The State of New Hampshire has three (3) separate alcohol programs for drivers convicted of DWI. Drivers convicted of an aggravated DWI, or a second drunk driving charge, face much stiffer penalties than those who have only received one DWI conviction. Part of any DWI penalty includes enrollment in one of New Hampshire’s Alcohol Education Programs.
Upon conviction for an aggravated DWI or second offense DWI in New Hampshire, a driver is typically sentenced to at least three (3) to thirty (30) days in jail. As part of the Multiple Offender Program (M.O.P.), otherwise known as the Phase II Program, the driver spends seven days in inpatient treatment for alcohol and drug use.
In order to successfully complete the MOP program, a driver must complete the following steps:
- A one-hour intake interview;
- Seven (7) consecutive days at the residential program;
- Education including information about alcohol and drugs, group therapy, and self-assessment;
- A one-hour final interview; and
- Meeting all recommendations for continuing therapy or aftercare.
Until these requirements are met, a driver will not be able to have their license restored.
The fee for the Multiple Offender Program is currently thousand seven hundred fifty dollars ($1,750) and covers room and board as well as treatment for the required seven (7) days.
A drunk driving conviction in New Hampshire carries penalties which include one of New Hampshire’s Alcohol Education Programs. If you have been charged with drunk driving in New Hampshire, please don’t hesitate to contact the experienced New Hampshire DWI lawyers at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. We will examine your case carefully and fight for the best possible outcome in your case. Call (888) 332-5855 today to schedule a confidential case evaluation.