Category Archives: Buffalo DWI Attorney

Drunken driver who struck Lockport pedestrian avoids jail

Drunken driver who struck Lockport pedestrian avoids jail. A Lockport man who was drunk when his vehicle struck and seriously injured a pedestrian two years ago was placed on probation for five years on Tuesday by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Robert E. Adams Jr., 26, of Beattie Avenue, had successfully completed […]

First-Offense DWI/DUI in New York

Administrative and criminal penalties for first-time DWI (driving while intoxicated) offenders in New York might vary depending on the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) and level of impairment of the driver. For instance, there are increased penalties for a first-offense DWI where the driver has a BAC of .18% or higher, called an “aggravated DWI.” But […]

NY Senate Passes Alix’s Law

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 […]

Finding the Best DWI Attorney

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. […]