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…
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…
Committee: Ban Roadblocks
A NH House Committee voted 12-8 in favor of recommending passage of a Bill that would ban all so-called “DWI Checkpoints” – also known as DUI Roadblocks — in New Hampshire.
Inefficient and Costly
Overview – Important Federal Circuit Decision
On January 9, 2018, the 1st Circuit issued an important decision for the criminal justice system, and for Eber Rivera, who may have been wrongfully convicted of Armed Assault with Intent to Murder a…
The Epping Police charge Client in the 10th Circuit District Division Brentwood Court with Driving while Intoxicated. They also seek a 180-day administrative suspension because he refused a breath test. Client hires NH DWI defense attorney Ted Lothstein, and we secure a plea agreement where the State rescinds the administrative suspension (no 180 day suspension), AND the State drops the DWI charge. Client pleads guilty to Reckless Operation, with a 90-day license suspension, a fine, and a requirement that he obtain a LADAC evaluation.
Two clients in 6th Circuit Concord District Court. Client 1, charged with DWI by the Concord Police Department, reaches agreement where she receives the minimum penalty under law for DWI and the 6-month administrative suspension is dismissed. Client 2, charged with DWI by the Concord Police Department, secures a plea to Reckless Operation, with a 60 day license loss – DWI dismissed.