Penalties for Driving While Intoxicated
DWI Penalties in New Jersey
If you were recently arrested for DWI, you are probably feeling uneasy regarding your future. Being charged with DUI in New Jersey is a serious matter, one that requires serious legal representation. 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 you are facing your first DUI offense or third, you need to take immediate action. Stalling could only lead to harsh penalties that could affect your entire life. There are even penalties for refusing a breath test.
DWI penalties can include fines, jail time, suspension of your driver’s license, installation of an interlock device, surcharges, and participation in the IDRC (Intoxicated Driver Resource Center).
Underage Drinking and Driving Penalties
New Jersey is a zero-tolerance state for underage drivers who drink alcohol. If you are convicted of driving with alcohol in your blood (0.01 BAC levels and above), you’ll receive the following penalties:
Drinking After Driving License Suspension because of a DUI/DWI:
Refusing to take a breath test:
Caught in possession of an open container in the passenger compartment
New Jersey DUI/DWI Penalties
If your BAC is between 0.08 % and 0.10 %, the penalties are:
When the BAC levels are between 0.10 and 0.14%, the penalties are:
Driving With A Minor
New Jersey DUI Attorney Protecting Your Rights
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 has the expertise to challenge any incriminating evidence being used against you.
Chris is a seasoned litigator with extensive trial experience. He stops at nothing in protecting the rights of the men and women he represents.
Please call us today at 856-235-9881 for more information regarding our client-focused representation.
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