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For those seeking knowledge, advice, and support in navigating the complexities of DWI/DUI cases in New Hampshire, you’ve arrived at the right destination. Our mission is to empower you with the information you need to make informed decisions, understand your rights, and take appropriate action.

Explore our blog to stay up-to-date on the latest legal changes, case studies, and practical tips for handling DWI/DUI situations. Whether you’re facing legal challenges or simply want to be well-informed, our dedicated team is here to help you on your journey to understanding and addressing DWI/DUI matters in the Granite State.

DWI Investigations

If you get pulled over and an officer wishes to conduct an investigation regarding a possible DWI (DUI) you are not required to do field sobriety tests prior to arrest. Any pre-arrest tests you may be asked to take are not mandatory. You will not lose your license for refusing any such tests. The requirement to take a field sobriety or blood alcohol test only applies after you are arrested. If you refuse at that time, the State will seek...
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DWI and Driver’s License Suspensions

Of course, if you are convicted of DWI, the Court will suspend your license. However, your license can be suspended before you have even been convicted of a DWI offense—and it only takes one offense: no multiple violations over a period of time or accruing points. If you refuse post arrest physical or blood alcohol tests, or take a blood alcohol test which shows a result over the legal limit, the State will seek to suspend your license. This process...
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Alcohol Isn’t the Only Cause of Driving Impairment

When it comes to DWI, many people automatically think “alcohol.” However, a myriad of drugs—illegal, prescription, and over-the-counter—can also impair one’s ability to safely operate a motor vehicle and subject a person to DUI charges. In addition, adding alcohol to ingestion of drugs (legal or illegal), in combination can also lead to DWI. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that in 2014, approximately 22 percent of drivers involved in fatal auto accidents were impaired by drugs. In over half...
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What Happens When You Get a DUI in New Hampshire

Driving while under the influence is extremely dangerous, and comes with several serious consequences. In New Hampshire, you can be arrested for DUI if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 or higher, or under the age of 21, .02 or more. You can also be arrested for DWI/DUI for being under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any controlled drug, prescription drug, over the counter drug, or any other chemical substance, natural or synthetic, which impairs a person’s ability...
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Driver’s License Suspension for DUI/DWI

One way a driver can lose their license is to commit too many “moving violations” within a certain period of time—e.g., running a red light, speeding, and so forth. Before your license is suspended, you are entitled to a hearing with a motor vehicle bureau officer, at which time you can plead your case and explain any extenuating circumstances.  Another way to have your driver’s license suspended is to get caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. DMV...
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How DWI/DUIs Work in New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, an impaired driving charge is called a DWI, although it is often referred to as a DUI. If you are caught driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, the penalties are sizable. Depending on your specific DWI in New Hampshire case, you could face significant fines, jail time and/or license suspension. The best thing to do if you have been arrested for a DWI is call a New Hampshire DWI lawyer. This article explains how getting...
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DWI/DUI Arrest – Sobriety Test and Dismissed

Sobriety test for driver – our client was stopped for speed. The officer went up to the car and had a conversation with our client while he was sitting inside his car. During the conversation, the officer opened our client’s car door and asked him to step out, telling him to shut his car off. The driver did take the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. The criminal defense attorneys at Seufert Law filed a Motion to Suppress the...
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