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I treasure my clients and truly appreciate that they retain me to defend them in matters of such importance. I will do everything in my power to get you a great result.
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We understand this can be one of the most embarrassing, stressful times in their lives. We are here to help.
I will answer all of your questions. I will explain the DWI charges you face. I will explain potential strategies to win your case. New clients ALWAYS feel better after they speak to me.
- Ed Palermo
Hauppauge DWI Attorney
Expert Hauppauge DWI Attorneys Serving Hauppauge, NY
Discover the unparalleled legal professionalism of Ed Palermo, your reliable Hauppauge DWI lawyer with nearly three decades of dedicated experience. Specializing in DWI cases, Ed Palermo has successfully represented over 1000 residents from Long Island and NYC. With a proven track record and a commitment to client satisfaction, he stands as the go-to choice for individuals facing DWI charges in Hauppauge.
Voted Best Lawyer in Long Island
Ed Palermo proudly holds the title of “Best Lawyer on Long Island” for five consecutive years, from 2019 to 2023. This esteemed recognition, along with a perfect “10” rating from AVVO and glowing 5-star reviews from satisfied clients, speaks volumes about his dedication to client satisfaction. Ed Palermo is also acknowledged as a “Trailblazer” by the New York Law Journal, solidifying his reputation as a trusted Hauppauge DWI lawyer.
Arrested For A Criminal or DWI charge? You Probably Have A Number Of Questions:
- Will I go to jail?
- Will I be placed on probation?
- Will I have a permanent criminal record?
- Will I lose my license?
- What happens when I go to court?
- How long will the court process last?
- How can I find the best lawyer to defend me?
Notable DWI Results
Edward represented a New Jersey Businessman charged with DWI
Hauppauge DWI Lawyer Edward Palermo negotiates a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation.
Medical Doctor charged with DWI
Edward Palermo negotiates reduction to simple traffic infraction to insure no negative impact on Doctor’s career.
Pennsylvania business man charged with DWI
DWI Lawyer Edward Palermo negotiates a reduced charge of only a single traffic violation.
Edward Palermo represented student at Stony Brook University charged with DWI
Again, Edward negotiates a reduction of the criminal charges to a non-criminal traffic violation.
Edward Palermo represented a Brooklyn resident in a DWI charge on Long Island
As a successful real estate broker, the client was concerned about the effect a criminal conviction would have on his professional license and livelihood. The District Attorney would not reduce the charge to a non-criminal traffic violation because the client was previously arrested for driving while intoxicated. Edward found a flaw in the prosecution’s handling of the case and made a motion to dismiss the case. The motion was granted in its entirety and the case was completely DISMISSED.
Client charged with aggravated DWI
Client is a financial professional and his future career advancement was in jeopardy if convicted of this serious misdemeanor crime. The Suffolk County District Attorney VERY RARELY agrees to reduce such a charge because of the elevated Blood Alcohol Content finding by police. Long Island DWI Attorney Edward Palermo negotiated an extremely favorable resolution which will lead to the reduction of the aggravated DWI to a simple traffic infraction after 1 year of good behavior by the client. His professional license and future career opportunities are secure.
Client charged with DWI after driving his vehicle into a residential home
The District Attorney originally recommended jail time. Long Island DWI Lawyer Edward Palermo negotiated a very favorable outcome which will lead to dismissal of criminal charges and only a traffic violation after 1 year of good conduct by client.
Client charged with aggravated DWI and additional violations with a motor vehicle accident
Edward Palermo scheduled the matter for trial before The Honorable Joseph Girardi of the Nassau County First District Court. First, Edward was able to obtain dismissal of the additional violations after motion during the trial and the client was then found NOT GUILTY of the aggravated DWI charge after trial. All charges dismissed and client, who is a teacher, was able to resume his life and career with a clean record.
Meet Ed Palermo
I am a Suffolk County DWI Lawyer with more than 29 years of experience. I concentrate my practice on helping individuals who face DWI charges. I have represented more than 1000 Long Island and NYC residents over my career.
I am proud of my track record of success. Helping my clients is my only goal. If you or a loved one needs a Long Island DWI Lawyer, please do not hesitate to call me today. I am always here to help.
There is no substitute for experience when finding a Long Island DWI Attorney. I am always happy to extend my family of clients. I will fight for you and make sure that you always feel protected and secure.
"...very hard working and did his best to get me a favorable outcome."
I hired attorney Ed Palermo when I was facing robbery charges last year. He was very hard working and did his best to get me a favorable outcome. Thank you, Ed!
"Ed Palermo is your best option."
Attorney Palermo was my domestic violence defense lawyer when I was accused of domestic violence. I had a really hard time when I was charged but attorney Palermo was there to make the process easier. There's no one else I would recommend. If you are facing domestic violence charges in New York, Ed Palermo is your best option.
"He is extremely sharp in court..."
I had reverently used Ed Palermo as my attorney in a criminal case. Was extremely pleased with the outcome. He is extremely sharp in court and reached the exact outcome we had discussed prior. I would strongly recommend to anyone.
Having attorney Ed Palermo as my defense attorney was an amazing experience. He knew the law inside and out and kept me updated throughout my case. So grateful!
"Miracle worker and such a gentleman."
I searched for a lawyer for a friend of mine and hands down Ed is the Best lawyer on Long Island. The Best!!!!!!! I’d refer him to anyone. Miracle worker and such a gentleman.
"... took care of me through every stage."
Ed guided and took care of me through every stage. Any question I had or concern he would explain the situation, options and how we overcome it to resolve the best outcome for me.
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Frequently Asked Questions When Faced with a Hauppauge DWI Charge
When confronted with a Hauppauge DWI charge, individuals often have pressing questions. Here are some frequently asked questions to help you navigate this challenging situation:
- What are the consequences of a Hauppauge DWI conviction?
A Hauppauge DWI conviction can lead to severe penalties, including fines, license suspension, increased insurance premiums, mandatory education programs, and potential imprisonment. The gravity of consequences depends on factors such as prior convictions and the level of intoxication.
- Do I need a lawyer for a Hauppauge DWI case?
Yes, legal representation is crucial when facing a Hauppauge DWI charge. An experienced DWI lawyer can navigate the complex legal system, challenge evidence, and build a robust defense tailored to your unique circumstances, increasing the likelihood of a favorable outcome.
- Can I contest the results of a breathalyzer or blood test?
Absolutely. Contesting the results of a breathalyzer or blood test is possible. Errors in testing procedures, equipment calibration, or other factors may impact accuracy, and a skilled attorney can scrutinize the evidence to identify potential weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.
- What should I do if arrested for Hauppauge DWI?
If arrested for Hauppauge DWI, stay calm and contact an experienced DWI attorney immediately. Avoid making statements to law enforcement without your attorney present. Your lawyer will guide you through the legal process and work to protect your rights.
Consequences of a Hauppauge DWI Charge
Understanding the potential consequences of a Hauppauge DWI charge is crucial for informed decision-making. Consequences may include:
- Financial Penalties
A Hauppauge DWI conviction often results in substantial fines, court costs, and other financial obligations, placing a significant burden on individuals and their families.
- License Suspension
A DWI conviction may lead to the suspension of your driver’s license, restricting your ability to commute to work, school, or other essential activities.
- Increased Insurance Premiums
Insurance premiums typically soar after a DWI conviction, straining your budget for years to come.
- Criminal Record
A Hauppauge DWI conviction results in a criminal record, impacting employment opportunities, housing options, and other aspects of your life.
Contact Our Hauppauge DWI Lawyer For Assistance Today
If you are facing a Hauppauge DWI charge, don’t face the legal complexities alone. Contact our Hauppauge DWI attorney, Ed Palermo today for a confidential consultation and let his nearly three decades of experience work for you. Your future is too important to leave to chance, and Ed is committed to being your trusted advocate throughout the legal process.