Common Types of Criminal Defendants Facing Deportation

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On April 8, 2017, NJ.com published an article with data regarding people facing deportation and the nature of their criminal records. NJ.com found that there were common acts associated with people facing deportation in New Jersey. The most common acts … Continued

Jason T. Komninos, Esq. Featured at Fairleigh Dickinson Seminar on Drugs and Ethics

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On June 14, 2016, I participated in a seminar titled “Drugs and Ethics in Municipal Court.” This seminar was a part of a series of continuing legal education seminars at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The seminar featured a distinguished panel of … Continued

South Orange Municipal Court Civil Reservation Granted

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On February 8, 2016, I appeared in the South Orange Municipal Court. My client was charged with failure to yield (39:4-90) and failure to observe traffic signals (39:4-81) as a result of an accident. I was able to negotiate a … Continued

Manville Municipal Court Civil Reservation Granted

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On December 3, 2015, I appeared in the Manville Municipal Court. My client was issued a ticket for an improper turn (39:4-123) as a result of an accident. A violation of 39:4-123 carries 3 motor vehicle points. I successfully negotiated … Continued

DWI and Child Endangerment in New Jersey

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In New Jersey, if you are charged with DWI and a child is present in the car, you could also be charged with endangering the welfare of a child under 2C:24-4. DWI and child endangerment charges are both very serious. … Continued

Attorney Jason T. Komninos Elected Senior Legislative Coordinator

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Jason T. Komninos, Esq. is proud to announce that he was elected to the position of Senior Legislative Coordinator of the Municipal Court Practice Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association on September 21, 2015. The Municipal Court Practice … Continued

New Change to Municipal Court Rule for Motions to Suppress

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The New Jersey Supreme Court adopted new changes to many of the court rules. Among these changes was an amendment to the rule governing Motions to Suppress Evidence in municipal court. The amended rule is as follows: 7:5-2. Motion to … Continued

ICE Conducts Targeted Enforcement in New Jersey

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On July, 6, 2015 it was reported that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted an enforcement effort in New Jersey. The three-day effort resulted in the arrests of 69 aliens with criminal convictions. Arrests were made in multiple cities such … Continued

Appellate Court Authorizes Alternative Sentences for NJSA 39:3-40(e) and NJSA 39:6B-2

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On May 14th, the Appellate Division decided State v. Toussaint. The Court concluded that N.J.S.A. 39:3-40(e) [driving on the revoked list involving injury] and N.J.S.A. 39:6B-2 [driving without insurance] authorize the sentencing court to impose a term of imprisonment that … Continued

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