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Parsippany Second DWI Lawyer

Thorough Representation for DWI Offenses

Law enforcement may arrest and charge a driver suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DWI). The laws in New Jersey are strict and the consequences can be harsh, particularly if there is a prior DWI conviction. If you are facing second time DWI charges, it is important to contact a Parsippany​ DWI attorney for legal support and guidance.

At my firm, The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C., I can offer experience and dedication to your case. I aggressively defend my clients in all criminal DWI charges. Call (973) 828-0009 today.

Penalties for a Second DWI Charge

A DWI conviction can be expensive and affect other areas of life like employment, ability to attend a chosen college, career advancement, reputation, and the ability to hold or retain certain professional licenses.

The penalties for a second offense are as follows:

  • Maximum $1,000 fines
  • 48 hours minimum to 90-day maximum jail term
  • Mandatory community service
  • Loss of driver's license between one year and two years
  • Ignition interlock device (IID) installation between two and four years after suspension (IID installation required both during and after suspension)
  • Auto insurance surcharge of $1,000 for 3 years

Depending on the circumstances of the DWI incident, the courts may impose further penalties. If there was a DWI accident with major property damage, injuries, or deaths, the defendant will need the highest quality legal help. License reinstatement requires an application and a fee paid to the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. To regain driving privileges, the person may be required to install an ignition interlock device.

We Can Help You Fight the Charges!

A defendant has the right to challenge the evidence brought by the prosecution and that can include a sobriety test, breathalyzer, blood and urine tests, arrest reports, and police procedures. I can evaluate the facts of your DWI case and offer a strong defense throughout the entire process in the criminal court system from the time of arrest, at arraignment, and all subsequent hearings. My firm has helped many clients achieve excellent case outcomes, often reduced or dismissed charges. I am ready to help you with your second DWI offense case, make an appointment today for a consultation.

Contact a Parsippany DWI defense lawyer if you were arrested for the second time for a DWI offense and need a hard-hitting defense.

Why Choose My Firm

  • Your Future Matters
    I work personally and promptly to help reduce, acquit, or dismiss your charges.
  • Your Rights Matter
    I handle criminal defense, family law, and personal injury cases to ensure satisfactory results.
  • Your Freedom Matters
    I use my 25 years of experience to make sure you do not feel the heavy hand of the law.
  • Your Satisfaction Matters
    I have earned the Avvo Client's Choice Award for the year of 2020.
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"I can't thank him enough for his guidance and reassurance throughout this situation."

Mr. Porreca represented me in a DWI case and went above and beyond to help me resolve my situation. The process itself was ...

- Megan