Tag Archives: DWI

New Jersey Supreme Court remands case for new hearing on eyewitness identifications

After a landmark decision in 2011 regarding eyewitness identification procedures, the New Jersey Supreme Court revisited the topic in a case decided this summer. State v. Micelli (Aug. 19, 2013). The court used this opportunity to discuss judicial procedures and … Continue reading

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Union County DWI charges dismissed based on improper Alcotest procedures

I am Anthony N. Palumbo, New Jersey DWI/DUI defense attorney, and last week I obtained a not guilty verdict in a Union County drunk driving case because the police failed to comply with required Alcotest procedures. Drunk driving charges constitute … Continue reading

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New York DWIs count as a prior convictions in New Jersey

The penalties for drunk driving in New Jersey increase significantly for second and third time offenders. Although the New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that prior convictions for refusing to take a breathalyzer test don’t count as prior DWI convictions, … Continue reading

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DUI related arrest in Lakewood, Ocean County

An Ocean County woman assaulted two police officers after being arrested on suspicion of DUI and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer in Lakewood. After stopping the motorist for erratic driving, officers reported smelling a strong odor of an alcoholic … Continue reading

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Woman charged with DUI after hit and run crash in Monmouth County

Police arrested a 50 year old woman and charged her with various offenses including driving while under the influence of alcohol following a one-vehicle crash in Monmouth County. Officers were initially called to the scene by a witness who observed … Continue reading

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New Jersey DUI Law – Manasquan, Monmouth County

Every year in Manasquan and surrounding Monmouth County areas there are a large number of arrests made by local law enforcement for DUIs and related offenses such as refusing to take a breathalyzer. Penalties come with these offenses that have … Continue reading

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Refusal to take a breathalyzer & DUI/DWI in Monmouth County

In State v. Ciancaglini, a case arising from Monmouth County, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that prior convictions for refusing to take a breathalyzer test will no longer be counted against motorists when they are sentenced for driving while … Continue reading

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Multiple underage drinking offenses in Union County

If your teenager has been arrested for driving under the influence in Union County or drinking and driving in New Jersey, it’s likely that there are many defenses which may be taken up on his or her behalf. My name … Continue reading

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Plea deal in death by auto case in Essex County

First degree aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide (also referred to as death by auto) are two charges that may result when a person is charged with drinking and driving and an innocent person dies as a result. Sometimes, the prosecution … Continue reading

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New Jersey death by auto lawyer

As a criminal defense lawyer with over 35 years of experience, I’ve handled numerous death by auto cases and defended the charge on a regular basis. Cases involving death by auto charges require a great deal of sensitive negotiation for … Continue reading

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