Manchester DUI/DWI Defense 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 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

  • Minimum fine of $620
  • Minimum license loss of nine months
  • An alcohol evaluation program
  • SR-22 insurance for three years

Second Offense DWI

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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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