Defending NJ clients against High BAC DUI tickets
Driving under the influence of alcohol is illegal in the United States. In New Jersey, law enforcement seeks out people who get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated in order to protect others on the road. If you are caught driving under the influence of alcohol in New Jersey, you face a serious situation that comes with overwhelming fines, possible jail time, and other serious penalties. The only scientific way to determine if someone is too drunk to drive is by determining their blood alcohol content (BAC). You face a regular DUI if your BAC is over .08% but below .10%. If you are caught with a blood alcohol level over .10% you may be issued a DUI which comes with escalating penalties. If you have been issued a DUI with a high BAC, you need to retain the services of an attorney with the experience that can give you the best chance of fighting these charges. The Law Office of Andrew S. Maze, Esq. is an experienced law firm in Woodbridge, NJ with over 25 years of knowledge in handling DUI cases across the state of New Jersey. Attorney Maze will assess your case, explore your legal options, and use any defense available to fight these charges.
Penalties for a High BAC DUI
A blood alcohol content over 0.10% comes with escalating penalties. For such a high BAC level, you are facing penalties, including:
- Up to 30 days of incarceration
- License suspension for 7-12 months
- A $1000 surcharge per year for 3 years
- A $300-$500 fine
- 12-48 hours in the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) and related fees
- A $100 Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Fund fee
- A $100 Drunk Driving Fund fee
- A $75 Neighborhood Services Fund fee
If you are caught with a BAC of .15% or more, you must install an ignition interlock device in any vehicle the guilty party principally operates during the license suspension and for 6 months to 1 year after the suspension.
Contact our Middlesex County law firm to help you fight these charges
If you are facing a high BAC DUI, you need a strong legal defense to fight these charges. You are looking at a serious situation that can devastate your life and livelihood. You need to contact a dedicated attorney immediately. Contacting our firm is the right first step. The Law Office of Andrew S. Maze, Esq. has over 25 years of experience helping clients through tough times. If you need an effective attorney to assess your case, guide you through your legal situation, and passionately defend your future, contact our firm for an initial consultation.