Fighting a DUI in Morristown if Your BAC Was 0.08 or Above
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 19, 2021
In New Jersey, it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above. This is known as a per se DUI, and prosecutors do not need evidence of impairment to win a conviction. If your … Continued
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What are the Consequences of Refusing a Breath Test During a DUI Stop in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 12, 2021
When the police pulled you over on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), did you refuse to take the breath test? If you did, you may be facing two charges instead of one. In addition to a DUI charge, … Continued
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Can You Get a DUI on Private Property in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 29, 2021
You were charged with driving under the influence (DUI), but you were on private property. Maybe you were in a friend’s or neighbor’s driveway, in a bar parking lot, or driving in your private gated community. Whatever the specific facts … Continued
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What Should You Do After Being Arrested for DUI in Essex County, NJ?
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 16, 2020
If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Essex County, you are facing a driver’s license suspension, fines, other financial penalties, and possibly even jail time. You need to do everything you can to protect yourself, … Continued
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7 Defenses to DUI Charges in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 17, 2020
In New Jersey, a DUI charge can lead to jail time, fines, loss of driving privileges, and other penalties. Avoiding these penalties requires a strategic defense, and it is important to work with an experienced Essex County DUI attorney to determine … Continued
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What if I Got a DUI During New Jersey’s “Stay-at-Home” Order?
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 30, 2020
Like most other governors around the country, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued a “stay-at-home” order in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While the order was in effect, it prohibited travel for most purposes, with exceptions for picking … Continued
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Recent Changes to New Jersey’s Driving While Intoxicated Penalties
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 4, 2020
Driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious criminal offense in New Jersey. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges have significant legal and financial consequences, including loss of driving privileges, fines and jail time. Not … Continued
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Why Can I Be Punished for Not Providing Evidence?
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 14, 2018
In New Jersey, once you drive your car on a public road or in a place like a commercial parking lot, you have given your consent to provide breath samples if a police officer believes you might be drunk. This … Continued
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All You Need to Know About Drug Recognition “Experts” and How They May Affect Your Criminal Case
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 17, 2018
When you get pulled over for driving while impaired by marijuana or other drugs (DWID) in New Jersey, you will typically be introduced to a Drug Recognition Expert. Despite a number of inherent flaws in the ways in which these … Continued
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Marijuana Legalization – Could You Be Off the Hook for Your Marijuana DWI?
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 10, 2018
Here at The Gorman Law Firm, we like to keep our clients informed on how we can help them if they ever encounter any trouble with the law. Governor Murphy came into office promising to reshape New Jersey’s marijuana laws; … Continued
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