Criminal Defense Lawyer Lake George NY
Have you been arrested for a crime in Lake George, Queensbury, Glens Falls or anywhere in the surrounding Warren County area? The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca provides experienced criminal defense services, including drug-related offenses, DWI defense, boating while intoxicated (BWI), domestic violence crimes, criminal mischief, theft crimes, assault, among other criminal charges.
Attorney Andrew DeLuca will help get you the best outcomes possible for your case. He knows how to fight in court and when to negotiate skillfully.
Why Hire Warren County Defense Attorney Andrew DeLuca
Personal Service: When you call The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca for a free consultation you’ll be connected directly to Mr. DeLuca. Not a secretary, receptionist or junior associate. If your case is a good fit, Attorney Andrew DeLuca will represent you. He takes on fewer cases than large law firms to give each client personalized service. He’ll be available when you need him.
Proven Track Record: The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca has successfully defended clients accused of crimes for over ten years. We have been named Best Law Firm in Saratoga County by the readers of The Saratogian and more than 100 5 star reviews on Google. He strives to give clients the best experience possible.
Trial Experience: The majority of attorneys do not take cases to trial. Instead, they will try to negotiate with the prosecutor to secure a plea bargain deal. In some cases, negotiation is the best tactic. However, to create leverage during a negotiation, the court must believe that the attorney will take the case to trial if the terms of the deal are not fair. If necessary, Attorney Andrew DeLuca will take your case to trial. He has successfully defended clients from complex murder charges at trial, resulting in a less severe sentence for the client than what was originally offered.
Knowledge of Local Courts: Attorney Andrew DeLuca has extensive experience in courts across the greater NY Capital Region. Saratoga County, Warren County, Washington County Schenectady County, Fulton County, and Montgomery County are some of the counties where Mr. DeLuca has defended clients.
What Upstate NY Says About The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca
Lake George DWI Defense Attorney
Lake George is a popular vacation destination for people across NY State and surrounding states. While people relax around the lake, on boats or go out for a night, alcohol is often consumed. If you have been charged with a DWI in Lake George, you should contact a DWI defense attorney right away. The Town of Lake George and Warren County take DWI charges very seriously. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your DWI arrest, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a Felony DWI. Either charge could result in the loss of your license, jail time, and fines. An experienced Lake George DWI lawyer will investigate the circumstances around your arrest to ensure that your rights were not violated, that the proper procedures were followed, and work with the court to reduce the severity of the charges when it’s possible.
Lake George BWI Defense Attorney
If you’re enjoying a few drinks on Lake George and operating a boat or jet ski, it’s important to be aware that you can be charged with Boating While Intoxicated (BWI), Boating While Ability Impaired by Alcohol, or Boating While Ability Impaired by Drugs.
For a first offense of BWAI Alcohol is a violation and not a crime. Fines go from $300 to $500, and there is a possible sentence of 15 days in jail. A second offense is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and increased fines. A third offense involves even more fines and jail time. In addition, your ability operate a boat can be suspended for six months or more for any BWAI Alcohol charge. Your prior criminal history can affect the seriousness of the offense.
Boating While Ability Impaired by Drugs (BWAI Drugs) is a misdemeanor offense. The prosecutor just needs to prove that the operator of a motorized vessel had consumed drugs and that his/her ability to operate the motorized vessel was impaired.
Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) is proven when it is shown that the operator of a motorized vessel operates it in an intoxicated state. Intoxication is presumed when a vessel’s operator is shown to have a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.08% or more. It’s a crime which carries a potential sentence of up to one year in jail or three years of probation.
Although misdemeanors are not punished as severely as felonies, misdemeanor charges should be taken seriously. Class A misdemeanors can result in up to 12 months in jail time. Examples of class A misdemeanors in New York State include petit larceny, drug possession, and third-degree assault.
Class B misdemeanors are less serious misdemeanor charges such as harassment, public lewdness, and criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree.
Unclassified misdemeanors such as driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and driving without a license can also result in jail time and fines.
Felon charges have the potential to not only threaten your current freedom but also limit your opportunities in the future. If you’ve been charged with a felony in Lake George, Warren County, or the surrounding region, its essential to contact a Lake George criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. New York State felony charges can result in prison time, fines, probation, parole, loss of professional licenses, and limited future job opportunities.
Lake George NY Lawyer
If you have been arrested for a DWI, felony, misdemeanor or even a violation in Lake George and the surrounding Upstate New York region, it’s imperative to contact a local lawyer who has experience in the Warren County courts. Attorney Andrew DeLuca offers free and confidential consultations that can help you better understand the charges that you face and the options available to defend yourself.
The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca is proud to serve clients from Lake George, Queensbury, Warren County, and Upstate New York. We’ll fight to get the best possible outcome for your case.
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About Lake George
Lake George is a village in the Adirondack Mountains located in Warren County, New York, United States. It’s located north of Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs. The village has a population of around 3,600. It’s sometimes referred to as the “Queen of American Lakes”. The lake was named for King George II of Great Britain. Lake George is notable for its natural beauty and as a vacation destination. The area is home to several state parks, including Lake George Battlefield Park, which preserves the site of the Battle of Lake George. In addition to its natural beauty, the area is also known for its numerous summer camps. Camping in Lake George dates back to 1885, when the first campground in the Lake George area was established. Today, there are over 100 campsites in the Lake George area, ranging from small tent sites to large RV parks.