Felony DWI If your future is at risk, your attorney can make all the difference.

Felony DUI in New York

All drunk driving charges are serious, and a conviction for any of them will represent a significant disruption in your life. Repeat offenses, however, are particularly serious. If you are facing your second or third drunk driving charge, you could be charged with a felony.

The possible penalties for felony drunk driving are significant, including thousands of dollars in fines, years of imprisonment and long-term revocation of one's driver's license. Given the serious nature of these charges, it is important that you work with a criminal defense lawyer who can help you reduce or eliminate the consequences you face.

I am attorney Wilson LaFaurie, and I have more than 17 years of experience dealing with drunk driving cases in New York. If you have been charged with a felony driving while intoxicated (DWI), aggravated DWI, or driving while ability impaired by drugs (DWAI-Drugs), I will help you prepare an effective defense strategy.

Felony Drunk Driving Charges

Most drunk driving charges are misdemeanors, punishable by a maximum of one year's imprisonment. Subsequent convictions, however, will have much more serious consequences. If you are convicted of DWI, DWAI-Drugs, DWAI-Combination, or aggravated DWI twice within 10 years, the second charge is punishable by up to four years in prison. A third charge is punishable by up to seven years.

Felony drunk driving charges also carry fines of at least $1,000, and license revocation lasting between one year and 18 months.

Contact A Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing felony DWI charges, take steps to protect your future. Call my criminal defense law office to schedule a free consultation. I will meet with you one-on-one to answer your questions and provide straightforward legal guidance.

To schedule an appointment at my Brooklyn office, contact me online or call (718) 215-9182. Se habla español.

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Case Results

  • Not Guilty Driving While Intoxicated
  • Hung Jury; No Conviction Homicide/Murder Case
  • Straight Probation Robbery/Assault Case
  • No Charges Filed Perjury By Victim
  • Not Guilty Verdict On All Charges Driving While Intoxicated For The 3rd Time
  • Reduced to 1 Misdemeanor Charge Credit Card Fraud, Previously Convicted In Outside State
  • Dismissed Sexual Assault Charge
  • License Reinstated DWI Refusal Hearing
  • Full Driving Privileges Restored DWI Refusal Hearings
  • Dismissed DWI/DUI - Six Arrests
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  • Experience as a Former Prosecutor
  • Over 2,000 Cases Handled
  • 300+ Cases Won in Jury Trial
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