Being charged with a DWI is a scary thing in New Jersey. Most individuals minds start running rampant, Am I going to jail? Am I going to lose my license? How am I ever going to afford car insurance again? What are the fines? Can I afford an attorney? Who do I hire? These are all common and good questions. Hiring the right attorney can go a long way to help alleviating a lot of stress that most individuals face when they have been charged with a DWI in New Jersey. Although DW charges are traffic in New Jersey, the penalties if convicted some misdemeanors. In addition, plea bargaining is prohibited for DWI offenses, therefore it is crucial that you hire not only an experienced DWI defense attorney but one who also is familiar with the specific court. Whether you were charged with a DUI on Route 18, the Garden State Parkway, Route 35, or one of the back roads in Tinton Falls, your case will be heard in the Tinton Falls Municipal Court. The Tinton Falls Municipal Court is located at 556 Tinton Ave, right next to the police station.
How can a DWI Defense Attorneys Dismiss My Drunk Driving Charge?
The lawyers at the Keith Oliver Criminal Law have been representing individuals charged with not only DUI’s but other related charges like assault by auto, endangering the welfare of a child, eluding, refusal to submit a breath sample and possession of marijuana out of Tinton Falls for years. Our attorneys are well aware of what the harsh penalties associated with any DWI conviction in New Jersey can do to one’s future. We are dedicated to aggressively fighting these types of charges to protect your rights. One of the members of firm has obtained specialized DUI defense training throughout his career so that we can better represent our clients. He is not only a certified instructor of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests but he is also a certified administrator of the Alcotest Machine. The Alcotest is the machine that New Jersey uses in order to obtain an individual’s blood alcohol content, it is more commonly referred to as a breathalyzer. These are the two key pieces of evidence that the prosecution will need to successfully present that trial in order to obtain a conviction. If you would like to come into our office and speak with one of our attorneys about your options then please contact us at (732) 858-6959. We try to make ourselves available around the clock as we are well aware that these types of offenses happen at all hours of the day. As always, our initial consultations are free of costs, so if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
What Happens After You Are Arrested for DWI in Tinton Falls?
It is well now and then New Jersey has some of the toughest DWI penalties in the country. Furthermore, since plea bargaining is prohibited for these types of offenses, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of an experienced Tinton Falls DWI defense lawyer. Do in large part to the major roadways that run through the borough, the Tinton Falls Municipal Court presides over almost 150 DWI offenses each and every years. Since DUI charges are traffic in nature, anyone charged with one is not entitled to a jury trial. All that they are afforded is what is known as a bench trial. That is where the Judge, in this case, Judge Clark, will be the sole trier of fact. She will have the ultimate decision on whether or not a defendant is guilty. The Tinton Falls Municipal Court will be in session every Tuesday at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. and they will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Now here is some important information on the penalties for DWI’s in New Jersey.
Am I Facing Jail Time for a DUI in NJ?
New Jersey does not differentiate between driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence charges, they are treated exactly the same for sentencing purposes. So whether you have been charged with driving under the influence of marijuana or driving while intoxicated, the penalties will be the same. All DWI offenses in New Jersey are enhanceable. What that means is that for any second or subsequent conviction, the penalties will drastically increase. Penalties for a DWI conviction, even a first offense, include not only the mandatory imposition of the ignition interlock device but a loss license in some cases. In addition, the individual will face high fines, community service, insurance surcharges and also the possibility of jail time. For more information the penalties for DUI’s in New Jersey, either click here or contact our office at (732)858-6959.
DWI Attorney in Tinton Falls
Our office has been appearing in the Tinton Falls Municipal Court for years now. If you have been charged with a criminal offense like possession of marijuana, assault by auto, endangering the welfare of a child or a traffic offense like DWI or refusal to submit a breath sample, we can help. We fully understand what a conviction, let alone what a jail sentence, could do to your future. As such, we are dedicated to zealously advocating on behalf of our clients in order to protect their rights. If you would like to schedule a free initial consultation today with one of our experienced Monmouth County criminal defense attorneys, then please contact us at (732) 858-6959. Our office is located at 18 Kings Highway, Suite 109 in Middletown, that is about five miles away from the Tinton Falls Municipal Court.