DWI/DUI

If you have been stopped by the police and received citations for Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence you need a New Jersey DWI Attorney of Juzmeski Law Firm to provide you with committed, dedicated, and quality legal service to confidently assist you during these municipal court proceeding and ensure that your rights are protected to the fullest extent of the laws established by the State of New Jersey.

The penalties imposed on drivers who are cited with Driving While Intoxicated and/or Driving Under the Influence are severe and can cause serious difficulty and unwanted complications to you, your record, and your livelihood. These offenses come with hefty fines and severe consequences. Fines can reach from several hundred dollars to several thousand dollars with accompanying IDRC time, suspension of your license, and possible imprisonment. It is important that you immediately seek the legal services and representation from a New Jersey DWI Attorney of Juzmeski Law Firm so that you may be confident that your right are protected and your matter is handled with the utmost care.

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - N.J.S.A. 39:4-50

1st Offense – BAC 0.08% or higher, but less than .10%

  • $200 to $400 fine, and
  • IDRC 12 to 48 hours, and
  • In Court’s discretion, imprisonment not exceeding 30 days, and
  • Drivers license suspension for a period of 3 months, and
  • VCCB $50, DDEF $100, SNSF $75, and $100 surcharge, and
  • May order participation in supervised visitation program as either a condition of probation or a form of community service, and
  • May order installation of an interlock device for not less than 6 months nor more than 1 year, and
  • Satisfy the screening, evaluation, and referral requirements of the IDRC. If these requirements are not met, then mandatory 2-day term of imprisonment and driver’s license suspension until requirements are satisfied

1st Offense – BAC .10% or higher

  • $300 to $500 fine, and
  • IDRC 12 to 48 hours, and
  • In court’s discretion imprisonment not exceeding 30 days, and
  • Driver’s license suspension for not less than 7 months nor more than 1 year, and
  • VCCB $50, DDEF $100, SNSF $75, and $100 surcharge, and
  • May order participation in supervised visitation program as either a condition of probation or a form of community service, and
  • May order installation of an interlock device for not less than 6 months nor more than 1 year, and
  • Satisfy the screening, evaluation, and referral requirements of the IDRC. If these requirements are not met, then mandatory 2-day term of imprisonment and driver’s license suspension until requirements are satisfied.

2nd Offense

  • $500 to $1000 fine, and
  • Imprisonment of not less than 48 consecutive hours, which shall not be suspended or served on probation, nor more than 90 days, and
  • Driver’s license suspension for 2 years, and
  • Community service for 30 days, and
  • VCCB $50, DDEF $100, SNSF $75, and $100 surcharge, and
  • May order participation in a supervised visitation program as either a condition of probation or a form of community service, and
  • Shall order installation of ignition interlock device for not less than 1 year nor more than 3 years, or shall revoke all registration certificates and registration plates for 2 years, and
  • Satisfy the screening, evaluation, and referral requirements of the IDRC. If these requirements are not met, then mandatory 2-day term of imprisonment and driver’s license suspension until requirements are satisfied.

3rd Offense or Subsequent Offense

  • $1000 fine, and
  • Imprisonment not less than 180 days in county jail or workhouse, except that the court may order defendant to serve up to 90 days of that sentence participating in a drug or alcohol inpatient rehabilitation program approved by the IDRC, and
  • Driver’s license suspension for 10 years, and
  • VCCB $50, DDEF $100, SNSF $75, and $100 surcharge, and
  • May order participation in supervised visitation program as either a condition of probation or a form of community service, and
  • Shall order installation of ignition interlock device for not less than 1 year nor more than 3 years, or shall revoke all registration certificates and registration plates for 10 years, and
  • Satisfy the screening, evaluation, and referral requirements of the IDRC. If these requirements are not met, then mandatory 2-day term of imprisonment and driver’s license suspension until requirements are satisfied.

The Juzmeski Law Firm handles all major and minor Municipal Court and Traffic Violations including but not exclusive to the following:

  • Refusal to submit to breathalyzer
  • Disorderly conduct and/or disorderly persons offenses
  • Shoplifting
  • Reckless driving
  • Careless driving
  • Failure to yield
  • Running a red light and/or failure to obey traffic signals
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Driving without insurance
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Driving with a revoked license

Contact Juzmeski Law Firm Today to Schedule a Consultation.

To discuss your matter with a New Jersey Municipal/Traffic Attorney, contact the Juzmeski Law Firm by email or call (201) 288-2250 to schedule a Consultation.

All initial consultations and further communication with your attorney through the life of your matter will be held of utmost importance and confidential so that we may discuss your matter and any issues of concern in an open and candid, professional environment.

The Juzmeski Law Firm proudly serves and represents clients all across Northern and Central New Jersey with our office located at 1 US Highway 46, Suite 1, Elmwood Park, New Jersey.