Category: Tips If You Are Pulled Over

14January

Drunk Driving and Car Accidents in New Jersey

UPDATED January 14, 2019 There are a lot of legal issues involving drunk driving and car accidents. People may be hurt and suffer severe personal injuries in car accidents. Drunk drivers may face serious penalties for DUI/DWI and related tickets, or even criminal charges in Superior Court. A bar may be liable for injuries. Below
  • car accident, criminal law, drunk driving, dui, jail, municipal court, personal injury, superior court, ticket, traffic
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12November

Can I go to jail for careless driving in New Jersey? (Updated)

  Updated Nov. 12 2018 As New Jersey traffic attorneys, we are sometimes asked, “can I go to jail for careless driving?” There is no clear cut answer, and you should consult with a New Jersey traffic defense attorney right away if you receive a ticket for careless driving. As we explain below, there are
  • careless driving, jail, reckless driving
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 12 Nov  0 Comments
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15October

Warrantless Searches of Cars UPDATED

Updated October 15, 2018 As most people know, the police generally need a warrant if they want to perform a search. However, police often do not need a warrant if they pull over a car, assuming that they have a reason to pull the car over. Once the vehicle is pulled over, police may perform
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 15 Oct  0 Comments
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22July

What to do if you are pulled over?

Updated July 22, 2018 Related: DUI/DWI, Traffic Tickets, Points for New Jersey Traffic Tickets.   As attorneys who represent drivers accused of traffic violations in New Jersey, we are often asked, “what do I say to the cop after he pulls me over?” Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you get
  • criminal law, traffic
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 22 Jul  0 Comments
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26June

Points for New Jersey Traffic Violations

Updated June 26, 2018 As a New Jersey traffic lawyer, I am often asked by clients how many points they will received from traffic tickets. Before you plead guilty to a traffic violation (either by paying the fine or going to court and formally pleading guilty), you should know how many points you stand to
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26April

Do I have to answer a police officer’s questions?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq.  (UPDATED April 26, 2018) On a pretty regular basis, clients come into my office for a criminal matter and I find out later that they likely would never have been criminally charged if they simply declined to talk to the police. And it happens more often than one would
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 26 Apr  0 Comments
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08July

What is the most important question to ask police if they approach you?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As I write this post, it is impossible to turn on the TV or browse social media and ignore the severe tension between police and members of the public. This article is not about the recent incidents with police shooting suspects or the tragic events in Dallas. Rather, it
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 08 Jul  0 Comments
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01July

How do I get a copy of police dashcam video?

In many criminal cases, the police and the defendant have very different versions of the events that led up to an arrest. Routinely, a client comes into our office and explains what happened and then some time later – maybe months later – police reports are authored and the police describe something very different. Also,
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 01 Jul  0 Comments
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12May

What is a DRE and how will it affect my DWI case?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. According to N.J.S.A. 39:4-50, a person is guilty of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) if they operate a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, narcotics, hallucinogenic or habit-producing drugs. It is also a disorderly persons offense to by in public while under the influence of a controlled dangerous
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 12 May  0 Comments
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12October

Police no longer need a warrant to search a car in New Jersey

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Very recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court drastically changed the rules regarding police searches of vehicles. The bottom line is that police in New Jersey now do not need a warrant to search a car when police have probable cause to believe that it contains contraband or evidence of
  • drug crimes, police, warrant
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