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…
On June 27, an oral argument in one of our appeals received widespread coverage in the news – front page of the Concord Monitor, Union Leader, and WMUR.
The Oral Argument and Lower Court Ruling
In an oral argument before all five Justices of…
On May 14, 2018, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the 4th Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures protects the driver of a rental car, even if the driver was not listed as an authorized driver on the rental agr…
The NHPR Story
According to this news story from New Hampshire Public Radio, marijuana decriminalization has helped the State Forensic Laboratory massively cut its backlog on testing of seized substances from controlled drug arrests. That is good ne…
Attorney Lothstein represented a building contractor who faced a DWI charge in the Laconia District Court. This DWI was brought by the New Hampshire State Police after they stopped Client in a “roadblock” following a Meadowbrook Pavilion concert. A DWI conviction would mean a one year loss of his Commercial Driver’s License, which would be devastating to his business, his family and his livelihood. Attorney Lothstein secured a plea where Client served a 90 day suspension of his driver’s license, but did not get a DWI conviction, did not lose his CDL, and still has no criminal record. His testimonial appears here.