Second Offense DUI Laws New Hampshire

 (after 2 years of your 1st conviction but within 10 years)

NH Court Penalties:

Class A misdemeanor (Up to 1 year in Jail)

$750 fine (Plus court imposed penalty assessment)

17 consecutive days in jail

12 days are suspended

Must complete a full substance use disorder evaluation to be scheduled within 30 days of release and to be completed within 60 days of release and comply with the plan developed

3 year court imposed loss of license

NH-DMV:

2 year loss of license, which will run with or on top of the 3 year license suspension period, depending on whether you consented to a breath / blood test

OTHER:

SR-22 insurance will be required before you can drive.  DWI conviction will go down on your driving record as a major motor vehicle offense.  Please see our page on Habitual Offender status!

2nd DWI CONVICTION in NH

(within 2 years of your first DWI conviction)

Court:

Class A misdemeanor conviction (Up to 1 year in jail)

$750 fine (plus court imposed penalty assessment)

Mandatory sentence of 60 days in jail with 30 days suspended

You shall schedule a substance use disorder evaluation within 30 days of release

You complete the substance use disorder evaluation within 60 days of release

3 year court imposed loss of license

NH- DMV:

2 years loss of license, which will run with or on top of the 3 year license suspension period, depending on whether you consented to a breath/blood test.

OTHER

SR-22 insurance will be required before you can drive.  DWI conviction will go down on your driving record as a major motor vehicle offense.  Please see our page on Habitual Offender status!

1st DWI CONVICTION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

3rd DWI CONVICTION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Our telephone number is: 603-595-5525

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