Manchester DUI Attorney

Securing Favorable Outcomes for Clients in New Hampshire

Have you or a loved one been charged with drunk driving? While widely considered a "minor" offense, DUI / DWI convictions in New Hampshire 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 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.


If you are facing DUI/DWI charges, schedule a consultation with our Manchester, NH DUI lawyer to discuss you options and start building a defense 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 with an experienced Manchester DUI Lawyer to fight for a possible dismissal or reduction of your charges. The penalties you face will vary based on a few variables like your blood alcohol content at the time of your arrest and whether this is your first DUI or a subsequent charge.

  • First Offense DWI is punishable by:
    • Minimum fine of $620
    • Minimum license loss of nine months
    • An alcohol evaluation program
    • SR-22 insurance for three years
  • Second Offense DWI is punishable by:
    • Minimum fine of $750
    • License loss of three years
    • Minimum jail time of five days up to one year
    • Alcohol evaluation program
    • Ignition interlock device installed
    • SR-22 insurance
  • Third Offense DWI is punishable by:
    • Minimum fine of $750
    • Lose your license for five years
    • Minimum jail time of 30 days up to one year
    • Alcohol evaluation program
    • Ignition interlock device installed
    • SR-22 insurance
  • Fourth Offense DWI is punishable by:
    • Minimum fine of $750
    • Lose your license for seven years
    • Minimum jail sentence of 30 days up to seven years
    • Alcohol evaluation program
    • Ignition interlock device installed
    • SR-22 insurance

Aggravated DWI charge in Manchester

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:

  • Misdemeanor charge
    • Minimum fine of $750
    • License loss of 18 months to two years,
    • Alcohol evaluation program
    • Minimum of 17 days in jail up to a one-year jail sentence
  • Felony offense (if you caused serious bodily injury)
    • Mandatory 14 days in jail up to seven years in prison
    • Fine between $1000 and $4000

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It is in your best interests to hire knowledgeable and trusted legal representation to give you the best possible chance of avoiding these penalties. As your Manchester, NH DUI Attorney, I can fight for your best interests and a favorable outcome on your behalf.

Don't hesitate to start exploring your defense options after your DUI / DWI arrest. It is critical that you get the representation you need to avoid facing penalties for these charges. Attorney Campbell has over 25 years of experience of trial experience in both local and federal courts.


Discuss your case with our Manchester, NH DUI attorney to in an initial consultation.


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