What You Should Know at a New Jersey Traffic Stop
September 25, 2019
Virtually everyone wants to avoid being pulled over by the police, much less arrested at a traffic stop. Traffic stops are stressful, not only due to the fear of receiving an expensive traffic ticket and potentially being forced to appear in court, but also because you run the risk of an officer suspecting more than just a simple motor vehicle violation. In fact, facing criminal charges after a cop pulls you over for something like speeding, improper turn, or unsafe lane change is among the ... Read More»
How Do Police Know if You are Driving Drunk?
September 12, 2019
As most New Jersey residents are aware, the state has set a general blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit—applicable to adult, non-commercial drivers—of .08 for driving after drinking alcohol. This applies to anyone found driving drunk, including first offenses, and those with two, three, or more offenses. Drivers under the legal drinking age of 21 can face a DWI conviction if they are caught driving with any measurable BAC, even as low as .01, and commercial drivers can be charged with ... Read More»
Police Video Evidence in Your NJ DUI or Criminal Case
June 6, 2019
Many police departments have been relying on cameras mounted on the dashboards of their police cruisers, also known as police dash cams, in New Jersey for years. These devices can be used to document evidence of crimes, capture the physical appearance of suspects, record statements made by both the officer and the person, and generally provide a more accurate depiction of what actually took place in the course of a police encounter and subsequent arrest. Police routinely use such dash cam ... Read More»
Will I Go to Jail for a DWI in New Jersey?
May 29, 2019
If you have been arrested for driving while intoxicated in New Jersey, you likely have a burning question on your mind: am I going to jail? Since the penalties associated with a first time, second time, and third time DWI conviction are different, the circumstances of your case go a long way toward determining your jail exposure. Other factors also matter, including if someone is injured in an accident involving your DWI, in which case you may face additional criminal charges for assault by ... Read More»