Is a DUI a felony in New Jersey?

Under certain circumstances, a DUI may be charged as a felony, also called an indictable crime or offense, in New Jersey. Factors that may raise the grading of a DUI charge in New Jersey include:

  • Driving with a suspended license, especially when a suspension was ordered for a prior DUI
  • Driving with a minor child in the vehicle
  • Causing an accident that results in bodily injury or death to another person