DWI Lawyer in Woodbridge, New Jersey
Woodbridge DUI Attorneys Defend Clients Against Drunk Driving Charges
In New Jersey, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (“BAC”) of 0.08% or more is considered driving while intoxicated (“DWI”). A breathalyzer test known as the alcotest will determine your BAC.
Related offenses include:
- Driving or riding with an open container
- Driving with a DUI suspension
- Driving while possessing drugs
DWI offenses are generally handled in Woodbridge Municipal Court. The Court is located in the Municipal Complex, 1 Main Street. The Honorable Kevin H. Morse, Spencer B. Robbins and Emery Z. Toth preside. The court administrator is Barbara Veit.
Severe Penalties for DUI Violations in Woodbridge, New Jersey
If you are charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI)/ driving under the influence (DUI) in Woodbridge, it is important to consult an experienced New Jersey criminal lawyer. The penalties for DWI/DUI are severe. For example, the first conviction for DWI could result in a loss of license for anywhere from three (3) 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 (3) years. Failure to pay the surcharge may result in: Indefinite suspension of driving privileges; and action filed in State Superior Court by MVC which may result in securing a lien against your property, garnishing your wages or other similar action. Those convicted of a repeat offense, the penalties become even more severe: a second conviction within 10 years of the first may result in a 2 year loss of license and a third conviction within 10 years of the second may result in loss of license for 10 years.
The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC has experienced criminal defense lawyers who have many years of experience handling DWI offenses. Jon M. Bramnick is a Certified Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience. Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas and Robert Rowbotham, II are all former prosecutors. Our criminal defense attorneys regularly represent clients charged with drunk-driving offenses and focus on aggressively defending DWI cases.
Free Consultations Available – Woodbridge DWI Lawyers
If you would like to schedule a free consultation to discuss a DWI offense with one of our attorneys, you can call us at (908) 322-7000. We are available 24 hours a day.
Directions to Woodbridge Municipal Court
Traveling South on NJ Turnpike:
Take exit 12 towards Carteret/Rahway and continue straight onto Peter J. Sica Industrial Highway. Turn right onto Roosevelt Ave and continue onto Port Reading Ave. Make a slight left onto Co. Rd. 611/West Ave then turn right onto Co. Rd. 652/Woodbridge Ave. Continue for about a mile and turn right onto Berry St/Co. Rd 652, the Municipal Complex will be on the left.
Traveling North on NJ Turnpike:
Take exit 10 toward Perth Amboy/Metuchen and continue toward Co. Rd. 514/Woodbridge Ave. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for County 514 E/Woodbridge/Fords. Continue to follow 514/Woodbridge Ave for about half a mile, continue onto Main Street, Municipal Complex will be on the right.