Hiring a Good DWI/DUI Attorney Makes Financial Sense

posted in: Blog | 0

Many people choose a DWI/DUI attorney simply based on the lowest price. Not only can the choice of the wrong attorney cost you your driving privileges, it can cost you more money over time. A recent article discussed the shocking … Continued

No DWI Jury Trials in New Jersey

posted in: Blog | 0

On May 12, 2016, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Denelsbeck (A-42-14). In this case, the defendant was facing a fourth conviction for DWI. He argued that due to the jail term of 6 months plus the additional … Continued

Driving While Suspended and Out of State DWI Convictions

posted in: Blog | 0

On April 27, 2016, the Appellate Division of New Jersey decided State v. Robert Luzhak (Docket No. A-2445-14T3). In this case, the defendant had a prior DWI conviction in Maryland and another in New Jersey. He was charged with the … Continued

Appellate Division Rules Police Station Video is Discoverable

posted in: Blog | 0

On May 2, 2016, the Appellate Division of New Jersey decided State v. Miraj Patel (Docket No. A-1683-14T3). In this case, the defendant was charged with DWI (39:4-50) and his attorney requested a copy of the video from the police … Continued

Remand for Denial of PTI for Indictable Driving While Suspended

posted in: Blog | 0

On March 29, 2016, the Appellate Division of New Jersey decided State v. Viarengo (Docket No. A-2004-14T4). In this case, the defendant was charged with the indictable offense of driving while suspended (N.J.S.A. 2C:40-26b). The defendant was charged with 2C:40-26b … Continued

What is a “Lower Tier” DWI?

posted in: Blog | 0

If you have been charged with DWI in New Jersey, you may have heard of something called a “lower tier” while researching your options. This term refers to the different tiers of penalties in New Jersey for a first offense … Continued

Jason T. Komninos Attends NCDD Winter Session

posted in: Blog | 0

On February 5, 2016, the National College for DUI Defense reported that the seminar “Cannabis and Cars” was a success with over 170 attorneys in attendance. Mr. Komninos was one of several New Jersey attorneys in attendance along with Steven … Continued

Appellate Division Upholds Refusal Statement

posted in: Blog | 0

On January 27, 2016, the Appellate Division of New Jersey decided State v. Quintero. In this case, the defendant pled guilty to driving while intoxicated (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50) and refusal to submit to a breath test (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.4a). Her attorney, Greggory … Continued