What Is Leandra's Law?
Aggravated DWI - Child in Car
New York State has some of the strictest DWI laws in the nation that impose large fines and long jail time penalties. One such law is Leandra’s Law or Aggravated DWI - Child in Car.
Under Leandra’s Law, a person is charged with having committed a DWI/DWAI while they had a passenger in the vehicle who is 15 years old or younger.
Penalties for Aggravated DWI - Child in Car
If you have been charged under Leandra’s Law, then you can be facing:
- 7 years jail time
- 5 years probation
- $1,000-$10,000 in fines
- 1 year revocation of license - minimum
- Ignition Interlock Device required
Leandra’s Law DWI offenses are taken very seriously by all prosecutors throughout Westchester County and it can be very difficult to plea bargain these cases and/or get a reduction in the charges. That is why it is crucial that you obtain the services of a skilled and experienced attorney today who can review the facts for your arrest and work alongside prosecutors to obtain the best possible resolution of your case.
If you or a loved one have been recently charged with Leandra's Law DWI, contact Riebling & Payton, PLLC today for a free consultation.
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