Shoplifting is a very serious offense in the state of New Jersey. There is a wide range of penalties which a defendant may face. My law firm has been successful in preventing defendants from mandatory jail time with previous shoplifting offenses.
Defendant accused of speeding, unsafe lane change, refusal to take breath test, and DWI third offense; Result: dismissal of refusal on motion, dismissal of DWI on motion with expert doctor, guilty to unsafe lane change with 60 days suspension, minimum fines.
Defendant accused of CDS and possession of drugs; Result: Conditional discharge, minimal fines and penalties.
Defendant accused of 3rd DWI, speeding, failure to observe traffic lane and failure to exhibit documents; Result: sentence as a second DWI defense with minimum fines and penalties, all other summonses dismissed.
Defendant charged with improper passing and fraudulent inspection sticker; Results: Guilty plea to only unsafe operations.
Defendant accused of Littering from motor vehicle as well as Failure to obey instructions of police officer (N.J.S. 2C: 29-3(b)(4)); Result: Guilty plea to local ordinance violation, dismissal of littering, minimum fine and penalty.
Defendant charged with driving while suspended and unregistered vehicle; Results: Parking adjudication only.
Plaintiff was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident requiring multiple neck, back and shoulder surgeries; Results: Partial summary judgment on liability was granted. Case settled prior to trial for $937,500.00.
Defendant accused of failure to obey traffic signal; Result: guilty to obstruction, no points.
Defendant accused of driving while suspended based on DWI, reckless driving, unsafe lane change and careless driving (speed of over 150 mph); Result: license suspension of one year and one day, minimum fines, dismissal of reckless driving and ten (10) days of SLAP. (in lieu of incarceration).
Defendant accused of driving while suspended, speeding, expired license, failure to present proof of registration; Result: payment of contempt fine only.