US Supreme Court Rules on Warrantless Blood Tests

On June 27, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Mitchell v. Wisconsin. In this case, the defendant was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated but was unable to give a breath test at the police station due to … Read More

No Night or Weekend Jail for NJSA 2C:40-26

On May 21, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Rene M. Rodriguez (A-80-17) (081046). The Court was asked to determine whether defendants convicted of the fourth-degree crime of operation of a motor vehicle during a period of … Read More

Refusal to Consent to a Breath Test NJSA 39:4-50.2 & NJSA 39:4-50.2

In New Jersey, the penalties for Refusal to Consent to a Breath Test are serious. In addition to any DWI penalties you may be facing, you could also face a 7 month loss of license plus the mandatory requirement of … Read More

NJ Supreme Court Vacates Conviction for Obstruction of the Administration of Law

On March 12, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Andrew J. Fede (A-53-17) (079997). In this case, the Cliffside Park Police responded to the defendant’s home after receiving a domestic violence call. The defendant had his door … Read More

How Does the Expungement Process Work?

1. If I am hired to take your case, I will draft the “Verified Petition for Expungement” that we will be filing with the court. 2. I will send it to you for you to review. 3. You will then … Read More

US Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture

On February 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Timbs v. Indiana. In this case, Tyson Timbs was arrested and the police seized his Land Rover which he purchased for $42,000. Mr. Timbs eventually pleaded guilty to dealing in … Read More

Expungement Granted for Theft By Deception Arrest Record

On January 11, 2019, my client was granted an expungement of his arrest record for theft by deception (2C:20-4A). My client was originally charged in the Paramus Municipal Court but was also charged with an additional count and his case … Read More

NJ Supreme Court Rules on Drug Court Expungements

On January 8, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided In the Matter of the Expungement of the Arrest/Charge Records of T.B. (A-18/19/20-17) (079813). This case involved three individuals who had criminal records and entered the drug court program pursuant … Read More

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