DWI Penalties in New Jersey

Being charged with DUI in New Jersey is a serious matter, one that requires serious legal representation. If you were recently arrested for DWI, you are probably feeling uneasy regarding your future. Our legal team at the Law Offices of Christopher L. Baxter is here to help you navigate the notoriously complex judicial system. Regardless of whether or not you are facing your first DUI offense or third, you need to take immediate action. Stalling to do so could lead to harsh penalties that could affect your entire life.

Penalties for first-time offenders (tier one) are as follows:

  • Up to $400 in fines
  • 48 hours of an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) education program
  • Up to a 30-day jail sentence
  • 3-month driver's license suspension
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device (6 months to 1 year)

Penalties for first-time offenders (tier two) are as follows:

  • Up to $500 in fines
  • 48 hours of an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) education program
  • A maximum of 30 days in jail
  • Up to 1-year driver's license suspension
  • Up to 1 year of driving with an ignition interlock device (for BAC readings exceeding .15%)

Subsequent offenses carry even harsher consequences, such as longer jail times and driver's license suspension. Our firm will help you challenge the charges being made against you, no matter how complex. We will provide you with reliable legal counsel you can trust, 24/7.

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With 30 years of DWI/DUI experience and more than 3,200 DWI cases behind us, we are the kind of law firm you need on your side. Attorney Baxter has solid experience and training regarding field sobriety tests, so he may be able to challenge any incriminating evidence being used against you. A seasoned litigator with extensive trial experience, he stops at nothing in the protection of the rights of the men and women he represents.

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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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