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. Read More
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. Read More
Aggravated DWI is a more serious form of 1st offense DWI where there is an aggravating factor. The aggravating factor elevates the serious of the offense from a class B misdemeanor to a class A misdemeanor. That is a huge difference. For a class B mi…
There are two types of Aggravated DWI in NH: Class A misdemeanor Aggravated DWI Class B Felony Aggravated DWI Definition – Elements of the Offense If the aggravating factor is a vehicle collision that results in serious bodily injury to any per…
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 dri…
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…
The Recent 101 Ocean Blvd v. Foy Decision In 101 Ocean Blvd v. Foy, decided on March 19, 2021, the New Hampshire Supreme Court addressed a frequently recurring appellate issue: An attorney that made an improper “send a message” argument to the ju… Read More
In Commonwealth v. Lek, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued a major decision earlier this month that curtails the ability of the police to make pretextual stops, find a reason to arrest the driver, and then search his car. Surprise! – Pretex… Read More
The Case and Ruling In late December, in United States v. Raymundi-Hernandez, the 1st Circuit Court reversed not only Mr. Raymundi-Hernandez’s conviction for narcotics trafficking, but convictions of three other codefendants / alleged coconspir… Read More
In Laconia District Court, Client charged with New Hampshire DWI – and blew 0.14 breath test. Prosecution agreed to drop DWI charge and allow Client to plead guilty to reckless driving, 2d offense with a 6 month license loss. Although Client lost commercial driver’s license (CDL) administratively because of the breath test over legal limit, this plea likely saved his long-term career as a commercial vehicle operator. Read More
In Hooksett District Court, Client charged with DWI, 2d Offense. Attorney Lothstein first wins Client’s ALS hearing on the merits, saving him from a 2-year consecutive license suspension. Then, on the eve of trial, Attorney Lothstein, a DUI lawyer in NH, secures plea to Reckless Driving, saving Client from mandatory jail time, a mandatory 7-day alcohol abuse program, mandatory ignition interlock for one year, and a mandatory 3-year license suspension. Before Client hired Attorney Lothstein, he faced a 5 year license suspension. Thanks to this amazing series of victories, he received a total license suspension of 60 days! Read More
Jaffrey, NH Police charge Client in the 8th Circuit – District Division – Jaffrey Court with Aggravated DWI (for eluding pursuit by police when then blue lights came on), Reckless Operation (going over 100mph), andDisobeying a Police Officer (for not stopping). The Aggravated DWI would have carried mandatory jail time,mandatory one year license revocation, and mandatory one year ignition interlock. Lothstein secured a plea to Reckless Operation and Disobeying a Police Officer – Aggravated DWI dismissed! No jail, no ignition interlock, and a total license suspension of 8 months (60 days from the Court, 6 months for the ALS). Read More