North Bergen and Union City, NJ authorities are cracking down on drunk and drugged driving, which means offenders are facing steep penalties. If you've been charged with a DWI, turn to the Law Office Of Antonio A. Gonzalez for representation. A Spanish-speaking DWI attorney can help you understand your charges.
The following penalties are associated with a...
- First DWI offense: Three-month to one-year driver's license suspension | Three- to 15-month use of ignition interlock device | $250-$500 fine | $1,000 auto insurance surcharge for three years | Alcohol or substance abuse assessment | Mandatory attendance in a two-day intoxicated driver course
- Second DWI offense within 10 years: 48 hours to 90 days in jail | One- to two-year driver's license suspension | Two- to four-year use of ignition interlock device after applying for license reinstatement | $500-$1,000 fine | 30 days of court-ordered community service | $3,000 auto insurance surcharge for three years | Mandatory attendance in a two-day intoxicated driver course
- Third and subsequent DWI offenses: Eight-year driver's license suspension | Use of an ignition interlock device | 180 days in jail or enrollment in an inpatient drug or alcohol rehab program | Minimum $1,000 fine | $4,500 auto insurance surcharge for three years | Mandatory attendance in a one- or two-day intoxicated driver course
You can discuss these penalties with a criminal defense attorney during your consultation - make an appointment today.