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Skilled Representation For DWI Offenses And Drunk Driving Charges

People from all walks of life can be charged with drug- or alcohol-related driving offenses in New York. State laws regarding DWI and DWAI offenses are vast and complex. It can take years for a practicing lawyer to gain a full understanding of the nuances of New York’s drunk driving laws.

Leo V. Duval, Attorney at Law, in Staten Island is well-versed in all aspects of the laws related to DWI/DWAI/DUI allegations. As a former prosecutor, he can review every detail from the perspective of the prosecution as well as a seasoned DWI defense lawyer. It takes more than a cursory review of the traffic stop and potential challenges in the chemical testing procedure to analyze a DWI case.

Leo Duval painstakingly analyzes every step in the DWI process from the basis for the stop to the police encounter and every additional stage. Among the many areas where errors can taint the evidence or violate your rights are the processes associated with field sobriety testing, the preliminary breath test, the Intoxicated Driver Testing Unit, coordinator testing, administration of chemical testing or refusal, and arrest processing. Every detail is critical, including protecting Fifth Amendment rights associated with police interviews and alleged confessions.

Addressing All Matters In DWI Cases To Protect Your Rights

A complete defense includes a strategic review of all of the relevant details, as every case is unique. Defense lawyer Leo V. Duval has worked tirelessly on behalf of clients to effectively obtain creative solutions, tailored to the individual facts of the case and circumstances of his client.

When it requires a trial to protect your interests, you deserve to have a lawyer who has earned the respect of clients and adversaries for diligence and tenacity in the courtroom. Attorney Duval is that lawyer. He has handled hundreds of DWI cases to protect the rights of clients and keep them on the road.

Trial lawyer Leo V. Duval has substantial experience advising and representing clients in all alcohol-related driving matters, including:

  • Underage drinking and driving
  • DWAI offenses
  • DWI charges
  • DWI-related loss of license
  • Commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders and DWI charges
  • Chemical test refusal accusations
  • Test refusal hearings before the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Vehicle seizure and forfeiture
  • Repeat DWI violations
  • Felony DWI, including first-time felonies under Leandra’s Law
  • Out-of-state operators facing New York DWI charges

Leo V. Duval Is Available 24 Hours A Day, 365 Days A Year

When you retain Leo V. Duval to defend you against drinking and driving charges, you will work with an accomplished lawyer devoted to protecting your rights. That includes taking the time to learn your individual circumstances to tailor your defense to your unique situation. To arrange a free initial consultation to discuss your drunk driving defense with a trusted lawyer, send an email to Leo V. Duval using the online form, or call 347-690-1777. Reasonable payment plans are available.