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Criminal Defense Attorney: DUI

Edison, NJ

A driving while intoxicated charge or arrest in Edison can have far-reaching and enduring consequences.

New Jersey statute NJSA 39:4-50, Driving while Intoxicated (DUI) is a serious matter in which a first offense conviction will result in suspension of your driving privileges, a significant fine, and may include jail time and the installation of an ignition interlock system. Second and third offenses are even more severe, and may result in extended loss of driving privileges, mandatory participation in rehabilitation programs, installation of an ignition interlock system and imprisonment. A conviction of any drunken driving charge will permanently appear on your driving record and can adversely affect your employment, your car insurance, and other areas of your personal life.

The Law Offices of Todd B. Eder has significant experience defending such cases. We will review your field sobriety tests, breath tests (Alcotest 7110) and any blood tests to determine if the readings were valid. Our experience and familiarity with the Edison court system can assure you of the most comprehensive defense available.

The Law Offices of Todd B. Eder is reputation is built upon our integrity and knowledge of the New Jersey court system. We encourage you to contact us to examine your case and to discuss representation. An initial consultation regarding your case is always free of charge.

Our Edison area based practice also provides expert defense for the following types of municipal and state charges. Contact the Law Offices of Todd B. Eder, 24/7, at (732) 937-9100.

Possession of Drugs & Marijuana Charges

These charges typically involve marijuana possession but can also deal with other drugs and drug paraphernalia. The drug possession laws applicable in Edison is N.J.S. 2C:35-10 and the drug paraphernalia possession statute is N.J.S. 2C:36-1.

A conviction in Edison for either possession of marijuana or drug paraphernalia carries mandatory fines and assessments, as well as a six month license suspension and possible probation, including random drug testing.

Most defendants' marijuana charges arise as a result of a police-initiated search of their person, car or home. In such cases, we can evaluate whether or not your constitutional rights regarding illegal search and seizure have been violated. If we deem that they have, we may file a motion to suppress the evidence and seek to have the case dismissed.

Attorney Todd B. Eder is skilled at challenging the police procedures employed during initial interaction and subsequent arrest. We promise that you will receive the most diligent and rigorous defense. Contact the Law Offices of Todd B. Eder, 24/7, at (732) 937-9100.

Disorderly Conduct Charge

You may be subject to a summons from the Edison police for disorderly conduct under several circumstances, the most common of which involves alcohol consumption. Disorderly conduct (N.J.S. 2C:33-2) can also encompass simple assault, and may be punished under New Jersey statute by up to six months in jail.

The Law Offices of Todd B. Eder, are adept at evaluating police reports and finding inaccuracies or contradictions that can result in dismissal.

Integral to the defense of an assault charge in Edison is the ability to frame the circumstances of the altercation, and to assess the frames of mind and motivation of the participants. In other words, after appropriate scrutiny of the event what appeared to be an act of violence may have been a great exaggeration or a misreport. Contact the Law Offices of Todd B. Eder, 24/7, at (732) 937-9100.

Resisting Arrest Charge

Any action to hinder or resist an arrest in Edison can result in the issuance of a summons under N.J.S. 2C:29-2. It encompasses any and all of the following scenarios:

I. Eluding a police officer who is attempting to arrest the individual;

II. Using or threatening to use force against an officer during an arrest; and

III. Providing an officer with false identification (either verbally or by presentation of a false official document,)

A resisting arrest conviction carries significant consequences, including a criminal record.

A successful defense for resisting arrest involves a technical evaluation of the procedures employed by the police at the time of the arrest, and whether their determination of resistance was justified. Many aspects of this charge are subject to interpretation and can be challenged. Contact the Law Offices of Todd B. Eder, 24/7, at (732) 937-9100.

Drinking Underage

A conviction for drinking underage in Edison results in a criminal record and can also result in a six month drivers license suspension, under N.J.S.A. 2C:33-15. It is a serious offense that can result in fines up to $1,000 and/or up to 6 months imprisonment.

Underage drinkers' behavior also can impact adults who facilitate it. Parents who break applicable laws can be subject to lawsuits and criminal prosecution for underage drinking. The Law Offices of Todd B. Eder can defend such cases which may result in dismissal, warnings, or reductions of the charge. Contact the Law Offices of Todd B. Eder, 24/7, at (732) 937-9100.

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182 Ryders Ln
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732.937.9100
Fax: 732.937.9110
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