Ignition Interlock Device in Long Island
Ignition Interlock Device Installation in New York
State lawmakers have increased the consequences for drunk driving in recent
years and are cracking down hard on offenders. If you have been faced with
DUI charges of any kind in Long Island, you will need to be in contact with an experienced
DUI lawyer as soon as possible. At Prime & O'Brien, LLP, the legal team has
more than 20 years of legal experience and has gained a reputation for achieving success in court.
When the firm is fighting for you in a DUI offense, it could make a significant
impact on whether you walk away free, or face the penalties imposed in
a conviction, including the installation of an Ignition Interlock Device.
Attorneys Dennis O'Brien and Geoffrey Prime are founding partners
of the firm. Each partner holds prestigious degrees in law and is a respected
member of the Nassau County Bar Association.
Are you being forced to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle?
Let us help you fight your DUI charges. Call us today to
schedule your free initial consultation!
Information Regarding Ignition Interlock Device Installation
If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI in the Long Island area,
whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony offense, you may be required to
install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your car or other vehicles
for up to 6 months after conviction, or longer. An ignition interlock
device is similar to a Breathalyzer and measures the alcohol content in
This device is connected to your vehicle's ignition system. The driver
must breathe into the device and if any alcohol is detected in the blood,
the vehicle will not start. When a report is generated, you will face
serious consequences, as it will indicate you attempted to drive after
There are only a couple of ways to avoid the installation when it required
as part of your penalty:
- Give up your car and other vehicles
- Avoid a DUI conviction
It may be difficult to execute either of these options, and avoiding a
conviction is impossible if you plead guilty. It is imperative that you
contact a DUI lawyer who is prepared to defend your rights and evaluate
your case. Ignition interlock devices can be extremely costly. If you
have been convicted of a DUI, it is mandatory that you install this device
in all of your vehicles. The cost of installation is expensive, and there
are monthly services that you must pay for as well. Get help from an honest
firm who will keep you informed and give you honest answers about your
options at every step of the legal process.
Need a lawyer for an ignition interlock case?
Your case may contain serious errors that could lead to a dismissal of
charges. You owe it to yourself to find out what your legal options are
before you make any decisions about your plea. Our Long Island DUI attorneys
offer free initial evaluations and can honestly inform you of the legal
options available to you, and what could be done to reduce the damage,
or avoid the repercussions of a conviction completely. Call the firm now
If you have been charged with DUI, you may be required to have an ignition
interlock device installed in any vehicle you operate, at your own cost.
Contact our DUI lawyers for more information.