Traffic Violations

Why doesn’t New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) return a driver’s license after the period of suspension?

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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For security purposes, New Jersey MVC no longer maintains paper files. When a driver’s license is surrendered due to suspension, a notation is made on the driver history record and the actual document is destroyed. Text appears on the driver’s restoration notice to enable him or her to obtain a free replacement license at any […]

When can my driver’s license be suspended or revoked?

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Driving a car is considered a privilege– and the State of New Jersey will not hesitate to take it away, if a driver behaves irresponsibly on the road. A State may temporarily suspend your driving privileges for a number of reasons, including: driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs refusing to take a blood-alcohol […]

Passing a School Bus

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Passing a School Bus is a very serious violation under our New Jersey Statutes and is extremely fact-sensitive and technical. Defending this kind of case requires experienced litigation skills which I have provided to many clients for over 24 years.

Boat Operation Violations

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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In accordance to recent amendments to the DWI laws in New Jersey, boat operation violations are now included under our laws and it requires experienced defense counsel to resolve these charges.

Possession of Marijuana / Drugs in Motor Vehicle

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Akin to possession/use of drugs is Possession of marijuana or other CDS in a motor vehicle. Under New Jersey Traffic Law, a defendant driver is exposed losing his driving privileges for two years. It requires competent counsel to resolve this kind of offense when dealing with possession of marijuana/possession of CDS in a motor vehicle.

Driver’s Permit Violations

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Under the new guidelines, it is not possible for a permitted driver to obtain an unsafe operation plea. It requires competent counsel to maneuver around the fines and possible suspension of driver’s privileges.

Open Container

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Driving a vehicle with an open container of alcohol is a serious offense which is usually associated with other traffic offenses. It is important to retain competent legal counsel to defend every aspect of this case.

Underage Drinking / Driving

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Underage drinking and driving is a serious offense which carries with it mandatory periods of suspension of driving privileges. Depending on the level of the breathalyzer reading, an underage drinker/driver may be sentenced as an adult.

DUI/DWI

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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“DUI” stands for Driving Under the Influence. If one is charged with DUI, an individual must be operating a motor vehicle and under the influence of a controlled substance, CDS. The presence of any CDS in one’s urine while operating a motor vehicle gives rise to a violation in New Jersey of DUI. “DWI” stands […]

DMV Hearings

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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If a driver in the State of New Jersey receives too many points related to traffic violations, the Motor Vehicle Commission or “MVC” [formerly the Division of Motor Vehicles or “DMV”] will mail the driver a Scheduled Suspension Notice. There is no Public Defender or free attorney in MVC/DMV hearings. After you retain an attorney, […]
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