Drunk Driving

13
NOV
2013
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The Prosecution’s Response to the Defense’s Attack on the Administered Field Sobriety Tests

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Most New Jersey drunk driving arrests are made based on how the suspected motorist performed on a particular field sobriety test administered by the law enforcement officer who pulled them over. The majority of field sobriety tests are inaccurate in their analysis of whether a...
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07
OCT
2013
New Jersey DWI Conviction

Articulable and Reasonable Suspicion Standard in New Jersey

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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A police officer’s justification for a drunk driving stop is important in the legality of both the stop and the ensuing DUI charges. The United States Constitution protects individuals from, among other things, unreasonable motor vehicle stops. If you were pulled over on...
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30
AUG
2013
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The Two Types of DUI Stops in New Jersey

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Getting pulled over for drunk driving is one of the most dreaded events in a law-abiding citizen’s life. A DUI arrest will impact all aspects of your life and the lives of your loved ones. The best way to defend yourself against a DUI is to never drink and. However, if you find...
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07
AUG
2013
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Can a New Jersey DUI Be Expunged From My Record?

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Certain criminal convictions may be expunged from your record under New Jersey law. In other words, if your New jersey  drunk driving attorney is able to successfully expunge the criminal convictions, it will not show up on your criminal record. This is important because a prior...
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04
JUN
2013
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The Alcotest Breath Test Machine Soon Shall Be An Afterthought!

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Nearly 5 years ago, the State offered the Alcotest 7110 to replace the previous Breathalyzer citing that this “new” Alcotest breath test device is revolutionary (having two technologies running simultaneously to analyze a breath sample namely, IR and EC and equipped...
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07
MAY
2013
Drunk Driving

The Reliability of the Field Sobriety Tests: Romberg Balancing Test

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Field sobriety tests are a common method used by law enforcement to determine whether an individual is in fact intoxicated. However, although these tests are routinely used in DUI stops, there have been many studies that demonstrate the unreliability of the majority of these...
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05
MAY
2013
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DUI Pretext Stops: Squealing Tires

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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A police officer with a pretext for a stop that is deemed to be reasonable can stop you and then investigate the possibility of drunk driving even though that was not the officer’s initial reason for pulling you over. However, there are some pretext stops, such as squealing...
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16
APR
2013
New Jersey DWI Drug Urine Testing

List of Important Facts to Discuss With Your New Jersey DWI Attorney

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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You can hire the best DWI attorney and have all the evidence in your favor, but still lose your case. In order for your New Jersey DWI attorney to successfully handle your case and get the drunk driving charges against you dismissed, you need to provide him with the pertinent...
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02
APR
2013
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The “Reasonable Suspicion” Standard in a New Jersey Drunk Driving Case

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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For the New Jersey police to legally stop a driver for drunk driving, they must have a “reasonable suspicion” that the suspected individual violated a New Jersey State Statute. Pulling over a vehicle without meeting this legal standard first can be grounds for the New Jersey DUI...
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19
MAR
2013

Legal Requirements of Sobriety Checkpoints in New Jersey

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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One of the many ways the police can arrest you for drunk driving is by using sobriety checkpoints. At a DUI checkpoint, the police will randomly stop certain cars to check whether the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that...
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