Mendham DWI Lawyer
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In New Jersey, driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense. A person found to be operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.08% or above is guilty of DWI in New Jersey. The offense of DWI also applies to a person found to be operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs. This is often referred to as driving under the influence (DUI). Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of narcotics are both serious motor vehicle offenses that are governed by the same statute in New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 39:4-50. For this reason, anyone charged with the offense of DWI should choose an attorney who is well qualified and experienced in handling DWI cases in Mendham and throughout Morris County and the State of New Jersey.
The harsh penalties associated with a DWI conviction in New Jersey are complicated and vary based upon a wide range of factors. Some of these factors include the age of the offender, blood alcohol concentration level (BAC) at the time of arrest and whether the offender has ever been convicted of DWI on a prior occasion. It takes the expertise of an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights, analyze your case and seek the best possible resolution of your matter.
Mendham Borough is located in suburban Morris County, New Jersey and is located 40 miles west of mid-town Manhattan. Incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on May 15, 1906, Mendham Borough’s population is 5,097.
Known for its rich historic charm and quaintness, Mendham Borough’s is known for noted landmarks such as the Phoenix House which serves as the borough’s municipal building and the Black Horse Inn.
The governing body of Mendham Borough consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council comprising of six council members who are all elected at large. The Mayor is elected directly by the voters for a 4 year term and is considered the head of the municipal government. The Borough Council is considered the legislative body of the municipality and confirms the Mayor’s appointments.
Public school students in grades K-8 attend the Mendham Borough School system (Hilltop Elementary is K-4 and Mountainview Middle School serves grades 5-8). High school students attend West Morris Mendham High School. Mendham Borough is also home to Saint Josephs School and Assumption College for Sisters.
Those charged with DWI / DUI in Mendham, New Jersey will most likely have to appear at the Mendham Municipal Court. The Mendham Municipal Court is located at 1 Cherry Lane. The Honorable Gary Troxell presides over the court.
If you have been charged with DWI in Mendham, it is important to consult with a New Jersey lawyer. This is especially important as New Jersey’s penalties for drunk driving are among the strongest in the nation. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients charged with DWI in Mendham, New Jersey and throughout Morris County. Our criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience defending DWI cases and all other types of criminal charges. Casey Woodruff is a former Union County Prosecutor who has argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court. Gary Grabas was a Prosecutor in Morris County and Middlesex County. Robert C. Rowbotham, II was a prosecutor in Essex County and the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office – Division of Criminal Justice. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our criminal defense attorneys, call (908) 322-7000. We are available 24 hours a day.