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Aggressive Defense Against DWI And Other Criminal Charges

Facing any kind of criminal charge in state or federal court is daunting. The consequences and the unknown often weigh on people’s minds. Mary Jane Murphy, Esq., is an experienced criminal defense lawyer who knows how to evaluate the prosecutor’s case and prepare a defense aimed at achieving the best possible outcome. Moreover, she goes above and beyond to take the time to get to know each client to understand their concerns and goals. She does not judge an individual accused of a criminal offense. She draws on nearly two decades of courtroom experience to deliver a strong criminal defense tailored to the goals of each client.

Experienced Criminal Defense Aimed At Results

Mary Jane has the experience, drive and knowledge to defend complex and serious charges in local, state and federal court. She can help clients with a variety of charges, including:

  • Drug charges, including possession, sales, manufacturing or trafficking
  • Burglary, robbery, petit larcenies or grand larcenies
  • Probation and parole violation and sex offender registry violations
  • Violent crimes such as Assaults, Arson, Weapon Possessions or Homicides
  • Domestic Violence (in Criminal & Family Courts)
  • Sex crimes and internet crimes (State & Federal Level charges)
  • Traffic tickets

An Experienced New York DWI/DWAI Lawyer

Drinking and driving charges are quite common in New York. A charge can have serious consequences on your ability to drive and other freedoms. The Law Office of Mary Jane Murphy combats DWI charges throughout New York state with creative, practical solutions grounded in criminal law. Mary Jane Murphy, Esq., has practiced law since 2000. She is highly experienced in defense against driving while impaired (DWI) and driving while ability impaired (DWAI) charges. Besides DWI and DWAI, Attorney Mary Jane Murphy can defend you against:

  • DWI or DWAI charges based on alcohol
  • Driving while impaired on a controlled substance such as marijuana or a legally prescribed prescription medication
  • Ignition interlock violations
  • Aggravated unlicensed operation and other traffic offenses

New York law defines DWI as driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher. However, the law considers someone with a BAC of .05 to .07 to be impaired. Driving with a BAC at this level is DWAI, which can carry a mandatory 90-day driver’s license suspension and a possible jail sentence of up to 15 days.

A standard DWI conviction can be even harsher. Besides potential jail time, penalties include an automatic six-month license suspension for a first offense. To get your license back, you will typically have to pay for an ignition interlock device to be installed in your vehicle for six months to a year, possibly longer is certain circumstances.

Proven Criminal Defense Solutions

Attorney Mary Jane Murphy will investigate the claims against you and develop a sound legal strategy based on her impressive depth of experience. She will give you her honest opinion on how to proceed and listen carefully to your stated preferences. Your rights and best interests will be her top priority. Contact the Law Office of Mary Jane Murphy in Binghamton right away to schedule a consultation with Attorney Murphy and begin your legal defense. Call 607-304-6195 or contact the firm online.  The firm has a 24-hour answering service to ensure your calls are answered, and your needs are attended to anytime day or night.