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The New York State Senate has unanimously passed Alix’s law, making it illegal to leave the scene of an accident while intoxicated. Current law only requires drivers to report an accident if they know it caused an injury or property damage. Senator Patrick Gallivan (R-59) says the current law creates a loophole that allows a […]

There are many factors to consider when searching for a top-notch DWI attorney to represent you during a DWI charge. In addition to background credentials, you should make sure the lawyer is accessible and approachable. Can you interact and communicate effectively? When you first meet with a potential DWI attorney, the consultation is usually free. […]

What is “Leandra’s Law”? Leandra’s Law was signed into law on November 18, 2009 in honor of Leandra Rosado. Leandra was an 11-year old killed while she rode in a vehicle with the intoxicated mother of one of her friends. In response to this tragedy, the NYS Legislature made several changes to the Vehicle and […]

Governor Cuomo announced Monday that new DMV drivers license rules have taken thousands of dangerous motorists off New York State roads. The changes set an important precedent by mandating the permanent revocation of driving privileges for the worst drunk driving offenders. But since the new policies apply only to DWI violations, the state is still […]

With a goal of improving work opportunities for people with disabilities, Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday announced the creation of a state-level employment commission. The Employment First Commission initiative will work toward increasing the employment rate and decreasing poverty rates, while making competitive, integrated employment the first option when considering support and services for people with […]