First Offense DUI

A DUI can have serious consequences on your life. If you have received a DUI for the first time, you need a skilled and competent criminal defense lawyer by your side.

I am attorney George F. Hildebrandt, and I have significant experience representing individuals charged with drunk driving. I have been defending individuals in the Syracuse area and throughout New York for 30 years, and achieved favorable outcomes for many clients. Contact my law firm online, or by phone at 315-350-3980, to discuss your drunk driving charges.

What Are the Penalties for a First DUI?

If you are a first-time offender, the following penalties may apply:

  • Fine between $500 and $1000
  • Jail up to one year
  • Probation up to three years
  • License revocation for at least six months (longer if under 21 or BAC .18% or above)
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Significant additional court, administrative and program fees

If you have been pulled over and charged with a DWI for the first time, it is important to call a DWI attorney as soon as possible. You face suspension of your driving privileges at your first court appearance, but I can help.

Why Work With Me?

At my law firm, your DUI/DWI case will be given with the same attention that I give to the most serious criminal charges. I will provide you personalized service, thoroughly investigating the details surrounding your situation.

I have a proven record of success helping clients get their charges reduced or dismissed. A charge will go on your permanent record, which could negatively affect your opportunities for employment. Contact me for aggressive representation against your charges.

Call My Law Firm for Immediate Assistance

You do not need to panic over your first DUI charge. If you have been pulled over by the police, call me, George F. Hildebrandt, Attorney at Law, at 315-350-3980, or send me an email. I will provide you with immediate assistance.