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A Change In D.W.I. Law In New Jersey?

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 NEW JERSEY DWI LAW CHANGE PROPOSAL As New Jersey citizens prepare to celebrate the Holidays, our state Senators are preparing to vote on a proposed change in our drunk driving laws. Under the legislation — approved this summer in the Assembly by a 46-15 vote — first-time N.J. D.W.I. offenders would be required to install… Read more »

Six Steps to Take After Being Accused of Drug Possession

An old adage “knowledge is power” is especially apt in context of drug arrest. Hence, current defendants and uncharged law-abiding citizens are strongly advised to carefully read and completely heed the list below of six steps to take after being accused of narcotics possession. 1. Minimize case compromise from consensual cooperation Believe it or not,… Read more »

NJ Drug Possession Attorney – New Jersey Drug Possession Law: N.J.S.A.2C:35-10

NEW JERSEY DRUG POSSESSION LAW: 2C:35-10. Possession, use or being under the influence, or failure to make lawful disposition N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2C:35-10 a. It is unlawful for any person, knowingly or purposely, to obtain, or to possess, actually or constructively, a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, unless the substance was obtained… Read more »

Watch Out For Those Pretty Paralegals

I came across an interesting story in the ABA Law Journal yesterday that was both humorous and a great example of how prosecutors and judges really dislike drama in the court room. According to court documents, an attorney in Florida was arrested for DWI midway through a high-profile defamation trial after unwittingly having drinks with… Read more »

Alimony 101

Alimony or  is often a central point of contention in New Jersey divorce proceedings, especially in situations where there exists significant income disparities between the spouses. Many litigants initially confuse “equitable distribution” and “alimony.” The difference is simple. Equitable distribution “looks back” and allots the parties’ “marital” property. Alimony, however, looks forward. It attempts to make up for… Read more »

Big Potential Changes to New Jersey’s DWI Statute

New Jersey DWI law may be undergoing a big. big change that will have a huge impact on individuals convicted of driving drunk. The act, S-2427, passed by the Senate on June 27th yet still must pass through the Assembly before it can be signed by the Governor. If it does pass into law, however, it… Read more »

A Word About The George Zimmerman Trial

Dear Friends, As I sit here at my desk, stumbling upon ostensibly endless ways to distract myself from the work I have piling up next to me, I cannot help but take notice of our Nations current infatuation with the State of Florida v. George Zimmerman. The entire situation has me thinking about our Country… Read more »

Quick Tips: Investigated for DUI

Quick Tips: Investigated for DUI First and foremost, I cannot stress enough the importance of NOT GETTING BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A CAR AFTER CONSUMING ALCOHOL. Drinking and driving kills, ruins lives and costs a boat load of money. Tip # 1: Don’t drink and drive. Get a cab or designate a sober driver. The… Read more »

Dog Bites, Strict Liability and You

N.J.S.A. 4:19-16 stipulates, in part, that “The owner of any dog which shall bite a person while such person is on or in a public place, or lawfully on or in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog, shall be liable for such damages as may be suffered by the… Read more »