Written by attorney James Edward Monroe

Suspension of Driver’s License after a DWI Arrest

There are many different ways your Driver’s License may be suspended after you have been arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in New York. In some cases the suspension is mandatory, while in others the court has the discretion whether to suspend your license or not.

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Fight to Keep Your License with Help from Experienced New York DWI Lawyers ---- The court may choose to suspend your license as soon as the arraignment, which is one of the first steps in the criminal prosecution and happens very soon after your arrest. You are entitled to be advised and represented by an attorney at your arraignment, so make sure you have contacted an experienced DWI attorney as soon as possible after your arrest

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