With the recent legislative enactments legalizing the use, possession, and sale of marijuana, many of our clients have asked how these laws will impact DWI defense in New Jersey.
By Peter H. Lederman Paul Simon wrote a catchy, yet profound song back in the 70s about how we sometimes get so far, but then somehow, well, never make it to the end. “Slip slidin’ away, slip slidin’ away … you know the nearer your destination, the more you’re slip slidin’ away.” I suppose […]
During a normal session, most New Jersey municipal courts are bustling places.
Judges whirl through cases at something approaching auctioneer speed.
“We all make mistakes, and I made one back in December 2019. After the holiday party with my friends, I drove home, not realizing I had to drink more than I should.”
December 1, 2019 marked the date that sentencing provisions for most DWI offenses changed. These changes eliminated the penalty of drivers’ license suspension in favor of Interlock installation for most first and second DWI offenses.
People ask us the same questions all the time. I live in Pennsylvania, how does a DWI in NJ affect me? If this is your first offence in the State of NJ, Pennsylvania will not suspend your license. You cannot drive in New Jersey while you are under the DWI charges in New Jersey, […]
Who among us have not failed. Every one of my clients have. Friends and family members, lawyers with whom I have practiced, people I know and people I don’t, have. I look at myself each morning and see someone who has failed many times. The most fortunate of us however, learn from our mistakes and […]
Often DWI cases begin with a driver being stopped at what is referred to as a DWI Checkpoint.
Listen to this interesting discourse on how our NJ courts should deal with motor vehicle offenses where substance issues are involved, how people are impacted by present laws and what municipal courts should be doing in the future.