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NJ DWI Convictions and Job ApplicationsFinding a job in today’s tight job market is hard enough already; having a DWI (driving while intoxicated) arrest, N.J.S.A. 39:4-50, can make your job search just that much more difficult. If you’re already... Read More

It is a well-known fact that DWI offenders are not entitled to a trial by jury in New Jersey. New Jersey DWI laws have not allowed jury trials in 25 years. So when the NJ Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal of four-time DWI offender James Denelsbeck,... Read More

New Jersey will now be added to the growing list of states shifting from a punitive approach to a behavioral one to combat drunken driving. Currently, anyone convicted of driving while intoxicated in Ocean County and Monmouth County, New Jersey automatically... Read More

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that defendants convicted of multiple DWIs may use the “step-down” provision more than once in order to reduce a prison term. However, the step-down provision is only permissible if 10 years have passed since... Read More

The Draeger Alcotest is used in New Jersey to measure levels of alcohol in drivers. A blood alcohol concentration percentage above 0.08 percent will result in a DWI charge in New Jersey. Two New Jersey men who were convicted of DWIs sued Draeger Safety... Read More

The holidays are here and you’re excited to take a break from school, hang with your hometown friends and celebrate good cheer. With holiday parties scheduled every weekend; liquor is everywhere … and it can be tempting. From reunions to family get-togethers,... Read More

Let’s face it, the reality of Thanksgiving (the holiday that marks the start of the “holiday season”) may not always live up to the hype. In the real world, deep-fryers set fires in homes and our juicy roasted turkeys come out of the oven burnt,... Read More

The NJ motor vehicle accident attorneys at Villani & DeLuca P.C. always want you to practice safe driving no matter what month it is; however, Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest travel times of the year (and one of the deadliest on the roads),... Read More

A person who has been convicted of NJ DWI may be allowed to keep their driver’s license pending an appeal. However, municipal courts were recently warned that judges should not allow defendants to keep their licenses without good reason.“Although... 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

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

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