In the state of New Jersey, a DWI is technically not considered either a felony or a misdemeanor. Although it is only classified as a traffic violation, it’s still a serious crime. A DWI can escalate to a crime or felony depending on the mitigating circumstances, but every case is different, and penalties vary from case to case. If you are convicted of your first DWI with no prior offenses, you may face a fine of up to $1,000 or a jail sentence of up to one year.
However, DWI’s can quickly become complicated. Some situations call for points to be added to your license- as many as twelve. Your license can even become suspended if you are convicted of a DWI, even if it’s your first offense. Your license suspension can last for as long as six months, especially if you choose to represent yourself in court or fail to seek adequate legal representation.
How Can a Lawyer Help Fight a DWI Charge?
If you have been accused of a DWI, you need to contact qualified legal representation right away. The option always exists to defend yourself in court, but only a DWI lawyer that’s accustomed to working with these types of cases can work to minimize your impending penalties.
Your DWI lawyer will assess the facts and figures of your case and will leverage New Jersey state law and federal law accordingly. Your DWI lawyer will guide you through forming a plea deal should you choose to take that route. Occasionally, a traffic stop was illegally executed which can have your case thrown out entirely. Your lawyer will address the unique factors of your DWI situation and work to reduce your penalties as best as possible.
What Should I Do Now?
At The Bianchi Law Firm, LLC, our mission is to provide you with the highest standard of legal counsel available in the state of New Jersey. We are proud to bring our legal expertise to DWI cases, and work tirelessly to minimize long-term penalties based upon a single bad decision.
If you have been arrested for a DWI in New Jersey, contact The Bianchi Law Firm, LLC right away. You deserve tough legal counsel by your side in order to have your voice heard in court before a judge.
The skilled team of attorneys at The Bianchi Law Group, LLC are highly trained well accustomed to the legal proceedings that surround DWI cases. Regardless of the specific factors of your traffic stop, you have a right to a fair trial and a right to solid legal representation. The Bianchi Law Group, LLC are committed to fighting for reduced penalties and are aggressive litigators in court. With a DWI attorney from our law firm on your side, you can rest assured knowing you’re in good hands and working with an attorney who cares about the outcome of your case.
We Are Here to Help
Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with The Bianchi Law Group, LLC as soon as your find yourself in legal trouble regarding a DWI. Our attorneys are available seven days a week and will stop at nothing to ensure you feel confident and comfortable throughout the entirety of the legal proceedings.