What Can I Expect From A DWI / DUI Attorney?

By hiring Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY), you can count on certain things.

Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) prides himself on maintaining a moderate caseload so that each Client gets personalized attention. Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) returns calls promptly, keeps clients informed as to what is going on in their case, and works with clients to obtain the best result for them.

Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) knows the complicated area of DWI /DUI.

Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) has completed the:

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Certification Student Course (NHTSA Course) –

This is the class that police take in order to be able to administer field sobriety tests.

Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) passed this course with a score of 100% and is certified to administer FSTs. You can rest assured Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) knows how these tests are “supposed” to be administered, as well as, or better than, the police officer. Besides a breath/blood test, these tests are usually the main evidence against you in a DWI / DUI case. If you or your lawyer don’t know how the tests have to be administered to be correct, you can not properly argue the police did them wrong. Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) knows police make mistakes and it is his job to point out these mistakes to keep you Not Guilty and not have to lose your license for many months or years.

Owner/ Operator of Alco Sensor FST PBT – This is the newest version of the portable breath test machine offered by Alco Sensor. It is used by many police departments throughout New Hampshire. By understanding, owning, and testing this machine, Attorney Hynes fully understands its accuracies and limitations.

Sobriety Checkpoint Experience – If you have been the victim of a “sobriety checkpoint” you should know a certain New Hampshire police department stated “The “Sobriety Checkpoint” is the most effective method of detecting and apprehending the impaired operator.” I know the first phase of DWI detection is vehicle in motion, and there are more than 50 different things an officer can be looking for. If you are stopped randomly at a checkpoint, the officer likely did not see bad driving. He is therefore going to heavly rely on other things, like field sobriety tests. A DWI lawyer who has handled cases involving sobriety checkpoints knows the law on checkpoints and can help.

Experience handling all types of DWI – As a DWI Lawyer / DUI Lawyer, Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) has experience handling all types of criminal matters / motor vehicle / license issues, and has achieved successful results for many clients. Although no lawyer can guarantee a certain outcome, Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) can evaluate your case, explain your options, and provide a professional opinion as to what course of action you might want to take.

Free Consultation and Price Quote. You will consult with a lawyer or lawyers to discuss your case with strict Attorney confidentiality. You will be given a price quote/estimate to know how much representation will cost.

Personalized Attention. Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) will monitor your case and return your phone calls promptly

Aggressive Representation. Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) seeks fair settlements, but takes a tough stance on protecting your rights.

Local Offices and Flexible Scheduling. Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) maintain offices throughout New Hampshire, including Manchester, Bedford, and Nashua during normal business hours. Night and weekend appointments are also available. Home visits may also be available. Attorney Hynes practices criminal defense throughout the State of New Hampshire including all of Southern New Hampshire, and the Seacoast Area.

Devoted to Drunk Driving Defense. As a DWI Attorney / DUI Lawyer, in New Hampshire, Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) only handles criminal cases*, and focuses on cases involving DWI / DUI. DWI / DUI charges are more complicated and have more potential consequences than the average criminal charge. Besides have a criminal proceeding, you are facing a loss of license, for up to 2 years for a first offense if convicted of DWI / DUI and/or a license loss for refusing a test or blowing over. Attorney Hynes (N.H. DWI GUY) has training and experience to provide representation at Administrative License Suspension hearings as well as your criminal proceedings.

When Results Matter, the Right Lawyer for you Matters

Obtaining the best result for you is not just my job as a lawyer, it is my passion. I personally work with all my clients to keep them informed and to provide an honest legal opinion of what may happen in their case. I understand every case is different and every client has unique circumstances. I will work with you to help reach your goal in your case. From negotiating a case for a result the client is happy with, or going to trial to obtain a not guilty verdict, my experience has achieved results.

DWI Penalties

First Offense: $620+ fine, 9+ month loss of license, SR-22 insurance, 20 hour IDIP class.

Second offense: Mandatory jail time, $930+ fine, 3 year loss of license, interlock device, Multiple offender class, SR-22 insurance.

Aggravated DWI: Mandatory jail time, $930+ fine, 1+ year loss of license, interlock device, Multiple offender class, SR-22 insurance.

See Penalties for more details, or give me a call to discuss the potential penalties in your specific case.

In all cases, you also face a 6 month or 2 year loss of license for blowing over the legal limit or refusing a breath or blood test.