Anyone fortunate enough to have visited downtown Stewart, Florida probably had the misfortune of passing through what is known as the “Confusion Corner” in the center of town.
Tag Archives: NJ Municipal Courts
Major change is coming to New Jersey’s DWI cases
Major changes are occurring in the New Jersey dwi world which will profoundly change the impact of how dwi complaints will be defended and resolved throughout the State.
Post-Conviction Relief in Municipal Courts
On March 24, 2022 I moderated a seminar for the Middlesex County Bar Association, speaking along with Judge Paul Endler and Prosecutor Mark Cintron. The topic was obtaining Post-Conviction Relief in the Municipal Courts.
Slip Slidin’ Away
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 […]
UP IN A PUFF…REDUX
Recently in this column, I put forward the proposition that Municipal Courts, as we have come to know them, have changed dramatically with Covid and common internet use and that these changes would permanently affect the very nature of how these courts operate going forward.
Inside NJ municipal courts remade by the COVID-19 pandemic
During a normal session, most New Jersey municipal courts are bustling places.
Judges whirl through cases at something approaching auctioneer speed.
Up in a Puff…
Seemingly, in a puff, the New Jersey Municipal Court system came crashing down as a result of a confluence of events. Taken by themselves, these events had little to do with the ministrations of the Courts.
As the Coronavirus pandemic seemingly winds down, New Jersey Municipal courts are starting to ramp up activity if only on a limited basis.
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.
Annual DWI Seminar
Read about new laws that will impact DWI trials.