Can You Get A Hardship or Conditional License in New Jersey?

If a court suspended your driver’s license after you were charged with a DUI, you may not know what you should do first. If you are in this situation, you will benefit from the support from one of our skilled Bergen County DUI attorneys to discuss the details of your case and your options. Continue reading to determine whether you can obtain a hardship or conditional license in New Jersey.

Can I get a hardship or conditional license in New Jersey?

A hardship or conditional license is a restricted license given to a driver whose license has been suspended or revoked as a result of an alcohol or drug-related issue, permitting drivers who qualify for it to drive again under specific conditions set on the license and issued by the court. But, it is important to recognize that the state of New Jersey does not offer hardship or conditional licenses to any of its residents. Once you lose your driving privileges, you cannot drive on any occasion.

What should you do in place of a hardship or conditional license?

Because the state of New Jersey does not offer hardship or conditional licenses, you will need a qualified and experienced Bergen County criminal defense attorney who understands the law and what is needed for a DUI charge to stay. A criminal defense attorney must be competent in helping you reduce or dismiss your charge. Our firm is here to help. Give us a call today.

How can an attorney help you?

With the assistance of a qualified legal professional, you can feel more confident knowing that your rights and future will be protected. Your attorney can use the following strategies to help you combat your charges:

  • Issuing motions to suppress evidence from the traffic stop due to a lack of probable cause
  • Suppressing breath test results that allegedly establish your intoxication
  • Removing your statements regarding alcohol or drug use
  • Raising reasonable doubts about the admissibility of any and all evidence

A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is always worth fighting to evade criminal consequences and the other negative effects associated with a conviction. Even a first-time DUI conviction could cause a license suspension, a big fine, and a span of imprisonment. Give us a call today to get started.

Contact our Firm

If you are facing criminal charges in New Jersey, you need strong legal defense. Contact the Law Office of Carl Spector for dedicated representation. With over 30 years of experience as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, he offers a unique perspective on how both sides think, and how to best approach each aspect of the case. When your future is on the line, don’t settle for less than the best possible legal representation. Contact an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney who will aggressively fight for you. Call today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.