Long Island DWI Lawyer for Underage Drivers
Long Island Underage DWI Lawyer – Zero Tolerance Law
Looking for a lawyer for an underage DWI case in Long Island? The Long Island
DWI attorney is committed to protecting the rights and future of young drivers
facing accusations of drunk driving, in underage DWI, DWAI and
DWI and drugs.
Zero Tolerance Law
The State of New York has a "Zero Tolerance Law" that provides
for penalties to be imposed upon drivers under 21 who are accused of operating
any vehicle with a BAC level at .02% or higher. The first conviction on
such a charge will include a $125 civil penalties, and a license suspension
for 6 months, and the second will result in a revocation of a driver's
license until the age of 21 is reached.
There are other charges that could be imposed include DWAI (when the BAC
is above .05% but less than .08%), or DWI which is the charge when the
BAC level is at .08% or higher. Any of these charges can lead to very
serious consequences for an underage driver. Legal representation should
be retained immediately. At
Prime & O'Brien, LLP, they can review the facts of the case to determine the best course of
action to defend your child against these charges.
Has your teenager been charged with underage DWI in Long Island?
Get help today from the legal team at Prime & O'Brien, LLP.
They will evaluate our case for free!
DWI Attorney Defending Underage Drivers in Nassau County
Just the arrest and charge is often a terrifying experience. The potential
damage to a young person's future opportunities includes issues such
as getting employed, being approved for college admission, or if currently
in college, attendance at that college could be at risk. There are several
options that could reduce the consequences for a young driver.
It may be possible to get the charges dismissed, if there has been any
error in police procedure, which is not uncommon. Some grounds for dismissal
- Illegal police stops
- Wrongly administered breath tests
- Errors in police procedure in the arrest
Searching for a lawyer for an underage DWI case in Long Island? Their legal
team will take the time to fully evaluate every detail of the evidence,
and can advise you of what should be done to defend against the charges.
Call the firm at once if you are under 21 and have been arrested and charged with DWI,
or if you are seeking a Long Island DWI attorney for your underage child.
They are prepared to move into action for you at once. Call the firm now at