Asked in DUI / DWI for New York

Q: I got a d.w.i can it be lowered to a d.w.a.i my 1st breath test was .15 never be in trouble not even a parking ticket.

Do I have to plead not guilty to get a d,w,I lowered to a d.w.a.i and to get a court appoint lawyer

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1 Lawyer Answer
Andre Sedlak
Andre Sedlak
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Plea negotiations in DWI cases are always subject to several factors and no two cases, jurisdictions, Assistant District Attorneys or Judges are alike. In short, yes it is possible to negotiate a .15 down to a dwai conviction however, there is no guarantee, and many jurisdictions use an unspoken rule of .13 or .14 BAC as their limit for plea offers. You need to contact an attorney to discuss the facts of your case and explore your options... feel free to contact my office at Klein Varble & Associates P.C., to schedule a free consultation. (845) 475-3737

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