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Can A DWI Defendant Obtain Early Release From The Requirement For An Ignition Interlock Device?

The rules surrounding the ignition interlock device can be very complicated, and it helps to have an experienced Buffalo DWI lawyer when trying to understand them. New York State requires all drivers convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a Blood Alcohol Content of .08% or Greater, or Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated to be sentenced…

Is There A Lesser Included Offense For Driving While Ability Impaired By Drugs In Buffalo?

The laws surrounding driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be complicated even for an experienced Buffalo DWI lawyer. New York State has a variety of charges that may be brought against such drivers, with the potential penalties varying based on factors such as prior offenses, the defendant’s blood alcohol content, and whether…

Does A Buffalo DWI Defendant Sentenced As A Youthful Offender Still Lose Driving Privileges?

A Buffalo driver who is at least sixteen years old but less than nineteen years old may be adjudicated as a “youthful offender” if convicted of a drinking and driving offense. Youthful offender adjudication is mandatory for first time offenders convicted of a misdemeanor – such as Driving While Intoxicated or Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated…

Can Someone Who Is Self-Employed Drive A Business Vehicle Without An Ignition Interlock In Buffalo?

All Buffalo drivers convicted of either Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08% or Greater, or Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated are required to have an ignition interlock device installed on any vehicle owned or operated by that driver. This device will shut the car off if it detects alcohol on the…