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

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

Expungements and Marijuana Business Law

New Jersey may be legalizing recreational marijuana in the near future and many people are inquiring about how to get into the business once it is legalized. If you are thinking about entering the industry and you have a criminal … 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

Nonimmigrant Visitor Ordered Held Without Bond for DUI Convictions

On February 2, 2018, the Board of Immigration Appeals decided the Matter of Egidijus Siniauskas, 27 I&N Dec. 201 (BIA 2018). In this case, it was ordered that an alien should be detained without bond because of prior DUI convictions. … Read More

Appellate Division Reverses DWI Conviction on Speedy Trial Grounds

On June 27, 2017, the Appellate Division of New Jersey reversed a DWI conviction on speedy trial grounds due to an excessive delay in the case. In State v. Petruzziello, Docket No. A-2462-15T1 (June 27, 2017), the defendant’s case was … Read More

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