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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Caught with Fake Drugs?
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 7, 2018
Everyone knows that possession of illegal narcotics is a very serious crime with penalties that can include court-ordered rehabilitation, jail time, and large fines. But it’s not just real drugs that are out on the street today — increasingly, fake … Continued
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Driving Drunk and Fleeing the Scene
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 5, 2018
Everyone knows that driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can lead to some serious criminal charges, not to mention the danger that intoxicated driving puts the driver and others in. Drunk driving is responsible for hundreds of thousands … Continued
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Driving Without a License
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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DWI and Visa Revocation
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 15, 2017
Becoming a United States resident—let alone citizen—is a tough road, and for many people who want to remain in the U.S. for work, school, or to start a new life, a visa is one of the documents that allows that … Continued
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Collecting Drug and Alcohol Samples
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 30, 2017
In a DUI traffic stop, the officer typically observes some sort of behavior that raises his or her suspicions about the driver’s ability to operate a vehicle safely. This behavior can be anything from weaving in between the lines on … Continued
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Proposed Legislation for Marijuana-Related Protections for Attorneys
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 28, 2017
Marijuana has been in the news quite a bit over the past few years, as more and more states raise the question of whether the drug should be legalized for medicinal and recreational uses. While some states have embraced the … Continued
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