New York DWI: Lawyer Provides Answers To FAQs

Elliot Schlissel, a New York Criminal Defense Attorney has been practicing law for over 30 years. To say that he’s been asked many questions about how DWIs work in New York would be an understatement. He recently provided answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) that he receives.

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NY DWI: Defined & Explained By An Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) has become a very serious offense as most states, including New York, have taken an extremely aggressive stance on crimes involving the use of alcohol or drugs while driving motor vehicles. Here are the facts on DWI in New York from Elliot Schlissel, a New York criminal defense lawyer whose firm has represented clients in New York, Nassau, Suffolk and surrounding counties for over 30 years.

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NY DWI: Why The Charge May Apply Even If You Weren’t Actually Driving

If that sounds odd to you, you’re not alone. One of the more peculiar rules in New York concerns the ability to be arrested for drunk driving even if you weren’t actually driving the car. Simply getting into a car when over the legal blood alcohol limit may be enough for an arrest. Our New York legal expert explains the controversy surrounding the law.

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New York DWI: Can You Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

Being stopped for a DWI (driving while intoxicated) can be a New Yorker’s worst nightmare. If it happened to you, would you know whether or not you could refuse to take a breathalyzer test? The truth of the matter is that most people don’t know’ so we asked a 30 year New York criminal defense lawyer for his advice.

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