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When you are charged with a DWI, it can be difficult to know what your options are and where you can turn for help. If convicted of a DWI, you face severe penalties, so it is important that you seek assistance from someone with expertise and knowledge who knows how to limit the consequences from affecting you for the rest of your life. At Lair, Warner and Shay P.C., our attorneys have been serving the trial needs of Wayne County and the Finger Lakes Region for more than 50 years — this includes helping our DWI clients minimize the damage of receiving a DWI. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation and see how we can use our experience to your benefit.

When clients come to us facing DWI charges, they often have many questions. Some of these include:

  • Will I lose my driver's license?

  • How long will I lose my license for?

  • Will a DWI affect my CDL license?

  • Will I go to jail/how long will I go to jail?

  • Will I pay a fine for a DWI?

  • How much are the fines?

  • Does a DWI affect my job in any way?

  • How will a DWI affect my future?

  • What is an ignition interlock device?


Our lawyers are able to answer these and all other questions that you have about DWIs in New York.

Our staff includes a former Wayne County Assistant District Attorney so we are well aware of what tactics the prosecution will use to try and convict you. We work hard to help you avoid a conviction or reduce the charges to Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI). A DWAI is a violation, not a misdemeanor like a DWI, meaning that your license will be suspended for a shorter period of time and you will not have a misdemeanor on a criminal record.

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