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Potential Defenses for Driving on Drugs

Arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in Lavallette NJ best defense Potential Defenses for Driving on Drugs in NJ Virtually everyone has heard of a breathalyzer test. Blow into a breathalyzer device, the device gives a numerical reading telling you or a police officer your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC), and if you are below the legal limit of .08, you can usually go on your way. But what if police suspect that you’ve been driving under the influence of drugs, not alcohol? There’s no breathalyzer for marijuana, nor for heroin, Xanax, cocaine, or meth ...

Read More October 18, 2019

What are the Penalties for 1st DUI in New Jersey?

Looking for a lawyer for my first DWI Jersey Shore What are the Penalties for 1st DUI in New Jersey? New Jersey recently revised the DUI sentencing laws to implement different penalties for first time DWI offenders. Specifically, New Jersey Legislature bill S824 entitled “Revises penalties for drunk driving and ignition interlock device violations,” was signed into law on August 23, 2019. These significant changes make it possible for first time DWI offenders to have shorter license suspensions by installing interlock ignition devices in ...

Read More September 4, 2019

Does Insurance go up After DUI in New Jersey?

Get out of a DWI affect my insurance Jackson NJ best defense Does Insurance go up After DUI in New Jersey? How a DWI Conviction Impacts Car Insurance Rates in NJ Almost everyone knows that DWI charges can be costly in New Jersey. A DUI conviction often results in thousands of dollars in fines, fees, penalties, and assessments. You may have to pay to install an ignition interlock device in your car. Jail time and driver’s license suspensions can result in time missing work and reduced earnings. But few consequences of DWI are more expensive than a ...

Read More August 29, 2019

Can I Be Convicted of New Jersey DWI without a Breath Test?

DWI charge and I refused Manchester NJ local defense lawyers Can I Be Convicted of New Jersey DWI Without a Breath Test? New Jersey state law requires you to provide a chemical test sample, usually a breath test, to police if they have probable cause to suspect that you have been driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. You risk the same penalties if you refuse to provide a breath sample after police have requested that you provide one. Some people still refuse to blow into the breathalyzer machine, mistakenly believing police ...

Read More July 31, 2019

What Needs to be Proven for a DWI Conviction in New Jersey?

dwi lawyer near me If you have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in New Jersey, you are facing the possibility of having your license suspended, paying significant fines, and even serving time in jail. Additionally, the potential penalties for DWI increase with each subsequent offense. With so much on the line, it is crucial to hire a lawyer who is experienced in DWI defense, thoroughly understands the forms of evidence that often come into play in DUI cases, and can advocate on your ...

Read More October 11, 2018

DWI Checkpoints in New Jersey

Toms River DWI Checkpoint Lawyer Arrested for DWI at a Sobriety Checkpoint in Ocean County? Most people know that driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense in New Jersey. If you operate a motor vehicle and your blood alcohol content (BAC) is at or above the legal limit, you are at risk of being arrested and charged with DUI. There are multiple ways in which police find drunk drivers in New Jersey, one of which is sobriety checkpoints. DWI checkpoints are extremely common in Ocean County, especially in the ...

Read More June 28, 2018

Allowing Someone Else to Drive under the Influence in NJ

Why You can be Charged with DUI for Letting Someone Else Drive Drunk in Ocean County, New Jersey Essentially everyone knows that driving while intoxicated (DWI) is illegal in New Jersey. Under State law, someone is considered intoxicated if their blood alcohol concentration is at or above 0.08 percent. While most people know that they should not get behind the wheel drunk, what they often do not realize is that individuals can be charged if they let a friend or loved one drive under the ...

Read More March 26, 2018

Lakewood Bus Driver Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child for DWI with Kid Passengers

A school bus driver has been charged with DWI and endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly driving under the influence with approximately 20 child passengers in Lakewood, New Jersey. The driver is also accused of engaging in a heated road rage incident while driving drunk with the students near the Garden State Parkway. According to officials from the Lakewood Police Department, they received a report of a road rage incident occurring in the vicinity of  Chestnut Street and ...

Read More December 21, 2017

Lakewood Police to Increase Patrols for DWI and Traffic Violations

After numerous car accidents, some of which led to deaths and serious injuries in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, officials in Ocean County are increasing police patrols in Lakewood to identify people driving under the influence (DUI) and those committing other motor vehicle violations. In an announcement on Monday, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said the new strategy will begin on Thursday. The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Lakewood Police Department, and New Jersey State ...

Read More December 6, 2017

DWI and Drug DUI Checkpoints throughout Ocean County over Thanksgiving

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office just announced its plan to conduct numerous DWI checkpoints throughout Ocean County, NJ over the Thanksgiving holiday. Law enforcement officials will be targeting drivers who are driving while intoxicated, as well as those driving under the influence of drugs. This DWI/DUI enforcement initiative comes in direct response to last year's Thanksgiving holiday. Specifically, there were six fatal accidents and seven deaths on New Jersey roadways last year ...

Read More November 21, 2017

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