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 careless driving; Result: Guilty plea to obstruction.
Defendant accused of DWI, refusal and careless driving; Result: Defendant pled guilty to DWI and careless driving. Refusal dismissed.
Defendant accused of speeding 102 m.p.h. in a 65 m.p.h. speed corridor zone. Result: Guilty plea to a 2 point speeding charge only, with minimum fine, no license suspension.
Defendant accused of careless driving with accident, refusal to give breath and DWI; Result: Dismissal on motion of both the careless driving violation and the refusal based on medical evidence; guilty plea to first tier DWI (90 day suspension) with minimum fines and penalties.
Defendant accused of speeding (61 mph in a 25 mph); Result: guilty plea to delaying traffic with minimal fine no points.
Defendant accused of speeding in a school zone (65 mph in a 25 mph); Result: plea to unsafe operation, no points.
Defendant charged with improper turn at traffic light; Results: Guilty plea to obstruction, $56.00 fine.
Defendant accused of parking in a handicapped zone and handicapped parking on state property; Result: Defendant received a $29.00 fee for improper parking.
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).