DUI and Vehicular Homicide: Navigating the Legal Landscape in New Jersey

August 31, 2023

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense that can have far-reaching consequences for individuals and society at large. When a DUI incident leads to a tragic outcome such as vehicular homicide, the legal complexities become even more profound. In the state of New Jersey, navigating the legal landscape surrounding DUI and vehicular homicide requires a deep understanding of…

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Do NJ DUI Arrests Increase During the Holiday Season?

November 30, 2022

DUI arrests in New Jersey tend to increase during the holiday season. This could be due to more drunk drivers on the roads after leaving holiday celebrations, as well as an increase in police officers on the road, specifically looking for intoxicated drivers. Either way, it’s important to be prepared to avoid the expensive fines and potential jail time that…

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4 Tips to Avoid a DUI Over the Summer

August 27, 2022

Though the summer season is nearing its end, it’s not over yet! Summer is a time best spent at the beach or with friends at BBQs. As many New Jersey residents try to make the most of the remaining weeks of summer, they may make decisions that wind up costing them their freedom.  Before you head out to celebrate the…

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Should Drivers Rely on a Portable Breathalyzer to Avoid a DUI?

August 1, 2022

A portable breathalyzer is often marketed as a product that can help you avoid a DUI. However, we recommend not relying on a portable breathalyzer to avoid DUI charges. Portable breathalyzers aren’t always reliable, and even if it claims that you’re good to drive, you’ll be the one left to deal with the DUI charges. Are Portable Breathalyzers Accurate? A…

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Can a DUI Cost You Your Nursing License?

July 25, 2022

A driving under the influence (DUI) charge can lead to a lot of negative consequences, including expensive fines, jail time, and a permanent criminal record. A permanent criminal record can affect your career opportunities, even if your career doesn’t require driving. One of the careers that a DUI may influence is nursing. New Jersey DUI Laws Understanding New Jersey’s DUI…

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What Should I Do if I Am Arrested for a DUI on New Year’s Eve?

November 23, 2020

New Year’s Eve is a time for parties and meals to be shared with family and friends. This also means events where alcohol will be served. If you have someone who will act as a designated driver, you may feel free to consume one or a couple of drinks over the course of an evening. But if you are driving…

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Will I Lose My Job if I Get a DUI?

November 4, 2020

When you are arrested for DUI, you are obviously facing the possibility of criminal penalties like fines, community service, or jail time, in addition to other penalties such as insurance surcharges, license suspensions, and ignition interlock requirements. But you may not consider the possible consequences that an arrest and conviction for DUI can have on your employment. The possibility of…

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