If you have refused a brethalyzer in Huntington, NY, you will have your license suspended at the arriagnment and be given a date for a hearing at New York DMV Office. This is called a suspension hearing. If a driver looses this hearing, his license will be suspended for a year and this is completely separate from the criminal case. The refusal will also be used in court against the client.
States have made it a punishable offense to refuse to take a Breathalyzer test if a police officer stops the driver on suspicion of driving while under the influence. However, drivers in most states still have certain rights, such as the right to be advised of the penalty for refusal and the right to have an independent third party administer the test.
If you have a Huntington DWI case that involves refusing a brethalyzer test, contact The Law Offices of William J. Kephart, and let us put you back on the road. Call our 24 hour hotline at 888-692-5879.