The information on this website is for informational purposes only. You should consult with a NH DWI lawyer to discuss the specific penalties applicable in your case.
NH DWI - 4th or subsequent Offense
Class B Felony
Minimum: 6 months, of which 5 months may be suspended (i.e, at least 30 days in jail)
Minimum: $750.00, plus 24% penalty assessment
Court-ordered Loss of License
Indefinite, with the right to petition for reinstatement after 7 years in most cases.
28 day residential treatment program (or another intensive treatment program approved by NH Dept. of Health and Human Services)
The court may impose additional treatment and/or counseling conditions as well, including random urine tests.
Administrative License Suspension (ALS) by the NH DMV
Ignition Interlock Requirement
Minimum: 1 year
Maximum: 2 years
Proof of an SR-22 prior to reinstatement.
6 demerit points
Felony convictions may affect a variety of other rights, including possessing firearms, voting, and international travel.
Major motor vehicle conviction which counts toward certification as an habitual offender.