Arrested for DUI in Teaneck or Union City?
Our Firm Works Tirelessly to Defend Your Rights in New Jersey
Being pulled over and arrested for DUI can be extremely stressful and frightening, no matter what the circumstances are. The laws in New Jersey pose extremely harsh penalties for individuals who are convicted of DUI. If you have been arrested or charged with any type of DUI offense, our the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C. can offer you aggressive representation.
Possible Consequences for DUI Convictions
The state of New Jersey has certain laws in place which regulate how DUI crimes are penalized. Depending on the nature of the offense, you could be facing a wide range of criminal and civil penalties. It is important that you do not speak with law enforcement or answer any questions until your lawyer is present to protect your rights.
The penalties you could face include:
- 1st offense: Fines up to $500, attendance at an IDRC (Intoxicated Driving Resource Center), jail time of up to 30 days, and driver's license suspension of up to 1 year.
- 2nd offense: Fines up to $1,000, attendance at the IDRC, jail time up to 90 days, driver's license suspension of up to 2 years, an ignition interlock device, and community service for 30 days.
- 3rd offense: Fines up to $1,000, attendance at the IDRC, jail time of up to 180 days, driver's license suspension of up to 10 years, and an ignition interlock device.
Hire a New Jersey DUI Lawyer You Can Trust
Any type of DUI charge, even a first-offense or one which seems minor, can lead to serious penalties. If you have a prior conviction of DUI on your record or the incident involved an accident or injury, you could be facing steeper consequences. It is vital that you act immediately to retain legal representation.
Our legal team understands the amount of stress that can come along with DUI charges and we are committed to protecting your rights and future. You can rely on us to provide you with the highest quality, aggressive representation you deserve.
Please call our firm today at (201) 254-8484 to learn how our DUI lawyers in Teaneck and Union City can assist you.