Legal Question in DUI Law in New Jersey

21 years ago i got a dui, i just recently got onther one is this concidered a first offence

Asked on 2/04/12, 12:26 am

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Gary Moore Gary Moore Attorney At Law
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It is. Call me, if you like.

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2/04/12, 5:00 am
Greggory Marootian Greggory M. Marootian, Esq.
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Yes, because the gap between your 1st and 2nd offense is greater than ten years, this would be treated as a first offense under the NJ DWI Statute (assuming you are convicted). The Court must sentence you within the sentencing parameters of a 1st-offender, although the Court can consider the prior conviction in imposing the sentence.

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2/04/12, 12:05 pm
Ronald Aronds Law Office of Ronald Aronds, LLC
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Since the time is in excess of ten years between the two you would be sentenced as a first offender IF you were found guilty. I always look for ways to win a case before I assume that my client should just please guilty. Please contact my office for a free consultation to discuss your case. Thank you.

Sincerely yours, -Ronald Aronds, Esq.-

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2/04/12, 7:26 pm
Larry Raiken Larry S Raiken LLC
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Yes this would be a first offense. Please call my office to discuss this matter.

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2/06/12, 8:14 am

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