Q: What is a misdemeanor?
A: A misdemeanor is a crime in New York State that is punishable up to one year in local jail.
Q: What is a felony
A: A felony is a crime in New York State that is punishable with a jail term longer than one year in state prison.
Q: Will I lose my license?
A: That depends. This is an extremely complicated area in DWI law; please contact John M. Dudziak regarding this issue.
Q: What is the difference between DWI and DWAI?
A: A DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) is an unclassified misdemeanor punishable up to one year in local jail. A DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) is a violation punishable up to fifteen days in jail.
Please be advised that DWI law is a complicated area and immediate legal advice is extremely important to your case. Contact Law Office of John M. Dudziak, PC for a consultation. One call does it all!