How Much Does a DWI Cost?

Cost-Effective New Jersey DWI Lawyers

One of the most common concerns of anyone dealing with a DWI conviction is the amount of money it will cost. Because of this, some people feel it may be cheaper and a better choice financially to not fight the charges and just pay the existing fees rather than adding a fee from an attorney as well. But most people don’t know how many fees are involved initially. You could be looking at car towing costs, the minimum fine, surcharges from the Motor Vehicle Commission, increased insurance company charges, and fees to reinstate your driver’s license just to name a few. By entering a guilty plea, you can possibly be held responsible for paying over $6,000 of fines, without including any lawyer fees. On top of that, you may need to spend time in jail as well, depending on if it is a first offense or not.

It is not worth pleading guilty and having a conviction permanently on your record. A DWI conviction can change your life forever, as well increase the financial strain on your wallet. Hiring a professional, qualified New Jersey DWI lawyer can help keep fees and other possible charges low, while possibly keeping a conviction charge off your record. Contrary to popular belief, it is sometimes better to fight the charge. At the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., our experienced Princeton DWI lawyers can help fight to keep costs down while aggressively fighting for your rights and goals. If you are still unsure about pleading guilty or to fight in court, or what your legal options are, contact our law firm and use our free initial consultation to discuss the details of your case with a highly skilled attorney at 732-773-2768.

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