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…
Earlier on this page, we reported that Ted Lothstein has been in a First Degree Assault jury trial all week in the Hillsborough County Superior Court-South in Nashua, representing Cyrinus Franklin “Frank” Morris. The Nashua Police and Hillsboroug…
Ted Lothstein’s role defending a Nashua man charged with First Degree Assault in a jury trial this week has been covered twice this week by the Nashua Telegraph. (The defense team, contrary to the article, did not include anybody named “D…
The Victory on Appeal
In October, I posted about our victory on appeal in the Afshar case, based on the misconduct of a biased juror. After a therapist was convicted by juror of assaulting a young patient in his office, he hired our firm, we conducte…
Nashua Police charge Client in the Nashua Circuit Court with Aggravated DWI, based on a .22 blood alcohol concentration (the threshold for Aggravated DWI is .16 BAC or higher), and the State files for a 180 day ALS suspension, because the .22 is far over the legal limit of .08. Client hires Attorney Lothstein, who negotiates a plea to non-aggravated first offense DWI, with the absolute minimum sentence under law – Client may restore license in 90 days – and the State will withdraw the 180 day ALS suspension. This plea saves client from mandatory jail time and a mandatory one year loss of license, both required for Aggravated DWI.
The Canaan, NH Police charge Client in the 2d Circuit - District Division - Lebanon Court with DWI. Client holds a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) — a conviction would cause Client to lose his CDL for one year, a devastating outcome that would destroy his business. Attorney Lothstein obtains a plea to Reckless Driving with a 90-day suspension, saving Client from a DWI and saving his CDL.
Candia District Court, NH: N.H. State Police charge Client with aggravated driving under the influence of marijuana, an offense carrying mandatory jail time and a mandatory one-year license loss upon conviction. Attorney Lothstein obtains plea agreement for Client to plead guilty to Reckless Operation with a 60-day license loss – no jail, Aggravated DWI dismissed, no DWI conviction!