A second offense DWI is one occurring two years following the date of the first conviction and within 10 years of the first conviction date.
Penalties for Second Offense DWI
In New Hampshire, a second offense DWI is a class A misdemeanor. Persons convicted of a second offense DWI can face the following:
- A $750 fine;
- A mandatory jail sentence;
- Loss of license for 3 years;
- Court ordered substance abuse treatment; and
- Mandatory completion of a Driver Education program.
Once your driving privileges are reinstated, you will be required to obtain SR-22 insurance in order to operate a vehicle. Please see our page on Insurance Requirement for more information regarding SR-22. Some courts may also elect to require installation of an Interlock System Device. See our page on Interlock System Laws for more information.
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Our DWI lawyers has years of experience defending clients in cases involving DWI charges. We will fight to ensure that your rights are protected and will provide you with the best defense possible under the law. Don't risk your life or your freedom to just anyone. Trust us with your case today.
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If you have been charged with a DWI, call the Law Office of Chadwick-Fricano-Weber to discuss your case with our DWI lawyers. We have years of experience representing clients in a variety of DWI cases and have the knowledge and experience needed to provide you with a competent defense. Call us at (603) 880-6100 to schedule an initial consultation today.