Penalties for Driving While Intoxicated

DWI Penalties in New Jersey

DWI penalties in New JerseyBeing 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. There are even penalties for refusing a breath test.

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

  • Installation of an ignition interlock device

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 6 months driver’s license suspension

  • Installtion of an ignition interlock device

2nd and 3rd DWI offenders carry even harsher consequences, including mandatory jail time 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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