Category: Tips If You Are Pulled Over

26September

How to Beat/Fail a Field Sobriety Test

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. A significant portion of my practice involves defending those accused of driving while intoxicated. As such, I am very familiar with what New Jersey law enforcement typically does when they suspect that a person may be guilty of DUI/DWI. I am not writing this article
  • criminal law, drunk driving, dui, dwi, municipal court
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19September

If you drive while suspended for DUI, you will go to jail

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 As we have previously discussed, drunk driving convictions (whether by plea or trial conviction) are very serious in New Jersey and carry with them several mandatory penalties. The prosecutors take these cases seriously and they will not agree to drop the charges or plead them down to a lesser offense. One
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12September

Traffic Tickets: Missing court; pleading by mail; expunging traffic tickets

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 12,2019 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Clients who have received traffic tickets often ask me many of the same questions about how the New Jersey court system generally handles tickets. Therefore, I wanted to publish some common questions and general answers to questions about New Jersey traffic tickets. In this first installment,
  • expungement, municipal court, ticket, traffic, warrant
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13August

Is it legal to film the police?

Photo courtesy of Gerry Lauzon UPDATED AUGUST 13, 2019 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Related: Criminal Law, Can police detain me if they have a search warrant?, What to do if you are pulled over. Throughout the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, many people have asked whether it is legal to film the police. Indeed,
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25April

Will I get an ignition interlock for DWI in New Jersey?

UPDATED APRIL 25, 2019 Many people in New Jersey are not exactly sure what an ignition interlock device is, but many have at least heard the term. As New Jersey DWI attorneys, we are sometimes asked, “will I get an ignition interlock for DWI in New Jersey?” Below we will discuss when a judge must
  • drunk driving, dui, dwi, ignition interlock, ticket, traffic
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27February

Transporting Firearms in New Jersey – getting searched, and getting caught

Updated Feb. 27 2019 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Gun crimes and issues regarding carrying firearms and possessing weapons have been heavily covered by news sources lately. And our clients in New Jersey may have lots of questions about transporting guns in their cars and whether police may search a car for guns. Recently,
  • criminal law, firearms, police, vehicle search, warrant
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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
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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
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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
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