New Hampshire DWI Defense Lawyers With a Proven Track Record
If I’ve Been Charged with DWI in New Hampshire Will I Be Convicted?
Many people assume that when they receive a DWI charge, they have very little hope of winning their case. In this video, Ted Lothstein explains why DWI charges in New Hampshire don’t always lead to convictions.
Client faces DWI-2d offense in Goffstown Circuit Court, with blood alcohol level over the aggravated DWI limit (0.16). Attorney Lothstein negotiates plea to DWI-1st offense, Client is saved from mandatory jail, mandatory 3 year license loss, mandatory ignition interlock.
Client, facing DWI prosecution in Concord Circuit Court, retains Attorney Lothstein and goes to trial. Outcome after trial: NOT GUILTY of DWI, guilty of transporting alcoholic beverages in motor vehicle.
This page provides a starting point to answer that question. However, keep things in perspective: contrary to popular belief, many people — particularly those represented by highly-experienced and skilled DWI defense lawyers — are found not guilt…
Almost all DWI cases in New Hampshire involve two separate proceedings:
Prosecution for a criminal case in Court
An Administrative License Suspension (ALS) proceeding in the Department of Safety
Each of these proceedings jeopardizes your right to d…
Lothstein Guerriero, PLLC’s attorneys routinely handle several types of motor vehicle hearings at the Department of Safety, Bureau of Hearings in Concord, NH. Some hearings may also be held at a “substation” such as the DMV office at Dover…
Well, this guy sure earned himself a spot in the 2018 Lawyer Soundbite Hall of Shame.
Bet He Sure Wishes He Could Have That One Back…
Frustrated with his client’s nonpayment of fee, lawyer told his client he wouldn’t work on the wee…
In our most recent and perhaps our greatest victory, we won an appeal granting a new trial to a beloved and esteemed therapist wrongfully accused of sexual assault by a client.
The Decision by the New Hampshire Supreme Court
On October 12, 2018, th…
Last week, a Connecticut Court issued an opinion suspending a lawyer from the practice of law for dropping the “F-Bomb” in Court. The lawyer was talking to her colleague, not realizing that her lapel mike was still on so the Judge could h…
Client faced a charge of DWI in the 6th Circuit - District Division - Hooksett Court. While awaiting trial, he was arrested and charged for Breach of Bail Conditions / Contempt of Court, a class A misdemeanor that carries up to a year in jail, for violating a bail condition. We won the contested ALS hearing, reducing his license suspension by 6 months. He then pled guilty to DWI, received the mandatory minimum penalties under law, and in exchange, the State filed a letter with the Court agreeing not to prosecute the Breach of Bail Conditionscharge.
Coos County Superior Court. Grand Jury charged Client with felony for bringing drugs into the Berlin State Prison visiting room. Prosecution, after negotiations, agreed to let Client plead guilty to misdemeanor with no jail time.
Rockingham County Superior Court. The State charged Client with simple assault based on eyewitnesses, including an off-duty police officer, who swore that during a bar fight, Client walked up to a man already unconscious in the gutter and brutally stomped on the man’s head. Ted Lothstein argued that Client acted in self-defense, and that the eyewitnesses were mistaken. The jury acquitted Client of simple assault and convicted him of the violation-level offense mutual combat, and Client paid a small fine.