Police in Plainsboro New Jersey issue a lot of summons for drunk driving, DUI, DWI. Call now to speak with a Plainsboro DWI lawyer. If you are arrested in Plainsboro for a DWI, you will be issued tickets for the DWI and whatever other traffic or criminal violations you have been accused of committing. On those tickets, at the bottom right, there will be a date set for your first appearance.
This is where the judge will read you the charges, advise you of your rights and the penalties you face and accept your plea. This will conducted in the Plainsboro Municipal Court. Plainsboro and Cranbury Court are located in the same building. The judge in Plainsboro – Cranbury DWI court is the Honorable Edward Herman, J.M.C.
For a first offense, if the State has a valid breath, blood or urine screening showing a blood alcohol concentration of .08 to .99 %, if you are convicted the court must suspend your driver’s license for 90 days. While a DWI does not carry points, you will pay about $1,000 in fines in court, and the DMV (MVC) will issue you a surcharge of $1,000 a year for the next three years. If your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .1 % or higher, the suspension must be from seven months to one year. For a second offense,the suspension is two years. For a third offense, the suspension is ten years, plus a mandatory 180 days in jail. There are ways to beat a NJ DWI, but all defenses depend on the facts of your particular case.