Arrested for Drunk Driving? A New Jersey DUI Attorney Will Help
Protecting yourself from wrongful DUI charges is extremely important. A guilty verdict will lead to penalties that you may not be able to afford. A conviction for DWI can lead to penalties such as the revocation of your license and large fines. Only trained NJ DWI attorney should be trusted with the protection of your rights.
In the event of a charge for driving under the influence, attorneys from Villani & DeLuca can help. Our lawyers are aware of the subtleties of DUI law and they have the track record to prove it. A conviction may change your life in a negative way, but NJ DWI attorneys can change it for the better.
What are the DUI laws in NJ?
If a police officer thinks that someone who has been pulled over is intoxicated, he or she might test the driver using a standardized field sobriety test (SFST and a blood alcohol percentage of 0.08% or above. A reading that is 0.08% or above constitutes a DWI charge.
Defense lawyers from Villani & DeLuca have been defending clients from wrongful DWI claims for years. Partner and founding member of Villani & DeLuca, Carmine Villani, Esq. will make sure you develop a case against the charges thanks to his history of handling DUI charges in NJ. Mr. Villani has been fighting for clients with DWI charges since Villani & DeLuca opened its doors in 1996.
Attorneys With Alcotest® and Breathalyzer Training
just a small number of attorneys in New Jersey have been trained in the Draeger Alcotest® 7110, but Carmine Villani is one of those attorneys. The Alcotest® is the exclusive breath test permitted by police in NJ.
Field Sobriety Test Practices
Field sobriety tests are only allowed to be considered as evidence if procedure was followed precisely. Your DWI attorney at Villani & DeLuca will assist you by recognizing discrepancies in the way your DWI arrest was treated.
Understanding Drug Recognition Evalutation
If you think you have been mistakenly charged with driving under the influence of a controlled and dangerous substance, you should take the advice of an attorney who has been trained in drug recognition evaluation. Mr. Villani and his team of DWI lawyers will protect you you from these charges by indicating incorrect procedures used by law enforcement that led to your charges.
Fighting Charges With a NJ DWI Attorney
The penalties linked to DWI are not small. License revocations can continue for up to 10 years and fines can hit $1,000 dollars. Larger DUI fines and penalties take place if you have been previously convicted for driving while intoxicated.
Have you been accused of DWI charges in Hazlet, NJ without evidence for a DUI being properly established? A blood alcohol level that is over 0.08% can occur through an incorrect reading by the Alcotest®. Villani & DeLuca will pursue a defense that looks closely at procedure by officers and malfunctioning equipment readings if you believe you may have been wrongly charged.
Breath Test Refusal
Were you arrested and charged with refusal in Hazlet, NJ? Refusal charges can result in heavier fines and punishments than driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. According to the implied consent laws of New Jersey, you may not turn down a breath test if it is requested of you by a police officer and they have already made a case for probable cause.
Officers needs to have probable cause in order to require drivers to complete a breath or blood test. Your Villani & DeLuca DWI lawyer will be able to demonstrate whether probable cause was actually established and whether a medical issue prohibited you from accepting a breath test.
How DWI Checkpoints Work in NJ
A police officer in New Jersey can request certain information that you are required to respond accurately to like your legal name and residence. But you do not need to reply to other queries at a police DWI road block. You also have the right to civilly turn down a request to search your vehicle.
If an officer mishandles you or acts outside of the law at a DUI checkpoint, you can dispute any charges you may have received. The law requires officers to treat drivers in a certain way.
Contact Villani & DeLuca for a Free Consultation
Our objective as DUI lawyers has remained the same since we opened in 1996: Fighting for the rights of our clients. To fight your charges in Hazlet, NJ, contact Villani & DeLuca as soon as possible.
We are available to help any time of the day and every day of the year. Call (732) 709-7757 to have a consultation with an attorney, free of charge.