Individuals convicted of an underage DWI charge can expect life-long consequences. That is why if you or your child have been charged, you will need to retain the services of a skilled Bergen County criminal defense attorney today.
The state of New Jersey has implemented a zero-tolerance law to hold those who drink and drive legally responsible. In the event that an underage driver has a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of even 0.01% while driving a vehicle, he or she can obtain an underage DWI offense. Typically, these cases are held in municipal court, however, in instances where underage drivers have a BAC of over 0.08% and are caught behind the wheel can be charged as an adult and face the same DWI penalties as an of-age driver. To learn more about underage DWIs, reach out to our skilled firm today.
In New Jersey, if an underage driver receives a DWI, he or she may face serious penalties. The penalties of an underage DWI are used to prevent the individual from engaging in the same behavior again and to help get him back on the right path. These penalties may include the following:
You should not be facing the consequences of an underage DWI alone. Reach out to our firm today to have a skilled Bergen County DWI attorney on your side.
Kevin T. Conway is an experienced Bergen County criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need an aggressive criminal lawyer, contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a free consultation.