DWI Attorney for Appeals in New Hampshire
If you have been charged with a DUI in New Hampshire you face both and
administrative license suspension and a court imposed penalties following
a conviction. There is a process to object to the administrative license
suspension and have a hearing. The result of that hearing may be appealed
to the Superior Court. Separately, you have the right to fight the criminal
charge of Driving While Intoxicated in court, including the right to a
trial. A first offense conviction in court may be appealed to the New
Hampshire Supreme Court. A DWI subsequent offense or Aggravated offense
conviction may be appealed to the Superior Court for a jury trial.
Any further appeal from there is to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. A
conviction for DWI is a crime, may result in a long term license loss
and jail for serious offenses.
NH DWI attorneys know that protecting your rights does not end after trial. They are also
seasoned appellate advocates and know how to protect your appellate rights.
A New Hampshire DWI attorney can guide you through the process of regaining
your drivers' license. DWI and DUI laws are unnecessarily complex,
Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.'s DWI lawyers can help bring clarity to
the process, explaining how to protect your rights along the way.
The DWI Appeal Process
DUI appeals from administrative hearings or criminal trials in court can
be complicated to understand. Our New Hampshire DWI defense lawyers can
guide you through the process. Through pretrial motions and objections
during trial, our attorneys make it appoint to preserve important issues
for appellate review. At the conclusion of an administrative hearing or
trial, our DWI lawyers offer guidance on appellate rights. Where clients
seek to pursue an appeal, they perfect required court filings, mindful
of quick deadlines. They then draft appropriate pleadings in order to
advance the most compelling arguments to reverse a conviction or administrative finding.
New Hampshire DWI Lawyer with Offices in Concord, Dover & Manchester
If you have received a guilty verdict, as the defendant, you have the opportunity
to apply to a higher court. First time DWI convictions may be appealed
directly to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Subsequent DWI and
Aggravated DWI convictions may be appealed to the Superior Court for a jury trial, where
a 12 person jury must unanimously agree on guilt in order for a conviction to enter.
If you would like to learn more about the appellate process in DWI cases
contact our firm at your earliest convenience!