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Initially, after getting arrested for DWI, you may be wondering, “Do I need a DWI lawyer,” and feel tempted to just pay the fine, accept a driver’s license suspension, and the other penalties associated with a DWI. But an experienced DWI lawyer... Read More

Arrested for N.J.S.A. 39:4-50Many people who receive a speeding ticket in New Jersey simply pay it and chalk the event up to their lead foot. In the case of drug or alcohol-related traffic citations, however, you may want to think twice about leaving... Read More

The penalties of a first DWI offense in New Jersey can range from the loss of driving privileges for a year to spending thirty days in jail and paying over a $500 fine. The deciding factor for the severity of the punishment are the Blood Alcohol Content... Read More

When law enforcement pulls over a motorist suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or other substances, a Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) is often given to correctly judge the current state of the driver. Failure to successfully complete... Read More

What will you be doing on March 17? St. Patrick’s Day is notoriously associated with drinking … lots of it. The holiday, which is actually a cultural celebration of the heritage of the Irish as well as a religious celebration for the arrival of Christianity... Read More

Authorities recently arrested a man for what may be classified as the “dumbest DWI” in Pennsylvania state history. Not only did authorities catch a man after he stole a car and drank some hand sanitizer, but he was already an inmate when it happened.... Read More

You know you have a problem when …You drink vanilla extract to get your buzz on, and then take your car out for a spin before being handed a DWI arrest. A woman in upstate New York was charged with felony DWI after downing two small bottles of pure... Read More

Driving Under the Influence, or DUI, typically invokes the idea of a drunk driver. But increasingly, the “influence” drivers are under is not alcohol, but drugs—prescription drugs. If you’ve ever taken cold medicine, you know that... Read More

Use Your Brain This Halloween. Don’t Drink & Drive.Halloween has become more than just taking the kids out to fill their bags full of candy trick-or-treating. Let’s be honest, Halloween is very much an adult holiday; for many, it’s a time to... Read More

Although DWI convictions are not classified as criminal offenses in New Jersey, the State imposes harsh penalties on anyone caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  The current law requires offenders with a BAC higher of 0.15% or higher... Read More

As a member of the armed forces, if you are arrested for drunk driving on or off a military base, you may be charged with a military DWI.  Although DWI cases are normally handled by the municipal courts, a military DWI may fall under the jurisdiction... Read More

With its abundance of tourist attractions and close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia, the highways of New Jersey receive a considerable amount of traffic from out of state drivers.  If you are a non-resident driver who has been caught driving... Read More

New Jersey has a zero tolerance policy towards drunk driving or driving while under the influence of drugs, imposing harsh penalties on those who are convicted of a DWI in NJ.  These penalties include loss of your driving privileges for at least 3 months,... Read More

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