Many people think that DWI’s are strictly limited to driving under the influence of alcohol. However, the term “DWI” actually refers to driving while intoxicated by liquor, narcotics, or a habit-producing drug that affects the motorist’s “mental faculties or physical capabilities.” If you have been charged with a drug DWI, there is a very good chance you will face strict penalties, which is why you must read on and hire an experienced attorney who knows the ins and outs of the criminal defense process.
Do not think that the courts will go easy on you since it is only your first offense. If this is your first drug DWI offense, here are some of the consequences you may face:
If this is your second drug DWI charge, you will, rather unsurprisingly, be treated as a repeat offender. This means you will most likely face an even more hostile courtroom this time around. You may face the following:
Third-time offenders cannot afford to wait any longer. You must act now and hire an experienced attorney who is ready to aggressively combat your charges. Here are some of the penalties you may face:
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.