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Aggressive DWI Attorneys Fight Drunk Driving Charges in North Jersey

New Jersey has some of the toughest Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) laws, and among the most severe DWI penalties, in the entire country. A person who is convicted of drunk driving in the State of New Jersey will almost certainly lose their driver’s license for an extended period of time and will likely be hit with heavy fines and other monetary penalties. In some cases, a DWI conviction can even result in mandatory jail time. Beyond that, the consequences of a DWI or DUI conviction can extend far into the future, with many auto insurance companies choosing to hike premiums, or even cancel insurance altogether, for anyone convicted of drunk driving. That’s why it is absolutely imperative that a person charged with a DWI, DUI, or Breath Test Refusal in New Jersey speak with an experienced DWI defense attorney immediately.

Andrew John Calcagno is a DWI and traffic defense attorney with extensive knowledge of New Jersey DWI laws and a history of helping his clients beat DWI charges. Mr. Calcagno has successfully represented countless clients facing drunk driving charges in municipal courts throughout New Jersey, including Union County, Hudson County, Essex County, Middlesex County, and Passaic County.

Types of DWI Charges in New Jersey

There are a number of different DWI/DUI charges that can be filed against a motorist in New Jersey, depending on the precise circumstances of the DWI offense, the number of prior DWI conviction on the motorist’s driving record, and the status of the driver. Andrew J. Calcagno has represented clients charged with the following DWI offenses:

Penalties for DWI Convictions in New Jersey

A person convicted of Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence in NJ may face the following penalties:

There are also additional penalties imposed on drivers who cause DWI accidents, commit a DWI in a school zone, refuse to submit to a breath test in a school zone, commit a DWI with a minor in the vehicle, or Drive While Suspended due to a DWI.

Constitutional Issues and Evidentiary Challenges in NJ DWI Cases

Depending on the circumstances of your traffic stop and subsequent DWI arrest, Andrew Calcagno may be able to raise constitutional issues and challenge the evidence in your DWI case. Mr. Calcagno has a deep understanding of a number of DWI issues, including:

  • Field Sobriety Tests
  • Blood Tests
  • Challenging Probable Cause for DWI Stop
  • DWI Appeals
  • Post-Conviction Relief for DWI

Free Consultation with Experienced DWI/DUI Attorneys Help Clients Beat DWI Charges in Elizabeth, NJ

On top of the court-imposed penalties, a DWI conviction can also seriously damage your reputation and cause profound embarrassment for you and your family. A DWI/DUI conviction can also negatively impact your daily life because you will likely lose your driving privileges in New Jersey for a long time. Moreover, because DWIs and DUIs are considered traffic offenses, not criminal offenses, you will not be able to get the DWI conviction removed from your driving record.

Andrew J. Calcagno and his experienced team of traffic and DWI defense attorneys understand the nuances of NJ DWI laws. Mr. Calcagno will take a close look at your case, examine the facts surrounding your alleged DWI offense, the traffic stop, and your arrest. Most importantly, Mr. Calcagno will fight vigorously on your behalf and make sure that you do not suffer unduly as a result of an overzealous prosecutor. If you or your loved one has been arrested and charged with a DWI, DUI, or any related drunk driving offense in Linden, Jersey City, Newark, or anywhere else in New Jersey, contact Calcagno & Associates today to schedule a free consultation about your case.

We have obtained many significant and noteworthy verdicts
and settlements for our clients:

  • $4,743,086

    Four (4) Week Trial
    Train Accident

    Hudson County Superior Court
    Union, New Jersey

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  • $2,500,00

    Three (3) Week Trial
    Head-On Collision

    New York Supreme Court
    New York, NY

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  • $2,000,000

    Wrongful Death
    Products Liability

    Essex County Superior Court
    Newark, New Jersey

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CALCAGNO & ASSOCIATES has obtained many significant and noteworthy verdicts and settlements for our clients:

Results vary, depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. This record of success in the courtroom and at the negotiation table serves our clients in two important ways: (1) It compensates them for their pain and suffering; and (2) It helps them rebuild their lives.

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