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 […]

Help! I’ve been pulled over in New Jersey on suspicion of DWI

You’ve been pulled over on one of New Jersey’s many highways, byways or local roads. Then you hear the dreaded words: “Can you please step out of the car, Sir/Mam?” You may be under suspicion for driving while intoxicated (DWI). If you were pulled over, the officer believes he or she had probable cause to […]

State bans DWI offenders from operating NJ Transit trains

One of the most serious consequences for DWI convicted drivers in New Jersey is the potential for loss of employment. Some employers might fire employees outright because the ability to drive is essential for the job. Transportation could become an issue regardless of the actual position’s job description. A brand new state law serves as a […]

FYI: DWI Checkpoints Scheduled Across New Jersey Through Labor Day

Are you driving in New Jersey between August 19th and September 5th? According to the New Brunswick Patch, over 180 New Jersey jurisdictions are participating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign through Labor Day Weekend. Here is the Patch’s list: Aberdeen Absecon Allentown Andover Barnegat Barrington Bay Head […]

Do you have the right to remain silent when N.J. police pull you over?

It’s such a controversial and poorly understood issue that there is currently a bill before the New Jersey legislature, sponsored by a Cape May County-based State Senator, designed to improve driver education pertaining to traffic stops. Can you remain silent when a police officer pulls your over? Or more to the point, ‘how silent’ can […]

FYI: DWI checkpoints scheduled this weekend in Cumberland and Ocean counties

State Police Plan Crackdown Along Key Jersey Shore Roadways If you live, work or play in the Maurice River Township, Cumberland County and Toms River, Ocean County areas, or if you’re driving down to the Jersey Shore, you’ll need to be extra careful this weekend. This Saturday, June 4, 2016, the New Jersey State Police […]

South Jersey Court rejects ‘sleep driving’ defense, convicts nun of DUI

New Jersey’s strict DWI laws can impact everyone. For proof, look no further than the case of Philadelphia-based Catholic nun, Sister Kimberly Miller of Little Flower Catholic School, who was convicted on Wednesday morning in Washington Township Municipal Court of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in that community. The details of this case are attention-grabbing. According […]

DWI downgrade achieved in Marlboro Township

Our goal in every criminal or municipal defense case is to put our client in the best possible position given the facts of his or her case. In that spirit, we were recently able to obtain a dismissal of a DWI charge against our client in Marlboro Township (Monmouth County) Municipal Court based upon key […]

DWI Dismissed in Pennsville

Warrantless blood draw leads to DWI Dismissal Our goal in every criminal or municipal defense case is to put our client in the best possible position given the facts of his or her case. In that spirit, we were recently able to obtain a dismissal of a DWI charge against our client in Pennsville Township (Salem County) Municipal Court […]

Are DUIs about to become a lot more common in New Jersey?

Drinking and driving penalties in New Jersey are already severe but a major new change at the federal level might expand the definition of what qualifies as a DUI in the first place. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is now proposing lowering the legal drinking limit from .08 to .05. In New Jersey, the […]

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