Somerset County DWI Lawyers
DUI Defense Attorneys in Bridgewater, New Jersey
For most of our clients that are charged with a DWI in Somerset County, NJ, this will be their very first time interaction with the criminal justice system. As such, we are well aware that this can be an extremely nerve wracking time for most. With that being said, driving while intoxicated offenses are serious offenses in New Jersey and should not be taken lightly. Although DWI offenses are considered traffic violations, the potential penalties that an individual faces can be crippling. In fact, the argument can be made that the potential penalties for a DUI conviction can be worse than most disorderly persons offenses (misdemeanors). If you have been charged with driving under the influence in Somerset County, in towns like Somerville, Bridgewater, South Bound Brook, Bound Brook, North Plainfield, Bedminster, Raritan or Hillsborough, the attorneys at Proetta & Oliver can help. To speak to one of our Somerset County DWI defense lawyers today about your options please contact us directly at (908)-533-1064.
Do I need a Lawyer for a DWI Charge in NJ?
Although a DUI offense is traffic in nature, as you will see below, the penalties can be crippling. As such, it is imperative that you speak to an experienced DWI defense lawyer about your options. In New Jersey, plea bargaining is prohibited when it comes to DWI offenses. To put that into perspective, there is only two charges under the entire criminal code where plea bargaining is prohibited, the other being possession of marijuana under 50 grams. Therefore, it is crucial that you hire an attorney who has extensive experience defending clients accused of DUI charges. As a result of the strict policies when it comes to DWI charges in New Jersey, Mr. Proetta, one of the firm’s founding partners has sought out and received specialized DUI defense training. He is a certified administer of the Alcotest Machine and a certified instructor of the standardized field sobriety tests. These are the key pieces of evidence used by the prosecution during a DUI trial. To speak to one of our attorneys today about your options, please contact us at (908)-533-1064.
Charged with DUI in Somerset County? Hunterdon County?
Some of the most common towns that our Somerset County DUI defense lawyers frequently represent clients accused of driving under the influence in are the following towns:
Here is some additional information on DUI Charges in Somerset County NJ
- First Offense DUI Penalties
- Second Offense DWI Penalties
- Third Offense DUI Penalties
- Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test
- Drug DUI
- DWI in a School Zone
- Marijuana DUI
- Underage DUI
- Ignition Interlock Device
- Alcotest Machine
Whether you have been charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath sample, drug DUI, assault by auto, endangering the welfare of a child or death by auto, it is crucial that you speak to an experienced Somerset County DUI defense lawyer as soon as possible. If convicted, a Defendant will be facing a lengthy license suspension, high fines, community service, court ordered rehab and jail time, even for first time offenders. Furthermore, a DWI conviction could also have a serious impact on an individual’s immigration status. If you would like to come into our office and speak with Mr. Proetta or Mr. Oliver about your options then please contact us at (908)-533-1064.
South Bound Brook NJ DUI Lawyers
Whether you have been charged with a first, second or subsequent offense DUI in Somerset County, the attorneys at Proetta & Oliver can help. As you can tell from reading above, these are serious offenses and should not be taken lightly. If you have been charged with driving while intoxicated in Somerville, Bound Brook, South Bound Brook, Bridgewater, Bernards, Bedminster or elsewhere in Somerset County, let the attorneys at Proetta & Oliver help. To schedule a free consultation today, please contact us at (908)-533-1064.