For people under the age of 21, driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of as little as 0.01% or higher can result in an arrest and DUI charge. This is an extremely serious manner, as it can expose a minor to harsh penalties and the potential for delay in the processing of their license. If you have been charged with DUI as a minor, it is crucial that you take steps to defend yourself against these consequences by contacting the Law Offices of Ryan E. Gilbert, LLC as soon as possible.
My name is Attorney Ryan E. Gilbert, and I am prepared to do whatever it takes to maximize your chances of securing a desirable outcome for your situation. Backed by 19 years of successful trial experience as an East Brunswick DUI lawyer, I have established a well-known reputation for my aggressive legal advocacy and unshakable commitment to the pursuit of justice. I truly believe that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and I am ready to stand by your side during your difficult time.
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Penalties for Under 21 DUI in New Jersey
The state of New Jersey imposes harsh penalties on DUI offenders who are under the age of 21. Consequences will vary depending on a person’s previous DUI history, their BAC at the time of their arrest, and whether or not the consented to a chemical test.
A person can face the following penalties if convicted:
- Up to 1 year in jail
- Fines up to $2,000
- License suspension lasting up to 90 days
- Up to 30 days of mandatory community service
- Intoxicated Driver Resource Center program involvement
Drivers under the age of 17 who are accused of DUI are subject to a 90 day delay in the processing of their license. Additionally, insurance premiums are likely to skyrocket, potentially lasting for years. If you are facing these charges, it is crucial that you consult with an experienced attorney from my firm to evaluate your situation and determine the most appropriate defense strategy to pursue.
Contact the Law Offices of Ryan E. Gilbert, LLC
Without the assistance of a powerful East Brunswick criminal defense lawyer on your side, your constitutional rights may be disregarded and you will suffer as a result. I understand the gravity of your situation, and I am prepared to do everything within my power to ensure that your rights are protected. Ensuring the well-being of my clients is my top priority, and I am committed to exploring every opportunity to seek to have your charges dropped or reduced.
Contact my firm today or request an initial consultation to get started towards retaining a top-notch defense for your underage DUI.
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