DUI & DWI

Staten Island DUI/DWI Attorney

If you have been arrested for driving while drunk or under the influence of drugs, your rights and freedoms may be in jeopardy. A conviction can impact you for years, limiting your ability to drive, affecting your finances, and making it difficult to find employment. Even with stakes this high, you should not lose hope. 

At The Law Offices of Helene Mark, we work aggressively to defend those who have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI)/driving while intoxicated (DWI). Our traffic law attorney, Helene Mark, has decades of experience and has secured countless favorable outcomes in DUI/DWI cases. She is a skilled advocate who knows the ins and outs of New York and New Jersey laws. With her on your side, you can move ahead with confidence. 

Allow our firm to serve you. We get to know our clients and treat them with compassion. To us, this makes all the difference. Tell your story to our Staten Island DUI/DWI lawyer in a free consultation. We can conduct these meetings in person or virtually. 

To schedule your consultation, call (646) 891-1329 or contact us online

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Five-Star Client Reviews In Their Own Words

We prioritize your experience, and it shows in our reviews. Read through client testimonials below or call (646) 891-1329 today to start with a free consultation.

    "The Real Deal"
    If you don't use Helene Mark for your New York Traffic violations, you're making a big mistake. There is no one else I would go to!! She is the REAL DEAL and the GOAT of NYC Attorneys.
    - Arty M.
    "She Saved My Livelihood"
    There are not enough words to describe how knowledgeable, professional, caring and wonderful this team is. She assured me that she would do her very best to resolve the situation in my favor. AND SHE DID!!
    - Abdelhak B.
    "Excellent Experience"
    My experience with Helene Mark's office was excellent. The office staff is very professional. I was kept in the loop the whole time. I was thrilled to have my ticket dismissed.
    - Anthony C.
    "Worth Every Dollar"
    I've used Helene personally several times, as well as referring her to EVERYONE I know — she is AMAZING. My most recent ticket, doing 75 in a 50 on the BQE in Brooklyn — DISMISSED.
    - Christopher S.
    "Quick to Respond"
    Shout out to Helene Mark for helping me with my daughter's ticket!! she got it dismissed!! The law office is extremely helpful and very quick with answering emails and phone calls and I never had to wait.
    - Dean E.
    "Ticket Dismissed!"
    Helene Mark was always on top of it every time the court gave me a new date for my traffic ticket I was fighting. She kept me updated because I would sometimes forget to ask. Highly recommend.
    - Joann D.
    "An Excellent Team"
    Helene and her team hands down are great to work with. I called two hours before my case and they jumped into it right away. She was able to have both my tickets dismissed.
    - Former Client
    "Helene Is A Smart Cookie"
    Helene is amazing. Her staff is responsive and understanding. She knows the system well and makes you feel at complete ease. She is savvy. She had the ticket completely dismissed. She knows what to say and what to look for.
    - Former Client

The Penalties for DUI/DWI in New York & New Jersey

The penalties for DUI/DWI in New York and New Jersey often include fines, jail time, and license suspensions/revocations. The severity of penalties depends on whether an offense has been repeated, among other factors. 

A first-time DWAI in New York can result in a fine of up to $500, 15 days in jail, and a 90-day license suspension. The fines and jail time increase to as much as $1,500 and 180 days for second and third offenses. Repeat DWAI convictions also come with a six-month license revocation. 

For DWI in New York, the penalties range from $500 to $10,000 in fines and one to four years of incarceration. A conviction will also lead the state to revoke licenses for six months or longer. 

New Jersey’s DUI/DWI penalties include fines of up to $1,000, imprisonment between 30 and 180 days, and license forfeiture/suspension. 

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