Understand the Penalties for a DWI Conviction

Contrary to what many people think, a DWI is not a trumped-up traffic ticket. It is a serious offense which, in addition to criminal penalties, carries harsh administrative penalties as well. If you have been arrested under suspicion of DWI, you need tough defense from an attorney who knows how to get results.

The Law Offices of Christopher L. Baxter has handled more than 3200 DWI cases in our 30+ years of experience. Attorney Baxter is a former prosecutor with extensive DWI training, giving him a unique understanding of the ins and outs of these cases. When you retain our firm, you can expect a Cherry Hill DWI attorney who truly cares about defending your rights, freedom, and future.

Do not let a single mistake dictate your future. Take action by calling (856) 235-9881 today.

The Consequences of a DWI Conviction

DWI offenders are often vilified in the public eye; as a result, lawmakers have instituted extremely harsh penalties for those found guilty. These consequences can impact your life in many ways, so it is absolutely crucial that you retain a tough, trial-tested Cherry Hill DWI lawyer.

Depending on your BAC, penalties for your first offense can include:

  • Up to $500 in fines

  • 48 hours in an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center education program

  • Up to 30 days behind bars

  • A driver’s license suspension lasting up to one year

  • Installation of an ignition interlock device for up to one year

A second conviction can yield the following consequences:

  • Fines totaling up to $1000

  • At least 48 hours in jail, potentially up to 90 days

  • $1000 annual surcharge for 3 years

  • Installation of an ignition interlock device for up to 3 years

If you’re convicted of a third DWI within a 10-year period, you could face:

  • A $1000 fine

  • 180 days in jail

  • A license suspension of 10 years

  • $1500 annual surcharge for 3 years

  • An ignition interlock device for 3 years after your license is restored

These are just some of the consequences of DWI convictions – schedule your free consultation today to learn how we can defend you.

Call (856) 235-9881 For Tough Defense in Cherry Hill

The consequences of a DWI conviction are simply too serious to be taken lightly. These penalties can affect your job, your family, and so many other aspects of your life. If you’re facing charges, call the Law Offices of Christopher L. Baxter immediately to defend your rights and future.

Attorney Baxter has more than 30 years of real courtroom experience, allowing him to effectively defend clients accused of DWI. When you retain our firm, you can expect top-notch counsel from a Cherry Hill DWI lawyer who knows how to get results.

Put our extensive experience to work for you. Call (856) 235-9881 today to get started.

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As a 2015 Clients’ Choice award recipient with a *10.0 Superb Avvo Rating, Attorney Baxter has demonstrated his 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 your initial consultation until the resolution of your case.

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How We Set The Bar For DWI Defense

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Reasonable Rates & Payment Plan Options

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More Than 3,200 DWI Cases Handled

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Experience from Both Sides of the Courtroom

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Available 24/7 to Assist Our Clients

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Trained in the Use of Alcotest Breath Testing Instruments

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