You need to start looking for a criminal defense lawyer in NH now! The odds of your bf not facing criminal charges for this accident are very slim. You should plan on charges being filed against your bf within a couple of months.
The limitations on criminal actions ((statute of limitations) in New Hampshire are the following:
- 6 years for a felony
- 1 year for a misdemeanor
- 3 months for a violation
Your boyfriend should consult with an attorney immediately.
Note: The above is general information only. It does not constitute formal legal advice or form an attorney-client relationship. You should discuss your specific legal situation with a licensed attorney.
Have your boyfriend call a DWI lawyer. If there were injuries or blood tests it may take some time before charges are brought forward. Attorney St. Hillaire is correct about the statute of limitations.
It is very important that your boyfriend not talk to anybody about the case and that he hire the best DWI lawyer around. It is very likely that he will be charged.