Charged With driving drunk? A NJ DWI Lawyer Will Help
Have you been charged with driving under the influence in New Jersey? If so, state laws are particularly strict and can affect your life if you are convicted. However, you do have many choices allotted to you by the state. A NJ DUI lawyer will get you back on the right track.
If you have been accused of driving under the influence, Villani & DeLuca can assist. The intricate law surrounding DWI should only be conducted by an attorney with the necessary experience. NJ DUI attorneys can improve the outlook of your DUI trial.
Know the DUI Laws in NJ
If a police officer feels that somebody who has been pulled over is intoxicated, they might test the person with a standardized field sobriety test (SFST and a blood alcohol percentage of 0.08% or above. A reading that is 0.08% or above means a DUI charge.
As a partner and founding member of Villani & DeLuca, P.C., Carmine Villani, Esq. has battled DUI/DWI claims in New Jersey for years. Mr. Villani is a former prosecutor and is now a member of the National College for DWI Defense. Mr. Villani has been trained in specific matters of DWI and DUI so that he can establish sturdier legal defense strategies for each of his clients.
Alcotest® and Breathalyzer Training
Carmine Villani is part of a elite group of DUI lawyers in NJ trained in both the Draeger Alcotest® 7110 and the formerly used Breathalyzer. The Alcotest® is the exclusive breath test used by police in New Jersey.
Understanding the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
Field sobriety tests are only permitted as evidence if the right steps were followed precisely. Your DWI attorney at Villani & DeLuca will assist you by identifying improper steps in the way your DUI arrest was treated.
Drug-Related DUI Arrests
If you think you have been wrongly charged with driving under the influence of a controlled and dangerous substance, you should take the advice of a lawyer who has been trained in drug recognition evaluation. Villani & DeLuca DWI lawyers are knowledgeable of the drug recognition evaluation that is operated by police officers checking for DUIs, and they will take a close look at whether the process was not executed properly.
Charges and Penalties NJ DUI Lawyers Will Dispute
If you are convicted of driving while intoxicated, you will face the suspension of a license as well as a maximum fine of $1,000. Interlock ignition devices are also a frequent requirement upon a conviction for DWI. Multiple DWI arrests and a higher blood alcohol concentration will lead to more severe consequences.
Have you been accused of DWI charges in Bradley Beach, NJ without evidence for a DUI being legally established? False BAC readings occur due to various factors. If you think you have been falsely charged, hire Villani & DeLuca to get working for you today.
Breath Test Refusal
Were you arrested and charged with refusal in Bradley Beach, NJ? Refusal charges can result in heavier fines and penalties than driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If probable cause has been established, you are not allowed by law to refuse a breath test administered by a police officer.
According to the law, law enforcement is not allowed to administer a breath test without reasonable evidence that the driver is in fact intoxicated. Without any real probable cause, your charges should not stand.
You are required by law to give some info to law enforcement in the event of a DWI checkpoint. But, you don't have to answer questions other than basic information such as your given name and your current residence. Also, your trunk should not be searched without a warrant.
The way an officer behaved at a DWI checkpoint may be part of your legal strategy during a trial. A conviction might not occur if the police officer was not acting in accordance with the law.
Contact Villani & DeLuca for a Free Consultation
Our goal as DWI lawyers has remained the same since we opened in 1996: Fighting for the rights of our clients. To fight your charges in Bradley Beach, NJ, contact Villani & DeLuca today.
DWI defense lawyers from Villani & DeLuca are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call (732) 709-7757 today for a free consultation.