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 Bergen County DUI attorney to … 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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Underage Drinking and Driving Restrictions
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 9, 2018
When you first got your license as a teenager, the ability to drive probably opened up a whole new world to you. You could get yourself to and from school without the bus, you could go to football games and … Continued
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Penalties for Driving Without a License in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 14, 2018
At a traffic stop, the police officer will routinely ask for your driver’s license and your vehicle registration, to prove that you are legally allowed to drive, and to confirm that the vehicle you’re in actually belongs to you. Driving … Continued
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Too Bright: When Can the Police Stop You for Using Your High Beams?
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 29, 2018
Driving in the dark is dangerous as it is, especially in areas where there are no streetlights and few other drivers on the road. It can be hard to see what’s ahead of you or around you, and in these … Continued
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