Drinking and Driving

Are You Eligible for a Hardship Privilege?

If you’re arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (“DWI”), your license will likely be suspended at your arraignment. But what about getting to work? How about attending classes at school? Or if you ne...
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Minor arrest record could hinder future employment

A U.S. Department of Justice report released in June of 2012 showed that students who have criminal records, even for minor criminal charges, face obstacles in obtaining employment, even when they are...
Drinking and Driving

New York State’s Tough New Drunk Driving Laws

On November 18, 2009, Governor Patterson signed into law the Child Passenger Protection Act (Leandra’s Law).  As a result, New York State now has some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the entire...
Drinking and Driving

Drunk Driving or Drag Racing May Cost You Your Car

Criminal defense attorney John Pappalardo of the Westchester New York law firm of Pappalardo & Pappalardo, an expert in both Driving While Intoxicated and Illegal Speed Contests law, spoke in fron...