South Plainfield DWI Lawyer
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DWI offenses arising out of South Plainfield, New Jersey are generally handled by the South Plainfield Municipal Court. The court is located at 2480 Plainfield Avenue.
The consequences of DWI/DUI conviction in the state of New Jersey are severe. For example, the first conviction for DWI could result in a loss of license for anywhere from three months to a year. Those found guilty of DWI also face a fine of up to $500 as well as possible imprisonment. Furthermore, New Jersey assesses a surcharge of $1,000 per year for three years. Failure to pay the surcharge may result in: an indefinite suspension of driving privileges; an action filed in Sate Superior Court by MVC which may result in securing a lien against your property, garnishing your wages or other similar action.
If a person is convicted of a subsequent offense, the penalties become even more severe. For example, a second conviction within 10 years of the first may result in a 2 year loss of license and at least two days in jail. A third conviction within 10 years of the second may result in loss of license for 10 years and a mandatory jail term of 180 days.
Driving a motor vehicle or a boat with a blood alcohol concentration (“BAC”) of 0.08% or more is considered driving under the influence (“DUI”). A simple Breathalyzer test will determine your BAC. Related offenses include:
If you have been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI)/driving under the influence (DUI) it is important to consult with a New Jersey DWI lawyer. The attorneys at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC specialize in criminal defense law, including drunk driving offenses. Attorneys Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas, and Robert Rowbotham II are all former prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
If you have been charged with a DWI in South Plainfield, New Jersey, our criminal defense attorneys may be able to assist you. Our criminal defense attorneys regularly represent clients in South Plainfield Municipal Court. You can reach us 24 hours a day at (908) 322-7000. Call to schedule a free initial consultation.