Though driving under the influence is a common charge in New Brunswick, New Jersey, it probably doesn’t feel too commonplace to you. And in truth, though the prosecutors want you to believe your conviction is a simple slam dunk, that is usually not the case. Your guilt is not a foregone conclusion. There are many factors and technicalities that can affect the legality of your stop and arrest. The experienced legal team of the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta, & Oliver is adept at exposing these flaws, errors and omissions, and capitalizing on them to build a successful case strategy. It’s not an easy task, but if you’re up to the challenge, we are prepared to fight for you.
DWI Stops & Arrests in New Brunswick
New Brunswick has become a major center for nightlife with an ever-growing number of bars and restaurants. Rutgers Police and New Brunswick Police are constantly patrolling the local city streets on the look out for intoxicated individuals and suspected drunk drivers. Moreover, New Brunswick is home to Rutgers University and several major roadways and highways including The New Jersey Turnpike (I-95), U.S. Route 1, Route 18 and Route 27 which are patrolled by a combination of local police and State Troopers and contribute to large amount of DWI arrests in New Brunswick each year. To charge and convict you of driving while intoxicated in Brunswick, New Jersey the state must show that you were operating a motor vehicle with diminished capacity, due to your alcohol consumption, or demonstrate that your blood alcohol level was above the state limit of 0.08 percent. Law enforcement will typically administer a field sobriety test at the scene to demonstrate your impairment and dimished capacity. Your BAC is tested through the Alcotest (Breathalyzer) or a blood test. It is important to note that if you have a New Jersey driver’s license, then you have already consented to a chemical test. Therefore Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test once arrested and back at the police station will result in additional charges.
About The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta, & Oliver
The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta, & Oliver is dedicated to DWI defense in New Jersey. We utilize our vast stores of knowledge in this field, and the resources of our skilled and specially training attorneys to protect your rights and minimize the effects of your DWI arrest. Our seven-lawyer team boasts a combined total of more than 100 years of experience practicing law. We are one of the largest and most credentialed firms practicing DWI/DUI Defense in the state, and our team includes former prosecutors who have practiced in 25 municipalities across New Jersey. Our success and dedication over the years has earned us the respect of our peers, the appreciation of our clients and a stellar reputation.
Act now for the best outcome. Call to schedule a free consultation with the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta, & Oliver. We will give you an honest appraisal of your New Brunswick DWI case and help you explore the options available to you.