New DWI Penalties Effective December 1, 2019

On December 1, 2019, new penalties for drunk driving go into effect in New Jersey. This new law changes many of the license suspension and the ignition interlock device penalties. Most importantly, a first-time offender faces a different length of … Read More

License Suspension for an Unpaid Ticket

Many drivers are shocked when they are pulled over only to find out that their license was suspended, often due to an unpaid ticket. If a driver receives a ticket for Driving While Suspended, it could mean serious consequences such … Read More

Driving While Suspended: Do You Need a Lawyer?

I have been approached by people who were ticketed for driving while suspended (39:3-40) and went to court without a lawyer. They were caught unaware when the judge suspended their license for another period of suspension or were even sentenced … Read More

DWI and Child Endangerment in New Jersey

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. … Read More

Governor Signs Domestic Violence Crackdown Law

On August 10, 2015, Governor Christie signed a new law regarding those faced with domestic violence charges in New Jersey. The new law requires a defendant to plead guilty before entering a pretrial program. Previously, a guilty plea was not … Read More