First Offense DWI in Woodbridge
New Jersey treats DWI and DUI offenses very seriously. A first offense DWI or DUI in Woodbridge alleging a Blood Alcohol Content of .08% to .099% involves 1) a mandatory three month license suspension, 2) an $800-$1000 fine PLUS a $1000 surcharge for three years, and 3) a discretionary prison term of up to thirty days.
A first offense DWI that alleges a Blood Alcohol Content of .10% or higher involves 1) a mandatory seven month license suspension, 2) a $950-$1150 fine PLUS a $1000 surcharge for three years, and 3) a discretionary prison term of up to thirty days.
First DWI/DUI offenses in Woodbridge may also include installation of an interlock device for six months to one year upon restoration at the judge’s discretion; BAC 0.15% or greater requires mandatory installation of ignition interlock device during license suspension and for 6 months to 1 year following restoration
If the Woodbridge Municipal Court sentences you to get an interlock device, you will receive a notice of suspension from MVC with instructions on how to obtain the device. Failure to have an ignition interlock installed when ordered by a judge could result in an additional one year driving privilege suspension. To learn more about how our Woodbridge NJ DWI attorneys may be able to defend you against a first offense DUI, contact us today for a free consultation.