When you require representation for a criminal law matter in Kings or New York County, the attorneys at Jonathan Rosenberg, Esq. in Brooklyn, New York are here to safeguard your rights and fight for the best outcome. Our firm provides aggressive defense and continuous guidance for both lesser offenses, such as traffic violations, and serious allegations, including murder and sex crimes.
New York’s drinking and driving laws are among the most stringent in the nation. The state considers operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .05% to .07% to be driving while alcohol impaired (DWAI). Drivers convicted of a DWAI face up to $500 in fines, a 90-day license suspension and up to 15 days in jail for first-time offenses. If convicted of a DWAI involving drugs, the following penalties apply:
When a driver is found to have a BAC of .08% or above, the offense is categorized as driving under the influence (DUI), with penalties including fines between $500 and $1,000 and up to a year in jail. Additional DUI offenses within five to 10 years of the first incur stricter penalties. Our attorneys are highly familiar with the laws and courts and will work hard to get you the best outcome we can.
We also help clients who have been charged with speeding and other traffic violations. In these cases, we seek to have the charges reduced or dismissed.
The crime of murder is a Class A felony in New York, which is the highest felony degree in the state and carries with it a penalty of life without parole. The penalties for sex crimes depend on the nature of the offense but can be up to seven years in prison for a Class D violent felony conviction for sexual abuse in the first degree. When you face charges like these that can change the course of your future, it is critical to work with an experienced criminal defense firm. Our attorneys are highly knowledgeable about these types of cases and determinedly defend our clients, helping to protect their rights, their reputations and their futures.