DWI/DUI

A criminal DWI (Driving while intoxicated) / DUI (Driving under the influence) charge is a very serious offense in Eatontown and New Jersey. The Cranbury DWI/DUI attorneys at Singer Law take your charge just as seriously to deliver the best possible resolution for your case. DWI or DUI are serious crimes with severe ramifications, including suspension or loss of your driver’s license, forfeiture of your freedom, family problems and even termination from your job. Luckily, the Seaside Heights DUI/DWI lawyers of Singer Law can assist you, but you need to call us now! The DWI/DUI arrest is just the start. However, it doesn’t automatically mean you will lose your license, pay fines or even spend time in jail. You need a DUI/DWI attorney, such as a Shrewsbury lawyer from Singer Law, who knows how to maneuver his way through the process to defend your rights to have the best prospect of a positive result.

The Sayreville attorneys at Singer Law have the knowledge and dedication to ensure your rights are protected and you have the best chance of success. Contact us today to discuss the details of your case over a free consultation.

First Offense:

For BAC 0.08% but less than 0.10%

  • A fine of $250-$400
  • Imprisonment for up to 30 days
  • 3-month license suspension
  • A minimum of six hours a day for two consecutive days in an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center
  • An automobile insurance surcharge of $1,000 a year for 3 years

For BAC greater than 0.10%

  • A fine of $300-$500
  • Imprisonment for up to 30 days
  • A license suspension between 7 months and 1 year
  • A minimum of six hours a day for two consecutive days in an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center
  • An automobile insurance surcharge of $1,000 a year for 3 years

Second Offense:

  • A fine of $500-$1,000
  • Imprisonment of at least 48 consecutive hours, and up to 90 days
  • 2-year license suspension
  • 48 consecutive hours detainment in a regional Intoxicated Driver Resource Center
  • An automobile insurance surcharge of $1,000 a year for 3 years
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device for a period of 1 year to 3 years after license restoration

Third Offense:

  • A fine of $1,000
  • Imprisonment of 180 days
  • 10-year license suspension
  • Detainment in an in-patient alcoholism treatment program
  • A fee to be paid to the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center dependent upon court sentence
  • An automobile insurance surcharge of $1,500 a year for 3 years
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device for a period of 1 year to 3 years after license restoration

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