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Do I need an attorney for my DUI or DWI case?

“Do I need a lawyer for my DUI or DWI case in New Jersey?”

Videos on “How To Get out of DWI Charges” are listed below. Please Click Here to answer any other New Jersey DWI related questions that you might have.


Do I need an attorney for my DWI case in NJ?

Answer: Yes, it will be very difficult to beat the charge without one.  Look, you can always walk into a courtroom and plead guilty to your DWI charges.  You will end up with the lower end of the mandatory penalties outlined withing the New Jersey DWI statute. This still means thousands in fines, license suspension, and IDRC. If you end up going with a cheap DWI attorney, this is exactly how he will represent you (pleading you guilty), and it’s just a horrible waste of money.  You don’t need to hire an attorney to plead guilty, you can easily to that yourself.

If you have the means to hire an attorney, I would strongly recommend that you do so.  We can win this case!  You might end up saving yourself a ton of money by spending some on a lawyer.

You will probably end up spending more than $7,000 dollars if convicted for a drunk driving charge in New Jersey.  This is in part due to the monetary penalties imposed by the state, as well as insurance premium spikes that you will suffer if you ever want your driving privileges restored.  This of course doesn’t take into consideration the incredible inconvenience of not being able to drive on a suspended license.

If you hire an attorney, we can challenge hundreds of aspects of your DWI case.  We can challenge the probable cause for the vehicle stop, the Alcotest reading, the Field Sobriety testing and a execute a virtually endless series  of advanced defenses that can potentially allow us to get this thing thrown out of court.  You wouldn’t believe the technicalities that we have exploited in order to win DWI cases.

Again, if you have the means, I strongly recommend taking a shot at winning this thing.  Feel free to call me for a consultation about the potential loopholes that we can find in your case.

These videos explain how we will fight against your DWI charges:

Challenge the Initial Motor Vehicle Stoppage
Challenge the Field Sobriety Tests
Challenge the 20 Minute Observation Period
Challenge the Alcotest 7110 machine itself

For more information about DWI attorneys in New Jersey, please call the Tormey Firm for a free consultation or search through Google for DWI Attorney price comparisons.  That said, please be wary of hiring the cheapest DWI attorney.