Westfield DWI Attorneys
DUI Defense Lawyers Handle Drunk Driving Charges in Westfield, New Jersey
The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles DWI and DUI cases throughout Union County and routinely represents clients from Westfield with drunk driving offenses.
If you are charged with DWI in Westfield, your case will probably be handled in Westfield Municipal Court. Westfield Municipal Court is located at 425 East Broad Street. The Honorable Brenda Coppola Cuba presides over the Court. The Court handles a variety of minor criminal offenses and traffic infractions. DWI charges, in particular, are common in Westfield Municipal Court.
Westfield NJ DWI Laws & Penalties
Under New Jersey law, N.J.S.A. § 39:4-50, anyone who operates a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more is guilty of driving while intoxicated. In addition, anyone who permits another to operate a motor vehicle owned by him or under his control with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more is also guilty of DWI.
In New Jersey, the penalties for driving drunk are severe. For example, a first time DWI conviction can result in a loss of driving privileges for at least 3 months and up to 1 year depending on the amount of alcohol in a person’s system. In addition, the penalty includes hefty fines and surcharges.
Aggressive DWI Attorney Raises Strong Defenses Against Westfield DUI Charges
If you have been charged with a drunk driving offense in Westfield, we may be able to assist you. Our defense attorneys are very experienced in handling these matters. Casey Woodruff and Gary Grabas are both former County Prosecutors and have handled numerous DWI charges. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 25 years of trial experience. On the client’s behalf, we may attempt to prove:
- There was no probable cause for the stop;
- The breathalyzer was operating improperly;
- The police officer was not properly certified to do the breathalyzer test; and
- The breathalyzer machine was not certified by state police after the use.
Free Consultations Available – Westfield DWI Lawyer
You can reach us 24 hours a day: (908) 322-7000. Contact us to schedule a free consultation.