Marine Violations/Boating DUI Defense In Delaware


Are You Facing Marine Violations Or Boating DUI Charges In Delaware?

The Law Office of Eric G. Mooney can help. Attorney Eric G. Mooney has extensive experience in the area of Marine Violations and Boating DUIs.

What Classifies As A Marine Violation?

In Delaware, a Marine Violation is any violation of the law that occurs on a vessel. This includes all types of boats, from canoes and kayaks to motorboats and sailboats.

What Are The Penalties For A Marine Violation?

The penalties for a Marine Violation depend on the specific offense committed. Some offenses are considered misdemeanors, while others are felonies. The most serious offenses can result in prison time, while less serious offenses may only result in a fine.

What Is A Boating DUI?

A Boating DUI is a DUI committed while operating a vessel. In order to be convicted of a Boating DUI, the prosecution must prove that you were operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The penalties for a Boating DUI are the same as the penalties for a regular DUI.


Get experienced defense, your future may depend on it!

If you have been charged with a Marine Violation or Boating DUI, it is important to contact an experienced attorney who can help you navigate the legal process and protect your rights. Eric G. Mooney has experience handling all types of Marine Violations and Boating DUIs. Contact his office today for a free consultation.

The Law Office of Eric G. Mooney will thoroughly investigate your case and build a strong defense to protect your rights. We will work tirelessly to get the best possible outcome for you.

Title 23
Navigation and Waters

CHAPTER 23. Operation of a Vessel or Boat While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs

§ 2302. Operation of a vessel or boat while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs.

(a) No person shall motor, sail, row, operate, command or have actual physical control of any vessel or boat underway on Delaware waters:


The Delaware DUI law allows only 15 days from the time of your arrest to request a hearing with the Delaware DMV. If you do not request a hearing within 15 days, your driver’s license will be automatically suspended.

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About Us

Eric G. Mooney

Voted Top Criminal Defense Lawyer
By Delaware Today

Eric G. Mooney has developed a reputation for tenacious and successful representation of his clients for over 20 years. He practices in all areas of criminal defense and has focused efforts on diligently pursuing DUI cases.

Mr. Mooney was voted one of Delaware’s Top Criminal Defense Lawyers by Delaware Today multiple times, Best Trial Lawyers in America and Best Attorney in Sussex County Delaware by Coastal Style Magazine.

- Eric G. Mooney

Criminal Defense Attorney

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We will use our years of experience to evaluate each case individually, and help our clients understand their legal options. We treat all of our clients with patience and compassion, and fight to resolve each case with the best possible outcome.


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John PhoebusJohn Phoebus
02:36 21 May 23
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19:59 13 Apr 23
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