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Charged with Drunk Driving? Contact Experienced DWI Defense Attorneys in Montclair, NJ

The Township of Montclair is well known for its many different neighborhoods and communities that are full of restaurants, nightlife and galleries. Montclair is home to many art institutions and theaters. For its relatively small size, Montclair has more art venues than one might expect. It has its own art museum, the Montclair Art Museum and several small galleries. Montclair also hosts two theaters that showcase movies and films, both originally live theaters, having been later converted. Montclair has two movie theatre locations, the Bellevue Theater located in Upper Montclair and the Clairidge Cinema, located on Bloomfield Avenue. While the Bellevue Cinema mostly shows main-stream Hollywood films, the Clairidge Cinema shows different types of movies from documentaries to small scale indy films. Live theaters include, but are not limited to, The Montclair Operetta Company, the Wellmont Theatre, Montclair State University’s Kasser Theater, Montclair State University’s theater in Life Hall, and the Studio Playhouse. On Bloomfield Avenue there is a public stage used for concerts and other events. Dotted around Montclair there are also many art galleries, though most are centered in the Bloomfield Avenue Downtown Area. Live music is presented at the Wellmont Theater, Outpost in the Burbs, and a highly regarded jazz club. Free musical performances are also presented at an outdoor stage at the corner of Church Street and Bloomfield Avenue in the summer.

As such, Montclair is a prime location for a night on the town for locals and visitors from Essex County and throughout New Jersey. Unfortunately, this leads to many arrests for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

Montclair DWI/DUI Charges & Penalties

Drunk Driving offenses are taken very seriously in Montclair and the State of New Jersey. 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).

DWI and DUI are both serious motor vehicle infractions that carry substantial driver’s license suspensions, fines and insurance surcharges. These are serious consequences that affect every aspect of your life. For this reason, anyone charged with the offense of DWI or DUI should choose an attorney who is well qualified and experienced in handling DWI and DUI cases in Montclair and throughout Essex County and the State of New Jersey. It takes the expertise of an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights, analyze your case and obtain the best possible outcome on your behalf.

If anybody is charged with DWI or DUI in Montclair, it is important to consult with a New Jersey drunk driving 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 and DUI in Montclair, New Jersey and throughout Essex 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.

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