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Morristown NJ DWI DUI Defense Lawyer

Fight Back Against Drunk Driving Charges

New Jersey residents pulled over for drunk driving face the harshest penalties in the U.S. The consequences of a conviction include:

  • An average of $10,000 in cumulative lost wages, fines and penalties for a first offense, and a license suspension of seven months
  • Fines, a two-year license suspension and potential jail time for a second offense
  • A ten-year license suspension and minimum of 180 days in jail for a third offense

New Jersey is also unusual in that it allows no provisional driver’s license or provisional driving. No exceptions are made to get to and from work, or to go to daycare, medical appointments and other important destinations.

If you have been accused of drunk driving, we urge you to explore fighting the charges, even if you feel you have a difficult case. Remember, the burden of proof lies with the state, and many cases, when handled by an experienced criminal defense attorney, results in dismissal of charges, reduced charges or acquittal. We have helped hundreds of people fight their DUI/DWI charges, using a range of effective defense tactics, including:

  • Questioning the validity of the Alco Test. When machinery is maintained poorly or tests are administered improperly, the state often has no case. We work with breathalyzer and breath test experts to attack state evidence.
  • Probable cause. The police can’t pull you over randomly. Often, individuals are pulled over for driving habits that aren’t indicative of drunk driving, like mild swerving. If you were pulled over and probable cause did not exist, your charges may be dismissed regardless of subsequent facts.

We recently won a DUI/DWI case in which our client was accused of a third offense and faced jail time. Our client was not in his car by the time police officers arrived. Though it seemed apparent he had driven his car, the question remained — did a friend of his, perhaps, drive the car? With no actual proof that our client drove his car, the state’s case failed and the DWI charge was dismissed.

Contact Us

For experienced legal help regarding DUI/DWI charges and arrests, talk with one of our attorneys. We accept MasterCard and Visa, are available for evening and weekend appointments and charge reasonable rates. Our offices are conveniently located one-half block from the Morristown Green. To contact a lawyer, call 973-813-7667.

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  • William M. Laufer

    2005-2017

  • Christine M. Dalena

    2009-2017

  • Joseph P. Cadicina

    2011-2017

  • James C. Jensen

    2010-2017

  • Kimberly N. Gronau Boyd

    Rising Star 2006-2015

  • Lawrence J. Cutler

    2005-2017

  • Terryann K. Bradley

    2015-2017

  • Michelle Benedek Barone

    Rising Star 2011-2014

  • Mario N. Delmonaco

    Rising Star 2014-2016

  • Alexis Laufer Konkus

    Rising Star 2013-2017

  • Gregory Behringer

    Rising Star 2016-2017

  • Alyssa Clemente

    Rising Star 2017

  • Carly DiFrancisco

    Rising Star 2017

The attorneys of Laufer, Dalena, Cadicina, Jensen & Boyd, LLC noted above were selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers and/or Super Lawyers Rising Stars list(s) published by Thomson Reuters for the years noted. Attorneys were selected in accordance with the process described here. This advertisement has not been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court.