N.J. may soon allow “hardship licenses.” Here’s what that means. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney __ When you lose your license to a suspension in New Jersey? It’s lost, at least until your license suspension period is up and, critically, you take the necessary steps to restore your license. Driving while suspended, even for a reason that may feel harmless or like “no big deal” to you […]

An officer gave me a 39:4-56 ‘delaying traffic’ ticket. What does that mean?

By Matt Rooney _ You may find yourself pulled over alongside one of New Jersey’s many highways or byways and receive a citation from a police officer for 39:4-56, “Delaying traffic.” What does that mean, exactly? Good question. It’s a factually broad offense. According to the statute, “[n]o person shall drive or conduct a vehicle […]

DeMichele Named “Top DWI Attorney” By SJ Magazine

The entire team at DeMichele & DeMichele, P.C. would like to congratulate our attorney and colleague Gregory DeMichele for being recognized as a 2018 “Top DWI Attorney” by SJ Magazine. ___ Gregory DeMichele has now been recognized as a top South Jersey attorney for nine (9) years in a row by SJ Magazine going back to 2010. A life-long South Jersey resident […]

FYI: Your N.J. License Plate Holder Could Fetch a Significant Fine

As a prosecutor and defense attorney in New Jersey municipal courts, I rarely get through a court session without at least one defendant expressing surprise over being ticketed for his or her license plate holder. We’ve all seen them (click here for an example), most commonly after we’ve bought or leased a vehicle from a […]

Should I fight my New Jersey cell phone ticket?

One of the most common New Jersey municipal court violations is talking or texting on a hand held device while driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-97.3). Over one million crashes have been blamed on hand-held cell phone usage in New Jersey alone over the last decade, 750,000 of which occurred since 2009. Yet despite those grave statistics, many […]

Reckless vs. Careless Driving in New Jersey

Why did I get a Reckless/Careless Driving Ticket? You have been in an auto accident. The damage to both cars is minimal and you believe that the other vehicle may have been at fault. The police arrive at the scene and, to your complete surprise, they issue you a ticket. Not just any ticket, but […]

Protecting yourself in New Jersey Municipal Court with a Civil Reservation

New Jersey Supreme Court defines procedure for civil reservations The New Jersey Supreme Court has issued its decision in Madia vs Kuskin clarifying when a civil reservation is valid and enforceable. We will discuss the implication of this case below, but first, it may be helpful to to discuss what New Jersey civil reservations. For those […]

DeMichele Appointed Alternate/Conflict Public Defender in Stratford

Our firm is pleased to announced that DeMichele & DeMichele attorney Gregory DeMichele has been reappointed as an Alternate/Conflict Public Defender for the Borough of Stratford beginning in January 2015. Gregory DeMichele is a shareholder at DeMichele & DeMichele who has been recognized as a top South Jersey municipal court lawyer for the last four (4) years in a row by South Jersey Magazine:  2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. A […]

Traffic Stop Humor

The lighter side of a traffic stop. I would like to think that our blog is a a great legal resource for those people who are serious about learning about family law, criminal law, and personal injury law in New Jersey.  Every once in a while we will take a look at the lighter side of the […]

DeMichele Appointed Alternate/Conflict Public Defender in Cherry Hill

Our firm is pleased to announced that DeMichele & DeMichele attorney Gregory DeMichele has been appointed as an Alternate/Conflict Public Defender in Cherry Hill beginning in January 2015. GREGORY DeMICHELE is a shareholder at DeMichele & DeMichele who has been recognized as a top South Jersey municipal court lawyer for the last four (4) years in a row by South Jersey Magazine: 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. A life-long South […]

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