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Toms River issues the highest volume of Driving While Intoxicated arrests among Ocean County towns and is one of the most active towns in the State of New Jersey in terms of DWI arrests. If you have been charged with a Toms River DUI, then you are probably anxious and confused about your next steps. Now is the time to gain an understanding of your potential penalties, understand your options, and find legal representation that will give you the best chance to beat or downgrade your DUI or Related charges that may include:
For more information on how we can fight your Toms River DWI, continue reading or visit our Ocean County DWI Center.
McGuckin Law is here to help. We are a Toms River law firm that is located five minutes from Toms River Municipal Court. Please browse our website, stop by our local office, or contact us at 732.924.4200 today for a free consultation with an experienced Toms River DWI lawyer to find out if we are the right fit for your DWI matter. We are available nights and weekends.
DWI convictions result in severe penalties. The penalties increase when it is a second offense, third offense, or subsequent offense and also when accompanied by aggravating offenses such as Refusal or DUI in a School Zone.
First Offense NJ DUI Penalties
Second Offense NJ DWI Penalties
Third Offense NJ DWI Penalties
As you can see, New Jersey DWI charges are serious. State law prohibits probationary driver’s licenses. It also prohibits plea-bargaining DUI offenses with the town prosecutor. As a result, the best defense for a DUI is an aggressive and tactical offense.
When you hire McGuckin Law to fight your case, you can be sure that we will attack every possible piece of evidence that the State will use to prosecute you. Toms River Police and New Jersey State Troopers must follow specific protocol along every step of a Driving While Intoxicated Arrest. These include:
In order to convict you of a DWI, the State must demonstrate operation and intoxication beyond a reasonable doubt. Operation pertains to the driver having exercising physical control over the vehicle while driving or demonstrating intent to operate the vehicle. Intoxication is gauged by way of officer observations, results of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and the BAC% measured by the Alcotest 7110 by way of a breath sample.
Our experience in defending DUI cases has led to successful dismissals and significant downgrades. To find out if we are the right fit for you, contact our local Toms River Office at 732.924.4200.
McGuckin Law is a Toms River law firm that is prepared to fight your Toms River DUI. Your matter will be heard in Toms River Municipal Court before Judge James A. Liguori or Judge Damian G. Murray. For serious representation and a case strategy designed to the facts of your legal matter, call us any time for a free consultation.