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…
In a November 19, 2020 decision, State v. Shaw, the NH Supreme Court ruled that a driver commits the crime of Disobeying a Police Officer if police officer asks for license and registration, and driver holds up the license to the window but refuses t… Read More
Yesterday, September 17, 2020, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (highest court in MA) released a landmark decision that enables victims of racial profiling to hold police officers accountable in court by suppressing evidence obtained as a res… Read More
Are Police Held Accountable for Misconduct? What is the proper role of police in our society? Most people believe that we employ police officers to help the criminal justice system hold people accountable when they break the law. But it feels like ev… Read More
In the 6th Circuit – District Division – Concord Court, Ted Lothstein represented Client, charged by the State Police with Underage DWI, an offense that carries a mandatory minimum one year license revocation, AND Transportation of Marijuana, which carries an additional 60 day mandatory license revocation. Lothstein secured a plea to Reckless Operation – cutting his license suspension time in half (to 6 months), and avoiding a DWI conviction. The marijuana charge was referred to the FAST program, an alternative disposition program in Concord that allows people charged with first-offense drug possession and other offenses to get their charges dismissed after completing the program. So, Client now has an opportunity to avoid a DWI, and avoid a drug conviction, and avoid having any criminal record.That same day, in the 2d Circuit – District Division – Lebanon Court, Ted Lothstein represented Client, who was similarly charged with both DWI and Possession of Controlled Drug (Marijuana). Lothstein secured a plea toReckless Operation, with a total license suspension of 8 months (including the ALS), with the DWI charge dismissed, AND the drug charge dismissed! Read More
On April 8, 2009, in a landmark decision, the NH Supreme Court reversed convictions arising out of a tragic automobile accident, because the evidence failed to establish that the victim was born alive.Right Vindicated: Although a very close case, here the prosecution failed to Prove Guilt Beyond a Reasonable Doubt.Read NH appeal attorney Ted Lothstein’s Brief on AppealRead the Court’s Decision Overturning the Conviction. State v. Joshua Lamy (2009).Read Coverage of this Victory in the Concord MonitorRead More
Lebanon Police Department charges Client with DWI and Transporting Controlled Drug (Marijuana). Ted Lothstein secures plea to Reckless Operation, with the DWI and Transporting Controlled Drug charges dismissed. Thereby, our firm saves Client from a DWI conviction, and saves him from having a drug conviction on his record. Read More