DWI and Municipal Court Defense

Weekend Sentencing for Criminal Driving While Suspended Convictions

N.J.S.A. 2C:40-26 criminalizes operating a motor vehicle during a period of a license suspension for a violation of N.J.S.A. 39:4-50, driving while intoxicated or N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.4, refusal of a breath test.  Specifically, a violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:40-26 is a crime of the 4th Degree if an individual operates a motor vehicle while suspended for a...
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DWI & Criminal Liability in Vehicular Homicide

Until recently if an individual in New Jersey drove a motor vehicle while legally intoxicated and caused the death of another he or she would be criminally prosecuted under N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5; Vehicular Homicide. N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5, (now renamed Reckless Vehicular Homicide) criminalizes the act of driving recklessly and causing the death of another. Under this statute, just...
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Federal Criminal Enforcement of Potential Recreational Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey

There are currently nine states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana (Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Washington D.C., Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon). Currently in New Jersey while medical marijuana is legal, recreational use is not.  However, Governor elect Philip D. Murphy has stated he plans to pass recreational marijuana legalization within his first 100...
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New Jersey Expungement Law – Are You Eligible?

Need a second chance?  Are you one of the thousands of people a year in the State of New Jersey who have been arrested and/or convicted of an Ordinance Violation, Disorderly Persons Offense, or Indictable Offense?  If so, you may be at a serious disadvantage in obtaining or keeping your employment and/or professional license or...
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Consequences and Penalties: DWI/DUI and other Criminal-Related Offenses Surrounding Alcohol and Drugs

DEMLP partner Greg S. Gargulinski has represented clients in matters involving DWI/DUI, as well as criminal defense at the State, Appellate and Federal levels for nearly two decades. He is a frequent speaker to members of the bar and the local communities on the various issues regarding criminal and motor vehicle law violations. Please reach...
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The New Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), also known as the federal Wage and Hour Law, regulates minimum wage, overtime, equal pay, record keeping, and child labor for employees of enterprises engaged in interstate or foreign commerce, and employees of state and local governments (basically everyone). The FLSA is arguably the most violated labor law by...
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