Category: DUI/DWI

Successful Withdrawal of Guilty Plea – CPL 440.10 Motion

Client With DACA Status Allowed to Withdraw a Previous Guilty Plea to DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) The Law Office of Ali Najmi was successful in persuading the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and Manhattan Criminal Court to allow our client, a “Dreamer” and recipient of DACA, to withdraw a previously entered plea of guilty to…

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Historic Plea Achieved With Queens DA – DACA and DWI

The Law Office of Ali Najmi was able to achieve a historic and unprecedented plea in Queens County for our client, who is an immigrant participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and facing a charge of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). DACA is an administrative form of relief from deportation. The purpose…

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DWI/DUI Penalties in New York

Driving While Intoxicated/Driving While Ability Impaired No one should get behind the wheel if you have had too many drinks. License suspension and installation of an ignition interlock device in your car are common consequences of being convicted of DWI in New York. If bodily injury or property damage were involved, then jail time and…

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