Boating While Intoxicated

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Much like with any vehicle, it is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you are arrested and charged for boating under the influence, you will face harsh penalties under the law. At the Law Offices of Christopher L. Baxter, our Cherry Hill DWI attorney works with you to explain the various laws pertaining to boating while intoxicated. Also known as BWI, this charge will put you at risk of losing your licenses that allow you to operate both a boat and a motor vehicle.

Punishments You May Face

If you are charged with BWI, you face serious penalties that can affect your everyday life. In order to defend your rights, it is crucial that you retain legal counsel as soon as possible. This is why our team at the Law Offices of Christopher L. Baxter makes ourselves available 24/7. We are ready to assist you at any time, day or night, because we know that a conviction would bring with it serious punishment.

Penalties you may face include:

  • For a first offense with a blood alcohol content level of 0.08% - 0.099%, you could face a fine up to $400, loss of your boating privileges for up to a year, and loss of your driver’s license for up to three months.
  • For a first offense with a blood alcohol content level of 0.10% or higher, you could face a fine up to $500, loss of your boating privileges for up to a year, and loss of your driver’s license for up to a year.
  • For a second offense, you could face a fine up to $1,000, 30 days of community service, imprisonment for up to 90 days, loss of your boating privileges for up to 2 years, and loss of your driver’s license for up to 2 years.
  • For a third offense or more, you could face a fine up to $1,000, imprisonment for more than 180 days, loss of your boating privileges for up to 10 years, and loss of your driver’s license for up to 10 years.

It is important that you take immediate legal action in order to defend your rights. Our firm has handled more than 3,200 DWI cases in the area, and we know the various defenses that can be used on your behalf. If you are charged with a BWI, we are here for you, every step of the way.

Contact our firm today at 856-235-9881 for a free consultation.

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When it comes to your future, you do not want to place your trust in just any DWI lawyer. Not only does Attorney Baxter have a *10.0 Rating on Avvo, he also is a recipient of the 2015 Clients' Choice award. This demonstrates our attorney's ability to secure favorable outcomes on behalf of our clients, no matter how complex the situation may be. Although you may be worried about what the future holds, you do not have to work through this time on your own. We stand ready to relentlessly defend you from the moment of your initial consultation until the resolution of your case.

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