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Archive for December 2014

Rickards defeats DUI in Woodbridge, New Jersey

The Law Office of Jordan B. Rickards recently represented a client charged with a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Woodbridge, New Jersey.  The client was accused of having caused a car accident on a highway, then leaving his car on the highway while he ran away.  When he was ultimately apprehended by the police,…

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Municipal Offense: Driving While Suspended in New Jersey

Municipal Offense: Driving While Suspended in New Jersey At first glance, it seems like the Municipal Court handles only minor matters. Nonetheless, some municipal cases can result in substantial fines and even jail time. That is true in the case of a person who is ticketed for driving while suspended in New Jersey. New Jersey law…

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Municipal Offense: Driving Without Insurance in New Jersey

Municipal Offense: Driving Without Insurance in New Jersey Some of the harshest penalties levied by the New Jersey municipal courts are those related to driving without insurance. State law requires all drivers to carry adequate car insurance. The law even dictates the minimum amount of coverage. Drivers must have $15,000 for the injury or death…

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Tips for Avoiding a DUI During the Holidays

Tips for Avoiding a DUI During the Holidays With the festive holiday season comes celebrations. Many of these involve alcohol, and it should come as no surprise that the number of DUI arrests increases at this time of year. Here are a few tips for enjoying festive, but DUI free holidays. The only foolproof way…

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What Constitutes Premises Liability in New Jersey?

What Constitutes Premises Liability in New Jersey? Whenever an individual enters someone else’s property they should be able to reasonably assume that it’s safe to do so. That is, a property owner or resident has a responsibility to take reasonable care of the property and to ensure that people who visit will not be injured. If a…

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DWI Arrests Can’t Be Expunged

DWI Arrests Can’t Be Expunged Expungement is a means for opening doors of opportunity. Unfortunately, not all crimes are eligible, and motor vehicle offenses are never eligible. As such, a DWI arrest cannot be expunged. Most people understand why a violent crime cannot be expunged, even if it doesn’t seem particularly fair in all circumstances.…

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