Category: DWI/DUI Defense

DUI Drug Charges vs Alcohol Charges: Understanding the Difference

New Jersey has a strict DUI law (Driving Under the Influence) where the legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) is typically 0.08%. This law applies not just to alcohol, but also to drugs (prescription or illegal) and any medication that could impair your driving judgment or reflexes. Driving under the influence is dangerous and …

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The Effects of a DWI Conviction on Immigration Status

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) convictions not only have legal implications but can also have significant consequences on immigration status. DWI offenses are considered serious offenses, with potential jail time, fines, and license suspension. For non-citizens, the consequences can be even more severe, with the risk of deportation and implications on card applications. It is crucial …

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How Long Does a DWI Stay on Your Driving History in New Jersey?

A DWI conviction can have serious repercussions on your eligibility for employment, financial loans, and even scholarships. If your previous career involved using a vehicle, you could even find yourself out of a job, and this is before taking into account the fines and penalties that could follow a conviction. This article answers a very …

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How Many Hours of Community Service Will You Need If Convicted of a DUI in New Jersey?

The state of New Jersey imposes several mandatory penalties for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI) offenders. The repercussions may include fines, jail time, driving license suspension, surcharges, and participation in the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC). If you are convicted of a DUI, you may even be required to put …

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New Jersey Considers Ignition Interlock Legislation

Citing multiple studies nationwide, New Jersey legislators have introduced a bill that would expand the use of ignition interlock devices for individuals convicted of drinking and driving. New Jersey already mandates that repeat offenders found guilty of driving with a blood alcohol content of .15 or greater must have such a device installed. State Looks …

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Drunk Driving Defense

Our DUI/DWI Defense Practice We work with clients at all stages of a DUI/DWI case, from the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) proceeding regarding the status of your driver’s license to the hearing to determine guilt or innocence and establish penalties. Even if you have already been convicted of drinking and driving, we can help you …

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