In New Jersey, like every other state in the United States, police officers are cracking down on drunk driving. Driving while intoxicated is a severe offense. When you drive drunk, you risk injury to yourself and other drivers. Because of the severity of the offense, DWI charges are a serious matter that you need to get help with. A local lawyer from the that is familiar with all of the local laws, court proceedings, and local judges is your best option for getting the best legal defense against your DUI charges. If the charges are not handled properly, in the best way, then you may be facing extreme penalties that can affect you for the rest of your life.
Some of the legal penalties associated with DWI charges include hefty fines, suspension or revocation of your driver’s license, the installment of an ignition interlock device on your car, expensive classes about traffic violations and alcohol abuse, jail time, and marks on your record. A lawyer from your area will be your best choice and can work with you to get the charges against you either reduced or dismissed to allow you to live your life as normally as possible.
In many cases, a driver who is charged with a DWI will not get a lawyer because he thinks that the lawyer cannot help his case. When a driver pleads guilty to a DWI, he will be facing some serious fines and other penalties previously mentioned. Even if the driver does not automatically plea guilty, he will be unable to defend himself in the best way without help from an experienced DWI attorney.
A DWI lawyer from the law offices of Stephen Lukach is what you need in defending yourself against the charges that you are facing. An experienced DWI lawyer will be able to work with you to determine what the best defenses are for your specific case. You will need to explain every detail of the situation while you were drinking, when you got in the car, as you were driving when you were pulled over when you were arrested, and when you spent the night in jail. Spare no details because anything could be the key to getting the charges reduced or dropped.
Choosing a DWI attorney is important because a general practice attorney will not be able to defend you in the same way. A DWI lawyer is knowledgeable about the laws associated with DWIs as well as specific cases within the field. He will also have years of experience working to defend his clients against DWIs, which means he will know which defenses will work and which ones will not. Additionally, an experienced DWI lawyer has the experience to work on the best possible outcome in your case. If you are facing your first arrest for DUI, you may be better served to plead guilty and receive a parole before judgement, and possibly have the charge removed from your record. If you failed the field sobriety test but the circumstances in which the standard sobriety testing was done is in question, your experienced attorney may encourage you to have your case heard by the local judge and/or the jury. You legal team will have a team of DUI lawyers supporting him, so if he cannot come up with a solution for your case, then someone from the law office will. With a team of lawyers backing you up, you will have the best chance at a great defense against the prosecution.