In New York State, if you are asked by a police officer to take a breathalyzer test and refuse, you are subjected to a Refusal Hearing. This occurs within 15 days of your arraignment for DWI. This can be a very difficult time for a driver. The stakes are huge. If you are not successful at the Refusal Hearing, the consequences can be devastating. This website has been set up to give those facing this issue an avenue of information that can help them make an informed decision. It is imperative that you appear with an attroney at this hearing.
The law in this field is incredibly complex and completely seperate from the DWI case that is being prosecuted in criminal court. The Administrative Law Judge has to follow a certain set of protocols and procedures in order for the case to proceed in a legal manner. If you are facing a Refusal Hearing in New York City, contact The Law Offices of Michael S. Discioarro, LLC at 917-519-8417. Mr. Discioarro is a former DWI prosecutor and law professor who will personally handle your case from beginning to end and give you the best chance of getting your case dismissed.