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Driving While Intoxicated



New York Has Some of the Toughest DWI Laws in the Country, Even for First Offenders. If You or a Loved One Has Been Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated or DWAI in New York You must Call an Experienced DWI Defense Lawyer Immediately.

PETER J. SCHAFFER has been a practicing trial lawyer in the Bronx since 1987. Since that time, he has represented thousands of individuals accused of a wide range of crimes, including Driving While Intoxicated (“DWI”) and Driving While Ability Impaired (“DWAI”).

He has successfully represented clients accused of DWI and DWAI in New York City Criminal Court, New York State Supreme Court and before DMV Administrative Law Judges. He has conducted numerous “hardship” and “refusal” hearings on behalf of his clients.

PETER J. SCHAFFER knows that a DWI conviction, in addition to exposing one to a criminal record, may carry with it serious collateral consequences such as loss of the privilege to drive, loss of employment, and forfeiture of one’s automobile. Therefore, he works carefully with each client to try to minimize the negative consequences of their DWI arrest. He has successfully negotiated with lawyers for the NYPD for the return of numerous automobiles seized from his clients.

If you have been charged with DWI or DWAI in New York do not gamble with your future, call for your free professional consultation now. 718-585-4444 or contact us online to schedule consultation at our Bronx, New York office.

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    888 Grand Concourse, #1-O
    Bronx, New York 10451
    Phone: 718-585-4444
    Fax: 718-585-4446
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