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DWI probation is a period of supervision after a driving while intoxicated conviction. The purpose is to help with rehabilitation and to provide the right restrictions, guidance and treatments that will enable the accused to return to the roads safely in the future.
If you are convicted of driving while intoxicated, you may be sentenced to a period of DWI probation:
- 3 years for misdemeanor DWI
- 5 years for felony DWI
Some of the terms and conditions of your DWI probation are determined by the courts and the Probation Department. It is important to have an experienced defender representing you and your rights throughout this process. The law team of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria knows how much is at stake in cases like these. Their team of attorneys understands DWI probation in Buffalo, NY and will work hard to help you minimize the charges and penalties you are facing. Call 716 849 1333 to get started.
Understanding the conditions of your DWI probation.
Depending on your sentencing and the charges against you, here are some of the terms you may be facing:
- Probation supervision. You must report to your DWI probation officer at regularly scheduled times. Your home can also be required to undergo search and seizure at any time.
- Unannounced testing. Anyone on DWI probation in Buffalo, NY must submit to breath and blood testing whenever the Probation Department requires it. Find out more information on testing by visiting our breath and blood tests page.
- Restrictions on employment. You may be required to maintain a suitable and steady form of employment (or attend school).
- Restrictions on gun ownership. You cannot own or use any type of rifle, shotgun, handgun, black powder or antique firearms.
- Mandated drug and alcohol abstinence. All non-prescription drugs and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
- Restrictions on bars and nightclubs. People on DWI probation cannot enter bars, taverns, wineries, sports bars, nightclubs or any other place where the primary business is serving alcohol.
- Requirement of an Ignition Interlock Device. This device must be installed in your vehicle to check your breath-alcohol concentration before you can start the engine.
- Alcohol and drug abuse evaluation. You may have to undergo a professional evaluation and complete any treatment or counseling recommended.
- Required community service. You may be required to perform non-paid community service in your spare time.
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