Manchester DUI/DWI Defense Attorney

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Have you or a loved one been charged with drunk driving? While widely considered a "minor" offense, DUI/DWI convictions can result in serious penalties that can disrupt the lives of the accused. Before proceeding with your drunk driving case, it is highly advised that you seek legal counsel from a proven Manchester, NH DUI defense lawyer.

At George T. Campbell, Attorney at Law, I have been recognized by my peers numerous times for my work in this challenging, science-driven area of criminal defense. Time and time again, I have secured favorable outcomes for DUI/DWI clients who believed their only option was to plead guilty and accept the consequences. Whether you've been charged with your first DUI offense or your fourth, I'm ready to help you assess your defense options.

To learn more about how I can help you fight your DUI charge, don’t hesitate to call my office at (603) 787-5364 today.

DUI Penalties in New Hampshire

Drunk driving penalties become more serious in New Hampshire if the defendant has a record of prior DWI convictions. However, even for your first arrest, it is worth exploring your defense options to fight for a possible dismissal or reduction of your charges.

DUI/DWI penalties in New Hampshire include:

  • First Offense DWI: You can expect a minimum fine of $620, a minimum license loss of nine months, an alcohol evaluation program, and you will need SR-22 insurance for three years.
  • Second Offense DWI: You can expect a minimum fine of $750, a license loss of three years, a minimum jail time of five days up to one year, an alcohol evaluation program, and you will need to have an ignition interlock device installed as well as SR-22 insurance.
  • Third Offense DWI: You can expect a minimum fine of $750, you could lose your license for five years, you will face a minimum jail time of 30 days up to one year, you will have to go through an alcohol evaluation program, and you will need to have an ignition interlock device installed as well as SR-22 insurance.
  • Fourth Offense DWI: You can expect a minimum fine of $750, you could lose your license for seven years, you will face a minimum jail sentence of 30 days up to seven years, you will have to go through an alcohol evaluation program, and you will need to have an ignition interlock device installed as well as SR-22 insurance.

In New Hampshire, "aggravated DWI" is charged if there is an accident that results in damages or injury to other people. Aggravated DWI can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony.

Aggravated DWI penalties can include:

  • If a misdemeanor charge, you will face a minimum fine of $750, a license loss of 18 months to two years, have to go through an alcohol evaluation program and serve a minimum of 17 days in jail up to a one-year jail sentence.
  • This charge can be elevated to a felony offense if you caused serious bodily injury. In this case, you would face a mandatory 14 days in jail up to seven years in prison. You would also face a fine between $1000 and $4000.

Don't hesitate to start exploring your defense options after your DUI/DWI arrest. Contact George T. Campbell, Attorney at Law today to request an initial consultation.

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