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01
MAY
2015
Drunk Driving Attorney

Petition for Post-Conviction Relief: Reversing Old DWI Convictions

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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A DWI conviction can significantly impact your life and the lives of your loved ones. A DWI conviction can also mean a second or third conviction could have you facing a very harsh jail term and driver’s license suspension. The majority of people think that it is impossible to...
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06
APR
2014
Auto Insurance Policy

5 Important Steps For Properly Documenting a Car Accident

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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When you are injured in a car accident that was caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another party, you need to properly document the details to ensure that you get the full extent of the compensation that you deserve. Without the necessary evidence and details of the...
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03
APR
2014
New Jersey DUI Bench Trials

New Jersey DUI Bench Trials

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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When you think about trials, the first thing that Depending on the facts of your case, you may be entitled to only a bench trial. If your case involves a bench trial, your attorney will need to prove liability and appeal to only the judge in order to win your case. You may...
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20
MAR
2014
Traffic Ticket

Relevance of a BAC Reading in the State of New Jersey

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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If you are stopped by a New Jersey police officer and requested to give a breath sample to determine your blood alcohol content or (BAC), can your BAC reading be used against you in a New Jersey Municipal Court?  The answer is it depends. Let me explain. In New Jersey before a...
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01
FEB
2014
Reckless Driving

Passenger In Vehicle Can Be Charged With DWI!

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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The New Jersey driving under the influence (DWI) law has a carved out provision that holds passengers of motor vehicles accountable when the driver is found“under the influence of intoxicating liquor, narcotic, hallucinogenic or habit-producing drug”. According to N.J.S.A....
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19
JAN
2014

Does New Jersey offer a temporary or “work license”

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Unlike other states, if your New Jersey driving privileges are suspended as a result of a conviction to driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving without liability insurance, or driving on the revoked list, there is no temporary, provisional or “work” license which would permit...
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04
JUN
2013
DUI-ignition-interlock1

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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26
FEB
2013
Disorderly Conduct In New Jersey?

What Is The Punishment for Disorderly Conduct In New Jersey?

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Being charged with disorderly conduct may not seem like a big deal, but it is. A criminal charge of disorderly conduct can arise out of a number of situations, including a fight, an argument, loud or offensive language, or failure to comply with the direction of law enforcement....
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15
AUG
2012
Breath_Test

How to exclude breath test results on DWI Case

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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There are a number of ways to exclude a defendant/motorist breath test results from coming in as evidence or proof of intoxication at time of trial on a DWI Case. As such, for this particular post I will discuss the practice of using a Rule 104 hearing in suppressing  a...
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15
JUN
2012
Speeding Violations

SLAP program in Union County, NJ has been reinstated!

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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As some of you reading this blog may already know the Sheriff Labor Assistance Program (SLAP) in Union County New Jersey was abolished. However, abolishing the program caused significant controversy within the county because the Union County Correctional facility was unabl...
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