New Guidance from Attorney General Regarding Marijuana Cases in Municipal Court

On August 29, 2018, the Attorney General of New Jersey released a Memorandum of Guidance regarding the prosecution of marijuana offenses in municipal court. This Memorandum states that municipal prosecutors may not adopt a policy categorically dismissing marijuana charges. However, … Read More

No Weekend Jail for Third or Subsequent DWI Offenders

On July 13, 2018, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided State v. Pedro C. Anicama. In this case, the defendant pled guilty to a third or subsequent DWI. A conviction for a third or subsequent DWI conviction comes with a … Read More

Jason T. Komninos Featured at Hot Topics in Municipal Court Law Seminar

On April 24, 2017, Jason T. Komninos participated in a seminar titled “Hot Topics in Municipal Court Law” at the New Jersey Law Center. The seminar also featured Scott Gorman, Esq., Christopher L. Baxter, Esq., John Menzel, Esq., and Moshood … Read More

Common Types of Criminal Defendants Facing Deportation

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 … Read More

NJ Supreme Court Decides State v. Robertson

On March 8, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided the case of State v. Robertson (A-58-14). In this case, the Court determined the legal principles that should apply when a defendant convicted of DWI seeks a stay of his … Read More

DWI and Minor in the Vehicle

In addition to the DWI Statute (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50), there are two additional statutes that may apply if you are accused of driving while intoxicated while a minor is in your vehicle. N.J.S.A .39:4-50.15 applies when a passenger who is 17 … Read More

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

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 … Read More

South Orange Municipal Court Civil Reservation Granted

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 … Read More

Manville Municipal Court Civil Reservation Granted

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 … Read More

Jason T. Komninos, Esq. Featured at Fairleigh Dickinson Seminar

On November 24, 2015, I participated in a seminar titled “Navigating Through a DWI Case 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 … Read More

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