Leonard Biddison

Attorney at Law

(866) 721-9510

Philadelphia, PA

(866) 721-9510

Haddonfield, NJ

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Camden NJ Underage DWI Lawyer

DUI Defense Attorney with Offices in Haddonfield, New Jersey

Underage DWI
Underage DWI

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) offenses in New Jersey are very serious. Underage DWI’s are different from regular DWI’s because it is illegal for a minor to drive with any amount of alcohol in their system. If found guilty of an underage DWI, you may be subject to several consequences such as community service and suspension of your license. If you have been charged with an underage DWI, you should speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible to help you navigate the legal process and get you the most desirable result in your case.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison have had tremendous success handling countless DWI cases for years in Camden County including Bellmawr, Cherry Hill, Winslow, and Collingswood. In fact, one of our attorneys is one of only a few lawyers in the state who is certified to operate the DWI Alcotest 7110. This means he understands the details of the device, how it works, and whether there are any defects with it’s functioning. This allows us to develop an aggressive strategy to help minimize the penalties in your case. If you have been charged with an underage DWI, having an attorney who knows how to get you the best possible result is imperative. Call the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison at 866-721-9510 anytime for a free initial consultation.

New Jersey Underage DWI Statute: N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14

Underage DWI law is covered under N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14. The elements that the prosecution must show are as follows:

1) The driver was under 21

2) The driver operated a motor vehicle on New Jersey roads

3) The driver had any amount of alcohol in his or her system at the time of the stop

Note: Our firm utilizes a former State trooper who is certified in field sobriety testing and as a certified operator of the Alcotest 7110, the breath testing device used in New Jersey DWI cases. He reviews the evidence, police reports, and videos and will draft a report to challenge the State’s evidence in your case.

Underage DWI Penalties in New Jersey 

  • Drivers license suspended between 30 and 90 days as determined by the judge
  • Community service period of 15 to 30 days as determined by the judge
  • Participation in the intoxicated driver resource center

Note: If you are found guilty of an underage DWI, it will not count as a prior DWI if you receive one subsequently as an adult. So, for example, if you receive an adult DWI and you previously had an underage DWI, you will only be facing a first offense.

Contact a Cherry Hill NJ Underage DWI Lawyer for a Free Consultation 

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against a DWI charge. Our criminal defense team understands the details of DWI law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at 866-721-9510 for a free initial consultation about your case.

Experience You Can Trust

For the past 20 years, Mr. Biddison has provided his clients with excellent legal counsel in a broad variety of criminal matters. From straightforward issues to serious litigation, he offers you the experience and confidential advice you need to maneuver through the laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

When you’ve been accused of a crime, you are entitled to a thorough and competent criminal defense. Leonard D. Biddison Esquire ensures your legal rights are upheld. Allow our team to assist you during this difficult time.

Schedule an appointment by filling out the form on the right.

The Law Offices of Leonard D. Biddison

Areas We Serve

Burlington County, Mount Holly, Mount Laurel, Pemberton Twp. Camden County, Camden City, Cherry Hill Twp., Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Pennsauken, Winslow Twp. Gloucester County, Deptford Twp., Monroe Twp., Paulsboro Boro, Washington Twp., West Deptford Twp., Woodbury City, Bordentown Twp., Cinnaminson, Evesham Twp., Mansfield Twp., Maple Shade Twp., Medford Twp., Moorestown Twp., Palmyra Boro, Bellmawr, Clementon, Collinswood, Haddon Twp., Lindenwold, Pine Hill Boro, Stratford Boro, Voorhees Twp., Waterford Twp., Elk Joint Municipal Court, Franklin Joint Mun Ct, Greenwich Twp, Mantua Twp.

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Philadelphia Location

230 South Broad Street Suite 1501

Philadelphia, PA

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Haddonfield Location

132 North Haddon Avenue

Haddonfield, NJ

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