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DUIs/DWIs

DWI PENALTIES IN NEW YORK

The penalties for adult drivers for a conviction for Driving While Under the Influence (DWI) and driving while impaired by drugs (DWAI-drug) misdemeanor, with a blood alcohol content of .08 are:

  • Up to a $1,000 fine
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Minimum of six-month’s revocation of your driver’s license

For a second-offense DWI or DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) within 10 years, class E felony:

  • Up to a $5,000 fine
  • Up to four years in jail
  • Minimum one-year revocation of your driver’s license

For a third-offense DWI or DWAI within 10 years, class D felony:

  • Up to a $10,000 fine
  • Up to seven years in jail
  • Minimum one-year revocation of your driver’s license

The penalties for drunk driving highly go up if your blood alcohol content is higher, if there is an accident, or if there were serious injuries or a fatality involved.

When you are charged with a crime, society tends to view you in a negative light, regardless of the outcome of the case. At Malik Law Firm, our criminal defense firm treats each accused person as innocent until proven guilty. These principles and our zealous representation and heart serve as the foundation of our work, our attorneys will work tirelessly to defend you.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

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Traffic Violations

WHAT ARE TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS?

If you have received a traffic ticket, contact the Malik Law Firm. We will fight the ticket and clear you of any fault, avoid points on your license, and prevent higher insurance rates. In the court, you admit to guilt when you pay your fine. We will help you fight back and improve your chances of keeping a clear record.

Do not hesitate to schedule a consultation with our law office as soon as possible. In most cases, you have 30 days from the date of the citation to pay the fine or fight the ticket. We will get to work right away. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Illegal Turns or U-Turns
  • Failure To Use Signals
  • Not Stopping for School Buses
  • Not Stopping for Emergency Vehicles
  • Running a Stop Sign
  • Running a Red Light
  • Speeding
  • Passing in a No-Passing Zone
  • Driving without a Valid License
  • Driving on a Suspended License
  • Careless or Reckless Driving

An experienced criminal defense attorney can be a significant asset to have on your side.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

Contact us for a consultation today

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Drug-related offenses

WHAT ARE DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES?

Possessing, selling, trafficking and manufacturing controlled substances are all serious criminal offenses. Possession and use of the following drugs: marijuana, crack, cocaine, crystal meth, ecstasy, heroin or illegal prescription drugs, is illegal in the state of New York. If you have been charged with a drug crime, you need to have a skilled criminal attorney on your side, one who knows how to best protect your rights at every step of the legal process.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

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Theft and Property Offenses

WHAT ARE THEFT AND PROPERTY OFFENSES?

Theft is a large offense under New York law and can seriously affect the lives of those convicted. Even a conviction of Petit Larceny can carry up to 1 year in jail. In your criminal record and the circumstances of the crime, other theft convictions can have a worse penalty.

An experienced attorney can help guide you through criminal proceedings, fight for dropped charges, or pursue minimized sentences.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

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Juvenile Offenses

WHAT ARE JUVENILE OFFENSES?

The State of New York deems individuals under the age of 16 as minors, and if they have committed a criminal act, they are seen as juvenile delinquents. In a criminal proceeding for a juvenile delinquent, the case is taken to a family court, and if a child is convicted, they will be known as a juvenile offender. It is vital that an experienced attorney be present. A criminal conviction for a minor can have negative lifelong effects and easily hurt a child’s ability to obtain financial assistance, education, and work in the future.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

Contact us for a consultation today

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Bench and Arrest Warrants

WHAT ARE BENCH AND ARREST WARRANTS?

A bench warrant is given if you do not appear in court, or if you have not responded to a court order. A bench warrant may be issued:

  • For nonpayment of traffic tickets
  • For failure to appear for a court date in a criminal case
  • For failure to respond to a subpoena
  • For failure to come to jury duty
  • Failure to pay child support according to a support order

After a bench warrant has been placed against you, you are subject to an arrest at any time. If a law enforcement officer stops you for any reason and they see you have a bench warrant, you will be taken into custody.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

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Violent Offenses

WHAT ARE VIOLENT OFFENSES?

A violent crime means any criminal felony in which force, violence, threats, and the use of deadly weapons are involved. This includes assault, murder, manslaughter, gang assault, kidnapping, carjacking, arson, domestic battery, battery, armed robbery, and weapon charges. These crimes can lead to long prison terms, large fines, probation, and an indefinite criminal record.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

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Domestic Violence

WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?

Domestic violence is defined as violence or aggressive behavior occurring between two people who hold a social or personal relationship. An order of protection can result from family court or criminal court proceedings. This can hurt you because your rights can be limited and you might not be able to contact the victim.

We understand how personal these matters can be and we are here to assist. Domestic violence penalties include: prison sentences, fees, loss of jobs, military careers, and loss of parental rights.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

Contact us for a consultation today

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Assault and Threat Offenses

WHAT ARE ASSAULT AND THREAT OFFENSES?

If an individual injures another without legal justification, this individual can be found guilty of assault under the New York State Law. This can be determined by:

  • If a weapon was used
  • Extent of the injury
  • If another crime took place at the same time
  • If the victim was protected under special state law

Third Degree Assault is when one is guilty of intentional physical injury to another individual. The misdemeanor is classified as Class A misdemeanor, which can result in one year in jail and a fine of $1,000, or three years of probation.

A second degree assault charge can occur if the person is found guilty in such cases:

  • Intentionally injuring someone with a dangerous instrument
  • Injuring someone involved in lawful duty, such as a police officer, firefighter, ect
  • Distributing a substance like a drug to cause unconsciousness, physical impairment, or injury without their consent
  • Assaulting an individual less than the age of 11 or older than the age of 65.

If a person is found guilty of any of the above charges, they may be sentenced up to three to seven years in prison.

First Degree Assault is the most serious assault crime which involves a person causing serious physical injury to someone. A person may be charged with First Degree Assault if he/she is found guilty of:

  • Seriously injuring someone with a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument
  • Permanently disfiguring the other person
  • Recklessly engaging in activities that could potentially kill someone else
  • Assaulting someone while committing or attempting to commit a felony

If a person is found guilty of First Degree Assault, this may be punishable by up to 25 years in prison.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

Contact us for a consultation today

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Criminal Possession of Weapons

WHAT IS CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF WEAPONS?

If an individual does have a firearm, even an unloaded one, it is up to the the prosecutor to charge one or both of these charges. To help you understand New York gun laws, it is important to hire a criminal attorney.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

Contact us for a consultation today

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Criminal Contempt

WHAT IS CRIMINAL CONTEMPT?

The penalties for Criminal Contempt could be probation, or even prison. It is necessary that you have the services of an aggressive, highly experienced, criminal defense attorney. Criminal Contempt charges may result from simple innocent conduct like simply greeting a party protected by an order of protection. These cases are even more difficult when dealing with marriages or relationships.

Malik Law Firm has significant years of experience working on Criminal defense cases. If you need assistance in a Criminal matter, Malik Law Firm has the expertise to represent you.

Contact us for a consultation today

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Call: 646-470-6859 646-901-7746
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