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Fighting DUI/DWI Charges in New York City

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges carry heavy charges that include the possibility of jail time as well as loss of driving privileges and heavy fines. At times like these, it’s not worth it to gamble on your future and your livelihood; you need a compassionate, experienced attorney on your side. At Maryam Jahedi Law, we are hardworking and committed to a high standard of service for all our clients. We make it a point to be available to you to address any questions or concerns as quickly as possible, and strive to ensure you always feel supported and understood throughout your case.

New York has one of the toughest DWI/DUI laws in the nation. Not only are drivers with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) above .08% penalized, drivers with a BAC above .05% are also penalized. In NYC, the act of operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08% or above is a DWI, and driving with a BAC between .05% and .07% is considered to be a DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired). The state classifies driving with a BAC of .17% or more as an Aggravated DWI which is a felony.

Our DWI/DUI attorney in NYC understands just how difficult it is to face the charges by yourself. We have years of experience in defending DWI/DUI cases and can help guide and prepare you for hearings and proceedings. We will work with you, gathering all relevant facts so we can prepare the strongest case for you moving forward. Our firm is also experienced in many types of criminal law and provides services to those who have been accused of federal crimes as well as state crimes, and we will do everything we can to protect your rights.

For a reliable New York City DWI lawyer who will fight for your rights, call Maryam Jahedi Law. Based in New York City, Maryam Jahedi Law serves the NYC-metro region, including Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. We provide legal counsel for traditional crimes, white collar crimes and post-conviction representations. Please contact our DWI/DUI lawyer today at (646) 798-7118 for your free legal consultation.

Commonly Asked Questions

Why is it important to hire a local NYC attorney for DWI/DUI charges?

Hiring a local NYC attorney for DWI/DUI charges is crucial due to their familiarity with New York's specific DWI/DUI laws and local court procedures. Maryam Jahedi Law Firm P.C., based in New York City, has extensive experience in the NYC-metro region, including Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. Our local presence and knowledge can be a significant advantage in navigating your case effectively.

What are the consequences of a DWI conviction in New York City?

In New York City, a DWI conviction can lead to severe penalties including jail time, loss of driving privileges, and substantial fines. The state has stringent DWI laws, penalizing drivers with a BAC above .08% and also those with a BAC between .05% and .07%. An Aggravated DWI, for a BAC of .17% or more, is classified as a felony. The repercussions of such charges can have a lasting impact on your personal and professional life.

  • by: Maryam Jahedi, Esq. You've Been Arrested: Now What? (A Real Life Legal Guide)
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