Laurelton, NJ asked in DUI / DWI for New Jersey

Q: With the statute being changed in New Jersey.

A major change to New Jersey's drunk driving statute is set to allow plea bargaining in DUI cases beginning in early 2024. Late last year, Governor Murphy signed bill S-3011/A-4800 into law, and its plea bargaining provisions take effect in February. Will past offenders be able to benefit from this law change if the case were to be reopened and tried?

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A: If you were able to overturn your plea or conviction then yes, you should be able to benefit from the new law. However, you will not be able to simply withdraw your plea or overturn your conviction based solely on the new law being passed.

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