In the state of New Jersey, a driving while intoxicated offense is:
New Jersey Statutes Annotated, Section 39:4-50(a)
Typical Sentencing for First Offense
|Jail||Up to 30 days|
|License Suspension||3 months|
|Interlock Ignition Device (IID)||No|
These can reduce your sentence and in some cases lead to no conviction which are called conditional discharge. Admissibility remains unavailable until completion and in the interim of these alternative programs.
Availability for DWI No
Pleading guilty to some offenses is not equivalent to a crime in Canada, therefore it does not result in inadmissibility. Your lawyer could argue for a traffic violation or highway obstruction to contest a DUI/DWI which do not result in inadmissibility to Canada. Not all plea bargains will ensure admissibility.
|Availability for DWI||Yes|
|Possible plea(s)||Reckless Driving|
Expungement & Pardons
This allows your criminal record to be cleared. DUI convictions are eligible for expungements after the completion of the sentence, provided that there are no other charges pending against the offender.
|Availability for DWI||No (not considered a criminal offense)|
If inadmissibility to Canada cannot be avoided, these are the remedies offered:
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