The penalties for a DUI / DWI conviction vary depending on several factors including the state in which you were arrested, the state in which you are licensed to drive in, any prior offenses, your DWI defense attorney (if you have one), and more.
Depending on the specific circumstances, a conviction can include significant fines, surcharges, license suspension, jail time, alcohol classes and more.
Understanding the consequences of a DUI or DWI conviction is very important to how you defend the charges against you, however it can be difficult to know exactly what the penalties are in each state – especially if you are arrested and convicted outside of the state that you are licensed to drive in.
In-State & Out-Of-State DUI Penalty Tool
Levow DWI Law has created a helpful tool designed to inform drivers throughout the country of the penalties associated with DUI / DWI convictions in each state.
By selecting basic information about an out-of-state DUI / DWI arrest, users are able to instantly see a quick snapshot of the potential consequences of a conviction in the state in which they were driving in when arrested, and also the consequences their home state will impose.
To learn more about the consequences of an intoxicated driving conviction in a specific state, click on the button below.
Fighting DUI / DWI Charges
If you’ve been arrested for an intoxicated driving charge in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, we encourage you to contact Levow DWI Law today for a free consultation to discuss legal options.
We are dedicated to aggressively defending the rights of our clients.
Even if you’ve been arrested in another state, we encourage you to contact us.
Due to our extensive experience and reputation in DWI law, we have close working relationships with the best DUI defense attorneys throughout the country. As a result, we can help you find an experienced lawyer who is qualified to defend your rights.
How Can A DUI / DWI Defense Attorney Help?
Many individuals who are arrested for a DWI charge quickly surrender and plead guilty, incorrectly assuming that there is no defense to the charges, despite the fact that the charges can be fought. These cases can be won.
In fact, DWI / DUI charges are often overturned in court for several reasons such as the legitimacy of a stop, accuracy of a breath test, administration of a field sobriety tests or even the arresting process itself.
Therefore, it is always best to speak with an experienced DWI defense attorney after being arrested on driving under the influence, DWI / DUIcharges.
An experienced attorney will help by analyzing your case and creating an aggressive defense strategy based on the specific circumstances of your arrest.