What is a “Lower Tier” DWI?

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If you have been charged with DWI in New Jersey, you may have heard of something called a “lower tier” while researching your options. This term refers to the different tiers of penalties in New Jersey for a first offense … Continued

NJ Supreme Court Upholds Search and Overturns Pena-Flores

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On September 24, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling in State v. Witt which overturned the Court’s previous ruling in State v. Pena-Flores regarding police searches of automobiles. In State v. Pena-Flores, the defendant was placed under … Continued

Trooper’s Search of Overturned Vehicle Was Illegal

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On August 3, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Keaton. In this case, a State Trooper responded to the scene of an accident where the defendant’s car was overturned. Since the defendant was receiving medical attention, the … Continued

Governor Conditionally Vetoes DWI Interlock Bill

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Many people having been talking about the pending legislation that would have allowed many first time DWI offenders to install the Interlock device in their car in lieu of a lengthy period of license suspension. I personally believe that the … Continued