How Many Hours of Community Service Will You Need If Convicted of a DUI in New Jersey?

The state of New Jersey imposes several mandatory penalties for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI) offenders. The repercussions may include fines, jail time, driving license suspension, surcharges, and participation in the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC). If you are convicted of a DUI, you may even be required to put …

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N.J. Statute 2C:40-26 (Operating a Motor Vehicle During a Period of License Suspension)

Driving with a suspended license in New Jersey is a big deal. If a person is caught driving with a suspended license, he faces serious consequences, particularly when the license was suspended following the conviction of a specific offense, such as driving while impaired/driving under the influence. At the Law Office of Matthew V. Portella, …

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Can Someone Get a Restraining Order Without Notice to Me in New Jersey?

If a New Jersey police officer knocks on your door and hands you a packet of information regarding a domestic violence restraining order, you might be in shock wondering what to do next. Statistics from Stop Abusive and Violent Practices (SAVE) reveal that you are not alone in questioning how such a scenario could happen …

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