If you combine both Burlington City and Burlington Township in terms of DWI arrests, you are referring to the second biggest source of annual violations in Burlington County. This distinction is extremely telling when you consider that their combined square miles would not even rank it in the top 10 in the county. These figures reflect a high rate of DUI arrests, especially in the township, and chances are that you are a victim of these statistics since you have landed on this article. Everything that has happened up until now has been one-sided but now is your opportunity to defend yourself. However, this task is only going to prove successful if you hire an experienced driving while intoxicated attorney who is committed to taking your case as far as necessary to obtain the best outcome. Our defense team can provide what you need and deserve with some of the most qualified DWI defense lawyers in the state. With two attorneys who among an approximately five statewide who are dual certified as instructors in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and as operators of the Draeger Alcotest 7110, several others that hold either of these credentials and/or who are former DWI prosecutors, our firm firm is a unique commodity when it comes defending charges like yours. To discuss your Burlington DUI offense with an experienced attorney at our firm, call us for a free consultation at 856-234-8900.
Arrested For DWI In Burlington New Jersey
The bulk of Burlington DWI arrests occur in the township each year. This is understandable when you consider that major roadways like the New Jersey Turnpike, U.S. Route 130, and Interstate 295 are among the 100 miles of roadway in Burlington Township. All DWI summonses issued within the municipality are heard in the Burlington Township Municipal Court, 851 Old York Road, Burlington, New Jersey 08016. The judge is Dennis P. McInerney and the Court Administrator is Rosa P. Henry. There are two prosecutors, Steven Wenger and Louis Gallagher. Court sessions are conducted each week on Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and Thursday at 5 p.m. The court can be reached at 609-239-5825. The Burlington City Municipal Court operates at the same location, time and with the same personnel. Irrespective of where your DUI was issued in Burlington, your case will essentially be handled identically from the perspective of the court. It is important that you contact the court as quickly as possible after issuance of your summons or retain counsel to do so because the system only allows sixty days in which to resolve a driving while intoxicated charge. There is no room for delay given the complexity of defending these offenses.
DWI Lawyers in Burlington NJ
Whether this is your first offense, second offense or third offense, the prosecutor will attempt to prove your DWI charge in one of two ways. The first way is through scientific evidence like a breath test or blood test. The second option for the Burlington prosecutor is to use field sobriety tests to establish guilt under N.J.S.A. 39:4-50. It is not coincidental that the training of our attorneys focuses on both of these areas. We have specialized knowledge in both breath testing and field sobriety testing that allows us to identify and effectively argue on behalf of our clients. These same skills will be placed into action on your behalf should you choose to hire our firm. To discuss your charge in detail with an experienced DWI lawyer, you are encouraged to call us at 856-234-8900. Attorneys are available to assist you immediately.