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Roxbury DWI Lawyer

Roxbury DWI Lawyer

NJSA 39:4-50 Penalties. Morris County DWI Defense LawyersAlthough traffic in nature, a conviction for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and/or driving under the influence (DUI) can have life changing consequences. If convicted of a DWI offense in Roxbury, New Jersey a Defendant is facing not only a lengthy license suspension but also, incarceration, mandatory IDRC classes, high fines and possibly community service. To make matters worse DWI offenses are considered enhanceable offenses in New Jersey. Which means that a the penalties for a second or subsequent DWI conviction drastically increase.  Here at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall our team of Roxbury DWI defense lawyers possess some very unique qualifications when it comes to defending clients charged with both driving under the influence and driving while intoxicated offenses. With that being said, it is also important to note here that DUI offenses in New Jersey are considered non-plea bargain-able, what that means is that you need to establish valid defenses in order to achieve a desirable result. We have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to discuss your options with any one of the eight Roxbury, New Jersey DUI defense attorneys on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, please contact our office at 973.309.7050. Now here is some key information on DUI offenses in New Jersey including the applicable penalties if convicted.

DWI Lawyers in Roxbury NJ

What are the Penalties for Driving Under the Influence in New Jersey?

  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: First Offense: Defendant’s BAC is less than .10%

    • Fines: $250-$400
      • DWI Surcharges = $100
      • DDEF Surcharges = $100
      • Assessments = $6
      • Court Costs = $33
      • Safe Neighborhood $75
      • VCCA = $50
    • Intoxicated Drivers Resources Center = 12 to 48 Hours
    • Jail = Up to 30 Days
    • Loss of Drivers License = 3 Months
    • Interlock Device = (Optional) 6 months – 1 year

 

  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: First Offense: Defendant’s BAC is more than .10%

    • Fines: $300 – $500
      • DWI Surcharges = $100
      • DDEF Surcharges = $100
      • Assessments = $6
      • Court Costs = $33
      • Safe Neighborhood $75
      • VCCA = $50
    • Intoxicated Drivers Resources Center = 12 to 48 Hours
    • Jail = Up to 30 Days
    • Loss of Drivers License = 7 – 12 Months
    • Interlock Device = Optional 6 months – 1 year but Mandatory if Defendant’s BAC (.15%)

 

  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: Second Offense

    • Fines: $500-$1,000
      • DWI Surcharges = $100
      • DDEF Surcharges = $100
      • Assessments = $6
      • Court Costs = $33
      • Safe Neighborhood $75
      • VCCA = $50
    • Intoxicated Drivers Resources Center = 48 Hours
    • Jail = 2 – 90 Days
    • Loss of Drivers License = 2 Years
    • Community Service = 30 Days
    • Interlock Device = 1 – 3 Years (Mandatory)

 

  • N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: Third Offense

    • Fines: $1,000
      • DWI Surcharges = $100
      • DDEF Surcharges = $100
      • Assessments = $6
      • Court Costs = $33
      • Safe Neighborhood $75
      • VCCA = $50
    • Jail = 180 Days (Mandatory) 90 Days of which may be served in Inpatient Rehab
    • Loss of Drivers License = 10 Years
    • Interlock Device = 1 – 3 Years (Mandatory)

DUI Defense Attorneys in Roxbury NJ

As you can tell from above, the convictions for driving while intoxicated in Roxbury can be devastating. You are not only facing mandatory licenses suspensions but also possible mandatory incarceration. If you or a loved one has been charged with a DWI / DUI / Refusal to submit to a breath test, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, assault by auto or death by auto, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our team of New Jersey DUI defense lawyers have the requisite credentials and experience required to mount a successful defense. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation with any one of the eight Roxbury criminal defense lawyers, please contact our office directly at 973.309.7050. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to help assist in any way possible.