Thanksgiving is a holiday that can involve drinking with family and friends. It is important to note the penalties of a DWI in New Jersey, and ensure that you are not getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol. Reach out to our firm today if you have been charged. Our skilled New Jersey criminal defense attorneys are prepared to fight for you and your rights.
New Jersey takes DWI offenses very seriously, even if it is your first time. If you are pulled over by law enforcement with a blood alcohol concentration of .08-.09% while operating a vehicle, you can expect to face the following penalties for a first offense DWI:
Furthermore, it is essential to understand that for your first offense, if your BAC was higher than 0.10%, you will most likely face even harsher penalties, including a $300-$500 fine and a 7-12 month license suspension. Contact our firm today if you were charged with a Thanksgiving DWI.
For a second offense DWI, you will be classified as a repeat offender in New Jersey. This will likely result in even harsher consequences including the following:
If you have been charged with a third DWI, you will encounter life-altering consequences. Without the services of a skilled New Jersey criminal divorce attorney, you can expect to face the following:
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.