What is Leandra's Law in New York State?

 

Q: What is Leandra’s Law in New York State?

A: Leandra’s Law in New York State is a separate law and separate offense beyond DWI that entails the possibility of a felony if you have a minor in your vehicle with you at the same time that you are driving while intoxicated. It is a heightened offense, because you are putting minors at peril and at risk of harm, because you are driving while intoxicated.