Tag: municipal court

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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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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11July

I went to court, but the judge wouldn’t listen to me!

  UPDATED: JULY 11, 2019 Article by: Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Very frequently, I speak with clients who complain that they appeared in court but the judge just wouldn’t listen to them. They ask me what I can do for them after the first appearance did not go their way. Below I discuss some common
  • family law, municipal court, ticket
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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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20September

Advantages of a local attorney and the courts in which we appear

UPDATED SEPT 20, 2018 Why hire a local New Jersey lawyer We are lawyers who pride ourselves in delivering top quality legal services to local New Jersey clients in Passaic County, Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, and Union County. We appear very regularly in the Superior Courts in those areas, as well as the
  • federal court, local attorney, municipal court, superior court
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06August

New Law Eases Penalties for Driving Without Insurance

Driving without insurance in New Jersey is a very serious matter, and for many years the New Jersey courts and politicians have taken steps to combat the rising problem of uninsured drivers. As the cost of insurance rose in New Jersey during the 80’s and 90’s, more and more people were driving without insurance. And
  • insurance, municipal court, ticket, traffic
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21May

Arrests following Teaneck High School 'Senior Prank' – a case study in diversionary justice

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. On May 1, 2014, over 60 students at Teaneck High School were arrested following what was allegedly a high school senior prank. Some were over 18 and charged as adults, some were still minors. During the days and weeks that followed, there were numerous conflicting reports about what had
  • conditional discharge, municipal court, PTI, superior court
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20August

Can police force you to take a breath, urine, or blood test?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. In New Jersey, if a driver is pulled over and suspected of drunk driving or driving while intoxicated/under the influence (“DUI”), the officer may ask the driver to submit to a breath, urine, or blood test. Clients have asked us whether they must take the test or if they
  • criminal law, drug crimes, drunk driving, dui, dwi, municipal court, police, reckless driving, ticket, traffic, warrant
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