Category: DUI

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DUI Checkpoints: Why Are They Necessary?

It’s no secret that drunk driving is a huge problem in the United States. Every day, people are killed or injured in accidents caused by drivers who are impaired by alcohol. That’s why DUI checkpoints are so important – they help to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road. By stopping drivers and […]

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What to Expect When You Are Arrested For a DUI

If you are arrested for DUI, you can expect to have to defend against the DMV’s request to suspend your license and against criminal charges brought forth by prosecutors. Consequences for a conviction on these charges depend on several different factors, including whether you have a prior DUI offense or multiple DUI offenses on your […]

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Always Get The Video Evidence: Advice From A Drunk Driving Lawyer – Elizabeth, NJ

Always, Always, Always Get The Video Evidence! (True stories from the courtroom) The first step in defending a client charged with violating N.J.S.A. 39:4-50, (Driving Under the Influence) is to request “discovery” pursuant to Rule 7:7-7. Up until just a few years ago, discovery was comprised almost exclusively of paper discovery, which included police reports, […]