in Albany, NY, Nave Law is focused on Criminal, DWI/DUI and Education matters. Our team of experienced attorneys, Advocates, and Paralegals are advocates to help solve everyday people problems to help enrich the Capital Region.
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DWI Lawyers in Albany New York – Fighting for your rights
As New York’s capital, Albany has the resonance and importance throughout the state and the country. The people of Albany and the Tri-Cities area have a special community that balances work and life with a vibrant downtown and wonderful outdoor recreation opportunities. The Nave Law firm is dedicated to helping the people in this community and help solve every day people problems.
DWI Defense Attorney in Albany
If you’ve been charged with a DWI in Albany or any of the Tri-Cities area, you need an experienced DWI Attorney. Nave Law Firm has a team that will listen to your concerns, fight vigorously for your rights, works to save your license and protect your freedom. If you’ve been charged with a DWI, time is not on your side so contact us today! If we can’t help you, we won’t take your money.
Types of DWI’s in New York
New York State has many different charges that fall under DWI or DWAI all of which carry harsh penalties and can severly impact your life. DWI or DWAI charges escalate in severity based on a number of different factors based, the amount of impairment, if a DWI has been charged before, or if there are children in the car. Navigating the charges and the potential severe outcomes requires the services of a team well versed in NY DWI law, and the Nave Team can help you.
DWI vs. DWAI in New York
The primary difference between DWI and DWAI in New York is the amount of intoxication as determined by Blood Alcohol content. For DWI, the standard is .08% blood alcohol content. For DWAI you can be charge if your blood alcohol content is between .05 to .07% – which can be as few as two beers depending on your weight! For DWAI, you can also be charged based on “other evidence of impairment”.
Aggravated DWI in New York
In Albany you can be charged with the more severe Aggravated DWI offense if your blood alcohol content is measured at over .18%. The law makes penalties more severe for these higher level DWI’s, and fines increase as well. Aggravated DWI is a serious charge that must be defended vigourously. Penalties include:
- A fine of up to $2,500
- Up to 3 years of Probation
- Driver’s license revocation for 1 year
- Up to 1 year in Jail
Felony DWI in New York
A DWI charge in Albany can become a felony for a number of reasons. One reason it will become a felony is if there has been a previous DWI charge within the last 10 years, or if there is a child under 16 in the car while intoxicate. The penalties for Felony DWI in New York are more severe and can include:
- A fine of up to $5,000
- Up to 5 years of Probation
- Driver’s license revocation for 1 year
- Up to 4 years in state prison
- Ignition Interlock system for your car
Penalties can get much worse after the 1st and second offense. For any DWI charge, a good lawyer can help you protect your freedom, prevent your license from being revoked, and work to minimize the impact on your life. Our Albany DWI lawyers have the most profound knowledge and understanding of DWI law in the state. Our experienced team is committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We provide comprehensive explanations and information to our clients so they can make the most informed and intelligent decisions about proceeding with the DWI offense.
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Nave Law is a team of skilled attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and advocates dedicated to providing clients with a high-caliber, legal representation to achieve successful results. At Nave Law, We understand that every client’s situation is unique, so we never offer a one-size-fits-all solution. Sounds simple, but by focusing on solving everyday people problems, we’ve developed a reputation for compassion, honesty, and positive results that set us apart from the other firms.
Our honest, transparent approach to client representation helps us better protect our clients.
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