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DUI Defense Lawyers in Parsippany

DWI Defense Attorneys in Parsippany NJ

Parsippant NJ DUI Defense AttorneysThe Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department issues the most driving while intoxicated / driving under the influence offenses in entire county. The governing statute in New Jersey for DWI  is N.J.S.A. 39:4-50. As you will see below, not only are the penalties associated with a DWI conviction crippling, they are enhanceable as well. What that means, is if a Defendant is convicted of second or subsequent offense, the penalties will drastically increase. Potential penalties include but are not limited too; drivers license suspension, incarceration, community service, high fines, rehab, intoxicated drivers resource center classes (IDRC) and the installation of the ignition interlock device. If you or a loved one has been charged with driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence in a school zone, underage DWI, drug DUI, assault by auto or endangering the welfare of a child in Parsippany, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our team of Parsippany-Troy Hills DWI defense lawyers possess some very unique credentials when it comes to defending these types of charges. We have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including years of prior prosecuting experience in some New Jersey’s most DWI populated offense towns. If you would like to set up a free consultation, please contact our Parsippany office at 973.309.7050. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to help assist in any way possible. Now here is some of the key penalties that one faces if convicted of driving under the influence in New Jersey.

Parsippany NJ DWI Defense Lawyers

What are the Penalties for DUI in NJ?

  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: 1st Offense: BAC is less than .10%

    • Fine: $250-$400
    • Fees & Assessments: Approximately $400
    • IDRC: 12 to 48 Hours
    • Morris County Jail Sentence: Up to 30 Days
    • Drivers License Suspension: 3 Months
    • Ignition Interlock Device: 6 months – 1 year (Optional)
  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: 1st Offense: BAC is more than .10%

    • Fine: $300 – $500
    • Fees & Assessments: Approximately $400
    • IDRC: 12 to 48 Hours
    • Morris County Jail Sentence:  Up to 30 Days
    • Drivers License Suspension: 7 to 12 Months
    • Ignition Interlock Device: 6 months – 1 year (Optional); BAC .15% or higher (Mandatory)
  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: 2nd Offense

    • Fine: $500-$1,000
    • Fees & Assessments: Approximately $400
    • IDRC: 48 Hours
    • Morris County Jail Sentence: 2 to 90 Days
    • Drivers License Suspension: 2 Years
    • Community Service: 30 Days
    • Ignition Interlock Devices: 1 – 3 Years (Mandatory)
  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: 3rd Offense

    • Fine: $1,000
    • Fees & Assessments: Approximately $400
    • Morris County Jail Sentence:  180 Days (Mandatory) 90 Days of the 180 may be served in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
    • Drivers License Suspension: 10 Years
    • Ignition Interlock Device: 1 – 3 Years (Mandatory)

Driving While Intoxicated Attorneys in Parsippany NJ

As you can see, the penalties in New Jersey for a DUI conviction can be life changing. Although driving under the influence in New Jersey is considered traffic in nature, some may say that the penalties if convicted are more severe then some criminal charges. The team of Parsippany-Troy Hills DWI defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall fully understand whats at stake when someone gets charged with a DUI. Our office has the experience and credentials necessary to defend these types of charges. For a free consultation, please contact our Parsippany office at 973.309.7050.