Originally, I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. My father was a NYS corrections... more
Originally, I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. My father was a NYS corrections officer, and my mother a waitress. I now live in Ithaca, NY with my wife (of 25+ years), and four kids. I have degrees in Human Biology, and Doctorates in Law and Chiropractic. I love practicing criminal defense and injury law within New York State. To learn more about DWI, criminal defense, traffic violations, ... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.