my son (20 years of age) was arrested for a DUI in Howell Township, NJ based on the visual and physical exams at roadside. He admitted to the officer that he had consumed alcohol several hours earlier in the day but was currently sober. He was cooperative, and was arrested, taken to the police... Read more »
Yes it is prosecutable because he may have not been under the influence of alcohol, but instead under one or more types of drugs which made him unable to perform the sobriety tests. Note that although alcohol is legal and marijuana is legal it is not legal to drive with them in your system. Also...Read more »
In all honesty you should not be concerned about the fines but a few of these violations have a mandatory loss of license and even the possibility of jail time. That's what you need to hire a lawyer for, to try to reduce or eliminate these penalties. Money you can always make more, and you...Read more »
That's up to you as long as your lawyer is licensed in both states you can have one lawyer as lawyers are licensed by state. The problem is you want the best lawyer for each case and that may not be a lawyer that is licensed in both states as your lawyer may have a high success rate in PA and...Read more »
I received a ticket for consumption of open alcohol as a passenger and I spoke with the officer and he said that no points would be added to my license nor would it go on my record. The only thing I would need to do is pay the fine relating to the offense. This is my first offense and I’ve... Read more »
The special master decided that a Frye hearing is required to determine if DRE evidence is generally accepted. The Supreme Court approved of this, but did not issue a stay on DRE cases. Each municipal court is free to do what they please.
More information is needed to properly answer your question, so I suggest consulting with a lawyer to get the correct answer for your situation, but In general they are different offenses so the answer would be no, but generally if you have a refusal you get a DWI also so that would be your second...Read more »
Does the state of New Jersey consider me a 2nd time offender or a 3rd time offender? As far as how many DWI’S I have had in a lifetime. What should be showing on my Drivers Abstract a 2nd DWI or 3rd DWI??
16 years ago and underage I was involved in a dui in montage New Jersey I am now 34 years old and I have outstanding warrants in New Jersey due to having to move out of state to help my mother take care of my handicap brother and she has since passed 3 years ago I am now a grown woman who has... Read more »
This court order stemmed from my appeal of a Motor Vehicle decision to suspend my license when receiving out of state information. I am finding it hard to have such information on immediate search engines when my name is "searched". It is affecting my ability to obtain the level of... Read more »
got my license back exactly ßeven months TO THE DAY; and now I am only$600 away from paying me surcharges IN FULL! What more do they want from me??? By the way, this happened babe in December of 2017, and I haven't gotten a ticket since
I was arrested 10 years ago In NY when I was 22 , and i understand my conviction was conditional discharge, I wanted to know if there is anyway I can get it expunged or pardoned in any way, I have noticed that I have applied for many govt jobs and have been turned down do to my criminal background,... Read more »
Opting for the ignition interlock device is a fist conviction. You should retain counsel and determine whether the charges are defendable. You cannot appeal your decision, but you may be able to withdraw a plea. You may only appeal decisions of the judge.
Maybe that is up to a judge, a prosecutor would argue that since the keys were in the ignition you intended to operate the car, the fact that the car was on the shoulder shows that you operated it and you intended to continue to operate the car just due to circumstances beyond your control it could...Read more »
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