I have a New Jersey driver’s license and I got a DUI in Vermont

If you have a New Jersey driver’s license but are charged with a DUI in Vermont you should contact an experienced DUI attorney. We can review your case and help you to understand your options and prepare your best defense. 

At Burke Law we have successfully represented hundreds of New Jersey drivers who have been charged with DUI in Vermont. New Jersey has strict DUI reciprocity laws. The New Jersey DMV can impose substantial penalties on New Jersey licensed drivers who receive a DUI criminal conviction or a DUI civil suspension in Vermont.

The attorneys at Burke Law serve all of Vermont from two convenient locations (Hartford, VT & Burlington, VT). We are here to help New Jersey licensed drivers facing DUI charges in any Vermont county.

For our out of state clients there are ways to waive your appearance so that you do not have return to Vermont for the arraignment or other proceedings. Clients often ask if waiving their appearance will negatively impact their case. Waiving the defendant’s appearance at Vermont criminal court because he or she lives out of state will not negatively impact the client’s case. Contact us for a free, confidential phone or in-person consultation today.

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Vermont Civil and Criminal DUI

Most DUIs in Vermont have two components: a DUI civil and a DUI criminal. Both cases are handled at the same court, before the same judge, at the same time. Each case will have a

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What is Cash Bail?

  Cash bail in Vermont is either a secured amount of money or actual money that must be paid to allow a criminal defendant to be released from jail while awaiting trial. A bail bond

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Pre-Trial Motions in Criminal Defense

  After your arraignment and “before a criminal case goes to trial, the prosecutor and the defense team usually appear before a criminal court judge and make pre-trial motions — arguments that certain evidence should

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What is Exculpatory Evidence in Vermont?

Exculpatory evidence is evidence favorable to the defendant in a Vermont criminal trial that exonerates or tends to exonerate the defendant of guilt. In other words, exculpatory evidence is evidence tending to excuse, justify, or absolve the

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Vermont DUI During the Holiday Season

  The holidays are full of snow and cozy cheer in Vermont. DUI enforcement is also enhanced during the holiday season. Vermont, like many states, devotes extra resources to DUI enforcement during the holiday season.

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