In this time of “change” that elected our new president, it’s time for us to take care of business at home and reform our municipal courts.
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Articles Written About DWI/DUI Topics in New Jersey
Following is a compilation of articles and thoughts about DWI law in New Jersey as well as some insights into the legal process and New Jersey’s Municipal Courts.
Video Recordings and DWI Investigations
Municipal Court Practice CLE Seminar “How to Resolve a DWI Case” by Peter Lederman, Esq. For the eleventh time in the last eleven years, we presented a seminar on DWI issues to the Middlesex County Bar Association in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This was one of the most interesting presentations as it involved a review […]
Momentum Grows for New DWI Offense…
Momentum is growing for the creation of a new DWI offense that will make third and subsequent DWI offenses, fourth degree crimes. by Peter Lederman, Esq. Historically, all DWI offenses have been considered motor vehicle violations rather than criminal violations. Obviously, motor vehicle violations are much less serious than what are considered criminal offenses. The […]
Intoxication and Operation
There are two basic elements to every DWI case, intoxication and operation.
Alcotest Being Challenged in NJ Supreme Court
NJ Supreme Court directs NJ Attorney General to address Alcotest issues. State claims they will replace the Alcotest with another device by the end of 2016.
The 3 P’s of DWI Representation
Successful DWI legal representation needs more than basic legal representation knowledge and persuasive trial & pretrial hearings – you need the 3 P’s…
Make New Jersey Great Again?
Wondering what it would be like if one of our gubernatorial candidates took the Donald Trump approach and told us they wanted to “make New Jersey great again.”
New Breath Test Device For NJ
Since 2008, breath testing in New Jersey for evidential purposes in DWI cases has been conducted with the Drager Alcotest 7110 MK III-C. Recently, the New Jersey Attorney General conceded that the State could not comply with requirements set by the New Jersey Supreme Court to ensure reliable breath testing in DWI cases. Accordingly, the […]
Candid Camera, Police Style
As an attorney defending drivers in DWI cases, I look to the video, whether mobile, body cam, in-station or from a pole outside a 7-Eleven store, to find out what really happened.
Driving While Intoxicated in New Jersey
DWI attorney, Peter Lederman’s legal practice has been limited to DWI defense. In this article he shares his thoughts about Driving While Intoxicated (DWI/DUI) in New Jersey.