Legalization of marijuana and the effect on the New Jersey criminal and driving public.

With the changing of administrations in New Jersey, one of the greatest anticipated public policy changes will be the legalization of marijuana. Submitted by New Jersey DWI Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Numerous state representatives and senators have been pushing for the legalization of marijuana, both Republican and Democratic, for the […] Read more »

Can I be convicted of a DWI and a refusal if there are no drugs or proof of alcohol?

Can I be convicted of a DWI if the judge watches or considers the police body camera?  Can I be convicted of a DWI and a refusal if there are no drugs or proof of alcohol? Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case the defendant refused to […] Read more »

I was just convicted of DWI/DUI in New Jersey. Can I keep my license if I appeal the conviction.

State v. Scott Robertson Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case the defendant was found guilty after a trial of DWI.  The defendant appealed the conviction and asked the municipal court judge to stay of his license suspension pending the appeal.  The municipal court granted the […] Read more »

New Jersey DWI – Municipal Court Appeal

State v. Rogers October 25, 2016 Issues: What is the Law Division’s job when reviewing a municipal court trial court’s finding of guilt in a DWI case? Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case, defendant appealed from the order of the law division “denying” his appeal […] Read more »

Warrants Required for Blood Draws in DWI Cases | Birchfield v North Dakota

Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. What does it mean for you, the person who just was pulled over and the police are demanding you give blood!!   DON’T GIVE BLOOD UNTIL YOU SEE THE WARRANT SIGNED BY A JUDGE REQUIRING YOU TO GIVE IT!!!!! US Supreme Court affirms […] Read more »

Driving With a Suspended License for DWI in New Jersey

State v. Torres Decided June 6, 2016 Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case the defendant was convicted of driving law suspended during a period of a DWI suspension.  The defendant argued that the court ordered two year period of suspension had expired before he was […] Read more »

Driving in New Jersey with a Suspended License as a Result of an Out-Of-State DWI Conviction

Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. State v. Luzhak. New Jersey Appellate Division approved for publication April 28, 2016. Issue out of state DWI considered for purposes of New Jersey driving while suspended due to DUI conviction case law. This is a case update addressing the recent case […] Read more »

Major changes to N.J. drunk driving law reach Christie’s desk

Submitted by New Jersey DWI Attorney, Jeffrey Hark John Ruocco, Chief Executive of Interceptor Ignition Interlocks, does a demo of the device called the Interceptor by blowing into a breathalyzer in this 2010 file photo. (Jennifer Brown/The Star-Ledger) TRENTON — A proposed law to drastically change the way New Jersey […] Read more »