Jump to Navigation

New Bern DWI Defense Lawyer

In North Carolina, a DWI conviction can mean devastating consequences, including jail time, stiff fines, loss of driving privileges or the installation of an ignition interlock device on your car. It is the goal of your lawyer to defend you throughout the process and limit your exposure to these severe consequences.

At my law firm, Daniel E. Potter, P.C., I have defended clients for more than two decades. As an experienced New Bern DWI defense attorney, my clients trust me to carefully examine all facets of their charges and provide valuable insight regarding the consequences they might face. After a thorough investigation, I will develop an effective defense strategy and fight to ensure my clients' rights are not violated. Contact my office to discuss your situation in greater detail.

Craven County Drunk Driving Defense Attorney

As was stated earlier, the consequences for a DUI conviction are severe. Here is a brief explanation of the penalties you might face. For a more detailed discussion of your specific situation, contact my office.

First Offense

  • Loss of driver's license for one year
  • $2,000 fine
  • Incarceration from between 24 hours and 24 months
  • 24 hours of community service

Second Offense

  • Loss of driver's license for four years
  • $1,000 fine
  • Incarceration from between seven days and 12 months

Third Offense

  • Permanent loss of driver's license
  • $2,000 fine
  • Incarceration from between 14 days and 24 months

Fourth Offense

  • Permanent loss of driver's license
  • Potentially charged with a felony
  • Incarceration for one year
  • Fines are decided by the court

While this list only represents the court's guidelines, consequences for a DWI conviction can be devastating. It is wise to seek the counsel of an experienced attorney who can properly defend you from start to finish.

Contact The Firm

Located in New Bern, my offices are open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or by appointment. I accept all major credit cards as payment, as well as in-state checks, money orders and cash. If you have questions regarding DWI consequences, contact me today for more information.

Office Locations

Daniel E. Potter, P.C.
2129 South Glenburnie Road, Suite 13,
New Bern, NC 28562
Toll Free: 800-768-1789
Fax: 252-636-0586
Map and Directions

Accepted Payment Plans:

Visa MasterCard Discover Network

Contact Me Today


Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy | Law Firm Marketing by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.