Is Jail time Automatic With A New Jersey DUI?

If you’re convicted of DUI, you can be sentenced to jail for up to 30 days on the first offense.

More likely, you’ll deal with spending a couple of days taking classes at an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC), but the judge does have discretion to put you through a much more challenging ordeal.

It’s always a good idea to talk to an attorney if you’re facing any legal action, but in a case where there are factors that could especially work against you, like yelling at the arresting officer or engaging in especially reckless conduct while, allegedly, driving drunk, your best chance at avoiding the worst complications in your case is with an attorney at your side.

Matthew Reisig has been defending clients in New Jersey against DUI charges for nearly two decades.

In that time, he’s argued DUI law before the New Jersey Supreme Court, and helped more than 1,000 clients avoid conviction.

If you’ve been charged with DUI in New Jersey, call Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9660 for a free consultation.

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