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Suffolk County DWI and DUI Lawyer

Matt Tuohy represents hundreds of people who have everything to lose resulting from the repercussions of driving while impaired.
Suffolk County DWI and DUI Lawyer

Suffolk County DWI and DUI Lawyer

A Highly-experienced Suffolk County DWI and DUI Lawyer

People often ask me, “Do I have a chance at beating a DUI or DWI charge?”

Every DUI/DWI case is different and the strength of your case will depend on the particular facts of your case. However, your chances of successfully challenging a DUI or DWI are much greater if you hire an experienced Suffolk County DWI and DUI Lawyer.

Certain defenses or circumstances may entitle you to a suppression of evidence, dismissal of the charges, or reduced charge or penalty. Maybe it is the case that the police did not have probable cause to stop your vehicle. Was there an error with the BAC testing procedure? Do you have credible witnesses who can say you were not intoxicated? Speaking with an experienced New York DUI attorney is vital to understanding your options when faced with a DUI or DWI charge.

If you have been charged with an Aggravated DWI or have prior DUI or DWI convictions on your record, it is especially important that you seek experienced DUI legal advice from a qualified Suffolk County criminal defense lawyer.

I just wanted to take the time to thank Matthew Tuohy for his efforts on resolving my case, his professionalism and his personal attention to my case. – Tony Lanza

DUI charges are serious and you need to a Suffolk county criminal lawyer who is competent in handling DUI or DWI charges. Matthew Tuohy is highly experienced in representing New York drivers charged with drunk driving and has successfully had charges dismissed in prior cases. Matthew Tuohy will provide you with proactive representation from the outset in fighting your cause. Sometimes signals of intoxication such as bloodshot eyes, unsual driving, and slurring speech can be easily explained by innocent factors. An experienced attorney can determine whether your stop was legal or not and fight for your justice.

Get in touch with Matthew Tuohy to arrange a free consultation with the best DWI and DUI lawyer on Long Island.

What are the types of alcohol and drug-related violations in New York State? (dmv.ny.gov)

  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI):  .08 Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) or higher or other evidence of intoxication. For drivers of commercial motor vehicles:  .04 BAC or other evidence of intoxication
  • Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Aggravated DWI):  .18 BAC or higher
  • Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol (DWAI/Alcohol):  more than .05 BAC but less than .07 BAC, or other evidence of impairment
  • Driving While Ability Impaired by a Single Drug other than Alcohol (DWAI/Drug)
  • Driving While Ability Impaired by a Combined Influence of Drugs or Alcohol (DWAI/Combination)
  • Chemical Test Refusal:  A driver who refuses to take a chemical test (normally a test of breath, blood or urine)
  • Zero Tolerance Law: A driver who is less than 21 years of age and who drives with a .02 BAC to .07 BAC violates the Zero Tolerance Law

When every second counts it’s important to have the best DWI and DUI lawyer on your side. Matthew Tuohy is the man who will fight for you.

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