Types of DWI Cases in New Jersey

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Types of DWI Charges in New Jersey

A DWI is a traffic offense in New Jersey, it’s not criminal. So, if you are convicted, you have not been convicted of a crime. However, it is a serious traffic offense which severe penalties including thousands of dollars in fines and surcharges, a suspension of your NJ driving privileges, and even jail time. These consequences will depend on the level of your breath reading and if you have ever been convicted of DWI or DUI in the past. If it has been more than 10 years since your last DWI conviction, then you should be able to receive a lower penalty and sentence. To find out some of the top ways we can win your DUI case in New Jersey, visit our DWI Defense Strategies page.

If you are looking for an attorney who can help provide the best defense for your DUI case in New Jersey, you should speak with us about how we can improve your chances of winning. The Tormey Law firm is a team of highly equipped New Jersey DWI attorneys with former New Jersey prosecutors on staff, fighting on your behalf.  We have handled thousands of DWI cases, involving specific charges that range from first offense DWI to driving under the influence of drugs, and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer test. We provide free initial consulations. Please feel free to call us anytime at 201-556-1570 to speak with an experienced NJ DUI Defense Lawyer about your specific charges.

For additional information regarding some of the DWI-related cases that we have extensive experience handling, access the following pages:

For a comprehensive overview of some of the issues and penalties associated with DWI offenses, as well as just some of the defense strategies that we employ to win these cases, access the following link:

New Jersey DWI Information

Courtesy: CDC

You can learn more about why DWI laws are so strict in NJ by clicking the CDC Fact Sheet, Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving in New Jersey.

Common Towns for DWI Arrests in New Jersey

There are certain towns in New Jersey where an overwhelming number of DWI arrests occur every year. We regularly appear in the courts in these municipalities on behalf of clients charged with DUI offenses. You can find specific information about DWI’s in these towns by clicking the following links:

Charged with DUI? Contact the Experienced DWI Lawyers at The Tormey Law Firm for a Free Consultation

The Tormey Law Firm is a team of extremely knowledgeable criminal and DWI defense attorneys who successfully defend clients in courts across New Jersey, including in Bergen County, Morris County, Essex County, Camden County, and Monmouth County. If you are arrested for drunk driving in New Jersey, contact us anytime at (201)-556-1570 for a free consultation. With offices locations in Hackensack, Morristown, Newark, New Brunswick, and Middletown, we are also happy to schedule an appointment at the office nearest you. It is our goal to provide the best possible defense.


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If you've been charged with a criminal offense, disorderly persons offense, or traffic / DWI violation, you have the right to an attorney who will defend you against your charges and fight for your best interests. To learn more about how your attorney can fight to have your charges dismissed or reduced, click a link below to see our video library of legal defenses and strategies.

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