New Hampshire DUI Laws

Facing DUI charges in New Hampshire? Speak with a DUI attorney to get answers!

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New Hampshire DUI laws carry strict minimum penalties, even for first offenders. A DUI conviction in New Hampshire can mean minimum fines, loss of license and mandatory enrollment in an alcohol intervention program.

DUI charges in New Hampshire may cause you to feel overwhelmed or distraught. Remember: You don't have to face these charges alone. A New Hampshire DUI lawyer can help you stand up for your rights.

An DUI attorney familiar with the laws in New Hampshire can answer any questions you might have about the state's laws and how they affect your case. DWI charges don't always mean conviction. Get the answers you need now by speaking with an attorney.

To speak with a New Hampshire DUI attorney near you, simply fill out the FREE DUI case evaluation form on this page or call, toll free, 877-349-1311.

The penalties for DUI in New Hampshire are strict, even if this is your first DUI charge. Refusing a breath test in New Hampshire can means losing your driver's license for 180 days.

New Hampshire DUI Penalties

First DUI Conviction

  • Minimum $500 in fines
  • 9 month-2 year driver's license revocation
  • Completion of alcohol/drug intervention program

First Conviction - Aggravated DUI (.16 BAC or .08 BAC with additional driving offenses)

  • Minimum $750 in fines
  • 18 month-2 year driver's license revocation
  • Minimum 10 days in jail
  • Completion of alcohol/drug treatment program

Second DUI Conviction

  • Minimum $750 in fines
  • Minimum three-year driver's license revocation
  • Driver's license restoration fees
  • Minimum 10 days in jail
  • Completion of alcohol/drug treatment program

Third DUI Conviction

  • Minimum $750 in fines
  • Minimum five-year license suspension with the possibility of lifetime revocation
  • Minimum 180 days in jail
  • Completion of alcohol/drug treatment program

Fourth DUI Conviction

  • Minimum $750 in fines
  • Driver's license suspended indefinitely
  • Minimum 180 days in jail
  • Completion of alcohol/drug treatment program

Penalties for Refusal

  • First refusal: 180-day driver's license suspension
  • Second refusal, or a refusal combined with a prior DWI conviction: Two-year driver's license suspension

A local DUI attorney may answer any questions you might have about the laws in New Hampshire or your specific DUI case. To speak with a DUI lawyer near you today, fill out the free case evaluation form on this page or call us, toll free, at 877-349-1311.

Note: Laws may have changed since our last update. For the latest information on these DUI laws, speak to a local DUI lawyer in the state.

The New Hampshire DUI penalty list is by no means all-inclusive. DUI penalties may vary depending on your prior driving record.

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