New Jersey has stiff DUI laws, and the penalties of a guilty verdict can have long reaching consequences. For starts, your driver’s license may be suspended for up to 7 months after the first offense. You may also face fines well over $1,000 for repeat DUI offenses. Worst of all, a driver may receive a jail sentence of up to 180 days if convicted for a third time. Watch this short video clip to learn more about the potential consequences of a DUI.
If you think you can’t afford a DUI, then you certainly can’t afford not to hire a DUI attorney serving Bergen County. An aggressive DUI defense attorney will fight the charges against you and look for any weaknesses in the state’s case to either have the charges dismissed or the penalties lowered. Even if there’s little doubt regarding your guilt, a skilled Westwood DUI lawyer can negotiate a fair plea deal and reduce your penalties.