Westchester County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Offering 24/7 Defense Representation
If you have been arrested in White Plains or anywhere else in Westchester
County, you may currently be at risk of imminent imprisonment, heavy fines,
and other serious consequences. Make no mistake: If you are involved in
a criminal matter of any kind, you may be in immediate danger of facing
a conviction that could result in the loss of your freedom and the burden
of dealing with a criminal record for the rest of your life.
You have no time to waste in consulting a highly experienced Westchester
County and Putnam County criminal defense lawyer. Your telephone consultation
with Defense Lawyer Robert Schuster is free, and the firm takes on criminal
cases throughout all of Westchester County, Putnam County, and the surrounding areas.
The firm also utilizes private investigators, translators and other professional
The firm can provide defense representation for cases involving:
Westchester County DWI Attorney Robert Schuster regularly represents professionals,
from attorneys, doctors, to company executives, whose careers could be
devastated by a DWI conviction. In many situations, a person convicted
of a serious DWI or another criminal offense can be stripped of licenses
and accreditations, making the worst penalty of them all the loss of their
career and income. Attorney Schuster knows to give DWI defense cases of
this nature an even higher standard of care and attention to detail since
there is even more hanging in the balance.
Proven DWI Defense for Drunk Driving Charges
As a former prosecutor, Westchester County DWI Attorney Robert Schuster
has extensive experience handling a broad range of drunk driving cases.
He understands the intricacies of the law, how prosecutors approach cases,
and what it takes to build an effective defense. Whether this is your
first DWI offense or a repeat offense, the firm is here to help you fight
your criminal charges and help you protect your driving privileges.
High profile matters that Mr. Schuster has defended have received coverage
by NBC News, ABC News,
New York Newsday,
The Herald Tribune,
The Daily Mail, Entertainment Tonight,
The New York Post,
The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, CBS News,
The Journal News,
The San Francisco Chronicle, AM970, AM510, and WHLT.
Learn more about DWI charges and how our team can help you:
Former Prosecutor Representing Individuals Statewide
Out of all of the criminal defense lawyers in Westchester County, why choose
Robert Schuster? Mr. Schuster has
handled thousands of cases as a former prosecutor and criminal defense lawyer. Having experience
on both sides of the system has helped him establish a foundation of knowledge
and expertise that enables him to build more compelling cases. He also
has received training in negotiation from experts at Harvard University,
meaning that he can conduct a strategic negotiation with the district
attorney if it is desirable to avoid a trial and obtain reduced charges
or a dismissal.
Build a Personalized Defense Against Your Charges
Robert Schuster's experience as a former prosecutor has given him a
special understanding of New York criminal prosecutions and allows him
to anticipate procedural variations in specific types of cases. This enables
him to be immediately prepared with multiple options for your defense,
however the circumstances of your case unfold.
After analyzing the unique circumstances of each case, Mr. Schuster determines
the optimal defense strategy. Whether or not your case requires negotiations
or a more aggressive approach, Mr. Schuster's negotiation and trial
skills will leave you with certainty that you have chosen the right man
for the job of defending you against a system heavily weighted toward
The best criminal defense lawyers continually educate themselves. Mr. Schuster
considers it his professional obligation to keep abreast with every new
development in New York criminal law and he utilizes cutting-edge developments
to garner outstanding results for his White Plains clients.
Aggressive Representation for High-Stakes Cases
Being charged with a crime can be a daunting and sometimes confusing experience.
From the initial telephone consultation, Westchester County Defense Lawyer
Robert Schuster will not only guide you through the process you will face,
but he will also explain your options and carefully lay out the optimal
strategy he will utilize to get you the best possible result in your case.
When the stakes are high and you need a lawyer with talent, passion, experience,
and cool temperament under fire, Robert Schuster is the experienced criminal
lawyer you need to defend you anywhere in the state of New York. If you
are looking for a top-ranked, highly experienced Westchester criminal
lawyer to fight for your rights, look no further.
DWI Charges in Westchester
Are you facing
DWI charges in Westchester? Westchester DWI attorney
Robert Schuster can help. Weather you’ve been charged for drinking and driving or
driving while under the influence of drugs, you’re facing steep
penalties. DWI defense attorney Mr. Schuster brings to your case prosecution
experience and experience from handling thousands of state and federal
cases. To date, Attorney Robert Schuster has also never allowed a client to
be sentenced to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or
felony. Do not delay in
hiring Mr. Schuster to defend your DWI case; your future depends on it.
Interlock Ignition Device
interlock ignition device (IID) may need to be installed in your car if you’ve been convicted
of a misdemeanor or felony DWI in Westchester – even if this is
your fist DWI conviction. With the IID installed, you won’t be able
to start your car until you’ve breathed into the device and register
at a BAC level that’s below the IID limit. If you’re facing
a DWI charge in Westchester,
contact Mr. Schuster and let him build a case which could stop an IID instillation in your car.
DWI Blood Alcohol Thresholds in Westchester County
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in New York State is .05 for anyone operating
a motor vehicle while impaired and .08 for being drunk or intoxicated
while driving. Let Westchester County DWI lawyer
Robert Schuster defend your DWI case. He has a
95% success rate at trial and to date has not lost a DWI trial. He will vigorously fight
your Westchester DWI charges. Robert Schuster has never allowed a client
to be sentenced to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor
Contact Mr. Schuster today.
Westchester County DWI with Children in the Car
If you’ve been charged with a DWI in Westchester County while someone
16 years of age or younger were in your car, you face a felony conviction.
A first offence Class E felony in Westchester could result in 5 years
of probation or a maximum sentence of 4 years in jail. Put the experience of
a former prosecutor behind your Westchester DWI case.
Hiring Mr. Schuster for your case could be the most important decision for your future.
You’ll be charged with
aggravated DWI if your BAC was .18 or higher while operating a motor vehicle. The consequences
for aggravated DWI in Westchester increase after each offense; it’s
critical that you have an experienced and aggressive Westchester aggravated
DWI lawyer on your side.
Mr. Schuster has never lost a DWI trial and has been named a Top 10 DWI Lawyer in New
York by the American Institute of DWI Attorneys. Let Robert Schuster fight for you;
contact us today to start your defense.
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
In Westchester, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or
higher and .04 or higher if you possess a commercial license.
DWI is a serious crime in New York State; if you’re facing a DWI conviction
you’ll need the relentless defense of leading New York DWI attorney
Robert Schuster. Robert Schuster has never allowed a client to be sentenced to jail where
the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony. Do not delay in
contacting DWI attorney Mr. Schuster; he offers free telephone consultations.
Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) by Alcohol
The penalties are steep for
DWAI charges in Westchester. That’s why you’ll need an experienced
and relentless Westchester County DWAI lawyer on your side.
Robert Schuster has the experience your DWAI case needs; let him defend you. Not convinced? His
case results will show you he’s the right Westchester DWAI lawyer for your case.
Contact Robert Shuster today for a free telephone consultation.
Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) by Drugs
If you show impaired ability signs while operating a vehicle you may be
DWAI. Yes, you’re innocent until proven guilty, however the prosecution
will work tirelessly to ensure you’re found guilty. If you’re
in this situation, you need
Robert Schuster’s legal representation. He has a 95% success rate at trial and is
a former prosecutor so he knows how the prosecution of your case operates
at every level.
Westchester County DWAI lawyer Robert Schuster will caringly stand by your side every step of the way.
Chemical Test Refusal
After you’ve been pulled over for a possible DWI, the officer may
ask you to perform a chemical test. Refusal to take a chemical test results
in a suspension of your license by the court at your arraignment and the
court will schedule a DMV
refusal hearing. During this process, you’ll want anexperienced Westchester DWI attorney by your side. Robert Schuster has never allowed a client to be sentenced
to jail where the sole top count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony.
Contacting Mr. Schuster as soon as possible after your arrest will allow him sufficient
time to prepare your case’s defense.
Zero Tolerance Law
New York’s zero tolerance law is violated when someone 21 years of
age or younger operates a vehicle with a .02 BAC to .07 BAC level. Drivers
in this situation face significant consequences. With your future on the
line, you’ll need a seasoned
DWI trial lawyer behind your case. Mr. Schuster has handled thousands of State and Federal
criminal cases since 1995 with a 95% success rate. Let him handle yours.
Contact Westchester DWI lawyer Robert Schuster today to begin your defense.
New York Conditional License
You can receive a conditional license following your first DWI conviction
by completing the
Drinking Driver Program (DDP). If you need assistance during this process, contact The Law Offices
of Robert Schuster.
Mr. Schuster has more than 15 years of experience to bring to your case.
Contact Robert Schuster today for a free telephone consultation.
Westchester County DWI Cases
If you’re facing
DWI charges in Westchester County, expect the prosecution to take a strong
stance towards your case. Let Westchester
DWI attorney Robert Schuster fight the prosecution behind your case. Mr. Schuster his 95% trial success
rate and experience as a former prosecutor; he’ll know exactly how
to craft a defense specifically for your case. Attorney Robert Schuster
has never allowed a client to be sentenced to jail where the sole top
count was a DWI misdemeanor or felony.
Mr. Schuster will navigate your DWI charges with you; don’t hesitate to
call his office today to bring his vast experience to bear in defending you DWI matter
anywhere in New York City, and Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange,
and Rockland Counties.
Contact The Law Offices of Robert Schuster
today. The firm is available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week for a free telephone consultation.
The firm proudly serves
all jurisdictions in the state of New York, including Putnam County, Rockland County, and Westchester County
communities including, Ardsley, Bedford, Briarcliff Manor, the Bronx, Bronxville, Buchanan, Cortland, Croton-On-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Larchmont, Lewisboro, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Mount Pleasant, Mt. Vernon, New Castle, New Rochelle, North Castle, North Salem, Ossining, Peekskill City Court, Pelham, Pleasantville, Port Chester, Pound Ridge, Rye, Scarsdale, Sleepy Hollow, Somers, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, White Plains, Yonkers