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Goshen Blood Alcohol Test Defense Lawyer

At the Law Office of Alan L. Joseph, I have more than 30 years of experience handling DWI defense cases for clients from Goshen, Middletown, throughout Orange County and across the area.

One of the key elements in DWI cases is the blood alcohol content of the driver, as determined by a Breathalyzer test or blood test. In any DWI case, I explore all of the prosecution's evidence to determine if test results are valid or inadmissible.

The following circumstances may result in getting blood alcohol tests dismissed as evidence:

  • The blood test was not administered by qualified personnel
  • The blood sample was not properly preserved
  • The laboratory technician was not qualified to perform his or her duties
  • The blood test equipment was defective or not properly maintained

I will explore all legitimate strategies in defending you against these charges. As a former prosecutor, I understand the burden of proof the prosecution bears in DWI/DUI cases.

Contact my law office today online or by telephone at 845-201-9475 to speak with a knowledgeable Goshen blood alcohol test defense attorney.

BAC Limits in New York: DWI and DWAI

In New York, a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .07 percent is considered to be evidence that your ability is impaired by alcohol (termed DWAI or driving while ability impaired), which is not a criminal offense, but substantial penalties can be imposed. However, a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent or more is evidence of intoxication (known as DWI, driving while intoxicated), which is considered a criminal charge. The difference between the two can have a tremendous impact on your lifestyle and your future.

When there is cause for doubt, I am often successful in getting a criminal charge for DUI reduced to a non-criminal charge of DWAI. And if we can't negotiate a reasonable disposition, we can litigate to get incorrectly obtained evidence thrown out or convince the jury that mitigating circumstances warrant a change in the charges.

Contact an Orange County DWI Test Defense Attorney

If you are facing drunk driving charges in New York, I am here to protect your rights. Contact my law office today online or by telephone at 845-201-9475 to speak with an experienced Goshen blood alcohol test defense lawyer.

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Law Office of Alan L. Joseph
261 Greenwich Avenue
Goshen, NY 10924

Phone: 845-201-9475
Fax: 845-294-1447
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