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Atlantic Highlands NJ DWI Lawyer

Atlantic Highlands NJ DWI Lawyer

DWI in Atlantic Highlands?  

It is imperative that you have an experienced Atlantic Highlands DWI attorney on your side. The right Atlantic Highlands DWI lawyer can make all the difference.  This law firm has experience with DWI and DUI cases in Atlantic Highlands.  Our office is located around the corner from the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court.  We have handled many cases in the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court.

Formed from pieces of older municipalities, Atlantic Highlands dates back to the earliest settlers of the area, first the tribe Lenape, then the American colonists. Atlantic Highlands is best known today for being home to Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak on the eastern seaboard, south of Maine. Many local and regional tourists head down this way on their way to visit Sandy Hook or the Twin Lights Lighthouse. A beautiful Manhattan skyline can be viewed from any of the fine seafood establishments, but it is important that you enjoy the sights and sounds of this historic area responsibly.

DWI Lawyer Al Mollo on TV
DWI Lawyer Al Mollo on TV

Drunk driving offenses in Atlantic Highlands are among the most serious charges an individual can face.  In addition to the severe penalties imposed by the Court, DWI defendants experience the embarrassment and stress associated with these potentially life-altering charges.

New Jersey has some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the country.  Individuals convicted of DWI in Atlantic Highlands face mandatory license suspension, fines, penalties and, in some cases, the imposition of an interlock device on their vehicle.   Individuals are also exposed to jail for a first and second offense, and mandatory jail for a third or subsequent offense.

Penalties for Atlantic Highlands DWI

First Offense Atlantic Highlands DWI (.08-.09 BAC)

Suspension

Fines, Fees   & Surcharges

Prison Term

IDRC

Interlock

Community   Service

3 months $250–$400   fine
$230 IDRC fee
$100 Drunk Driving Fund
$100 AERF
$1,000/yr Surcharge (3 years)
$75 Neighborhood Fund
0- 30   Days 12-48 Hrs

First Offense Atlantic Highlands DWI (.1BAC or Higher)

Suspension

Fines, Fees   & Surcharges

Prison Term

IDRC

Interlock

Community   Service

7-12   months $300–$500   fine
$230 IDRC fee
$100 Drunk Driving Fund
$100 AERF
$1,000/yr Surcharge (3 years)
$75 Neighborhood Fund
0- 30   Days 12-48 Hrs BAC .15+:During course of suspension,     6-12 months after

Second Offense Atlantic Highlands DWI

Suspension

Fines, Fees   & Surcharges

Prison Term

IDRC

Interlock

Community   Service

2 Years $500–$1,000   fine
$230 IDRC fee
$100 Drunk Driving Fund
$100 AERF
$1,500/yr Surcharge (3 years)
$75 Neighborhood Fund
2- 90   Days 12-48 Hrs During course of suspension, 1-3 years   after 30 Days

Third & Subsequent Offense Atlantic Highlands DWI

Suspension

Fines, Fees   & Surcharges

Prison Term

IDRC

Interlock

Community Service

10 Years $1,000   fine
$280 IDRC fee
$100 Drunk Driving Fund
$100 AERF
$1,500/yr Surcharge (3 years)
$75 Neighborhood Fund
180   Days 12-48 Hrs During course of suspension,   1-3   years after 90 Days

If you or someone you know is charged with DWI in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, it is imperative that you have an experienced Atlantic Highlands DWI lawyer.   A trained attorney can review the evidence against you, recommend a legal strategy, arrange a plea bargain with the prosecutor or, if necessary, conduct a trial in the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court before the Judge.

The stress associated with a drunk driving charge can be overwhelming. A person can face increased costs related to insurance surcharges, court fees and traveling expenses. That said, some drivers make the mistake of selecting a cheap attorney over an experienced one. While we, at Mollo Law Firm, are mindful of costs, it is important that you don’t select a lawyer who will simply plea you out to the easiest resolution. Our attorneys will research your case and examine every possibility to give you the best result with personalized individual attention that focuses on the specific facts of each client’s case. Think about the kind of representation you want. Think about the kind of outcome you want. Call our office and we will explore your discovery with a fine-toothed comb to get a result with which you can be satisfied.

The Mollo Law Firm, New Jersey DWI attorneys, has experience handling cases of this nature in Atlantic Highlands and throughout New Jersey.  Al Mollo recently appeared on television as an authority on Municipal Court cases including, but not limited to, DWI cases in Atlantic Highlands.  We vigorously pursue all available legal options in an effort to obtain a favorable result.  We provide sophisticated energy and fresh ideas for every client, every day.  Please contact our office at (732) 747-1844 or e-mail Al Mollo directly at amollo@mollolawfirm.com.  You can also visit our website at  www.mollolawfirm.com for more information.  For an instant consultation, click the button below. Thank you.

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Atlantic Highlands NJ DWI Lawyer