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Challenging Field Sobriety Tests

As a defense attorney, I’m often asked whether or not field sobriety tests are legitimate evidence that can prove you are guilty of DUI/WI. They’re not, which is why they are not used in court to determine if someone was driving under the influence. For that, either breathalyzer evidence or blood tests are used to prove [...]

By |2018-09-28T07:25:21+00:00September 24th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Challenging Field Sobriety Tests

10 Factors That Could Lead to Increased DWI Penalties

New Jersey's DWI penalties are harsh. If you're caught driving drunk in the Garden State, at the very least you'll lose your license for three months, pay a $250 fine, and spend 12+ hours in an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC). That's for your first offense. If warranted, the judge may also be able to assess other [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:07:29+00:00August 14th, 2018|blog, DWI|Comments Off on 10 Factors That Could Lead to Increased DWI Penalties

Is Refusing Breath Tests in New Jersey a Good Idea?

Under the legal concept of “implied consent,” refusing breath tests requested by a police officer is a serious offense in New Jersey. Because drunk drivers cause more than 50% of all car accidents, the state has passed legislation specifying that you agree (intentionally or not) to such tests the moment you pull onto any road in the [...]

By |2018-07-24T21:37:22+00:00July 11th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Is Refusing Breath Tests in New Jersey a Good Idea?

What’s the Difference Between Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Assault?

Recent allegations of “sexual misconduct” of high-profile men have led to social movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp. But it’s also caused confusion as to what that vague term means. Does sexual misconduct constitute a criminal act, a violation of civil law, or just offensive conduct that fails to trigger any legal consequences? What Is Sexual Misconduct? The [...]

By |2018-07-24T21:34:33+00:00March 19th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Assault?

Nineteen Members Of The Lucchese Crime Family Indicted Wednesday In Large-Scale Mob Murder Bust

Federal indictment from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York showed that 19 members of the Lucchese crime family were indicted on Wednesday. They will face charges for multiple crimes. 51-year-old Brian Vaughan, 65-year-old Carmine Garcia, 81-year-old Matthew Madonna and 81-year-old Joseph DiNapoli are the 4 individuals who were included in [...]

By |2017-06-12T08:56:50+00:00June 12th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Nineteen Members Of The Lucchese Crime Family Indicted Wednesday In Large-Scale Mob Murder Bust

NJ’s 100 Safest Towns In 2017: Is Your Community On The List?

There are people who may want to know what factors are considered to add a town in the list of safe towns by the security industry advisor and it is possible that their views are different from those who think they know what makes a town safe. Some people may be surprised to know what [...]

By |2017-05-29T05:44:16+00:00May 29th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on NJ’s 100 Safest Towns In 2017: Is Your Community On The List?

Crime Decreasing In New Jersey Says Annual Public Safety Report

The state's overall crime rate reduced by 5% in one year starting from 2014 to 2015, as shown by the New Jersey Department of Public Safety's latest Uniform Crime Report, which is an annual review of crime statistics. Crimes committed during the time period from 1st of January 2015 to 31st of December 2015 were [...]

By |2018-10-22T07:21:56+00:00May 18th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Crime Decreasing In New Jersey Says Annual Public Safety Report

Sex Offender Accused Of Assaulting Girl In Westville, New Jersey

WESTVILLE, N.J. - A convicted sex offender, 42-year-old Gabriel Torres and his girlfriend, 51-year-old Mary Giannone, are involved in committing a heinous crime against a child in Gloucester County, New Jersey. The crime was committed between the time period of October 2015 and December 2016 on the dead-end street off Route 47 in the Westville [...]

By |2017-05-02T05:26:19+00:00May 2nd, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Sex Offender Accused Of Assaulting Girl In Westville, New Jersey

73-Year-Old Henderson Man Gets Prison For Plotting To Kill Crime Rival

NEWARK, N.J. - 73-year-old Charles Stango, who is a member of the New Jersey crime family and a suspect of the creator of model for HBO's "The Sopranos," is in prison for making a plan for murdering an organized crime rival. He pleaded no contest in the month of December for using a telephone to [...]

By |2018-10-22T07:04:57+00:00April 17th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on 73-Year-Old Henderson Man Gets Prison For Plotting To Kill Crime Rival

Slipping and Falling in Loading Docks

Workers and visitors that find themselves in warehouses or other cargo loading locations can be in a dangerous situation. Shipping and receiving are part of loading docks, but with this job, there are many hazards that can arise. Any fall within a loading dock can be serious in nature due to the dock’s platforms being [...]

By |2017-04-10T10:21:02+00:00April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Slipping and Falling in Loading Docks