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How to Defend a DUI in South Jersey

Skilled Former Prosecutor Knows How to Defend a DUI in Camden County, Burlington County and Throughout New Jersey

Individuals arrested on DUI charges in New Jersey often overlook the possibility of building a defense to those charges entirely.  It’s common to think that their arrest is conclusive and there is no way to defend the DUI. Too often, the reasoning is that DUIs are common, so really are not serious enough to call for retaining a defense lawyer. 

All of these assumptions are wrong.  DUI charges in New Jersey are serious and must be handled as such.  At Gelman Law, LLC, we have successfully helped hundreds of clients defend DUI cases.  While not every case will be thrown out, most individuals arrested on DUIs will overlook potentially available defenses.  Our lawyers are here to make sure your rights are protected to the fullest extent of the law.

Gelman Law, LLC is led by a former Burlington County prosecutor who has years of experience handling DUI cases from the other side of the table.  We know what to look for in your case and how to build a strong DUI defense. A single DUI can have a ripple effect on your record that can impact your future for years to come—so the first step after you have been arrested should be to speak with a skilled lawyer who knows how to defend a DUI.

To schedule a completely confidential consultation with our experienced New Jersey DUI defense lawyers, you can call our office or fill out this online contact form.

Top Defenses to DUI Charges in Camden County, NJ

The strongest DUI defense available is key to getting your DUI charges dismissed.  Key steps to having a DUI thrown out involve motion practice that takes place well before any trial is scheduled.  Eliminating evidence—by filing a motion to suppress that evidence in your case—can prevent the state from proving their case.

Some of the top DUI defenses that can result in dismissal under New Jersey law include:

Defending your DUI charges in New Jersey requires the expertise and resources of a qualified defense lawyer.  At Gelman Law, LLC, our talented DUI defense lawyers explore these and any other potential defenses to your DUI.

Top-Rated Defense Lawyer Explores All Options to Get Your South Jersey DUI Dismissed

Although we were not at the scene when you were pulled over, questioned and arrested, our lawyers have numerous resources at our disposal to get the evidence we need to defend your DUI charges.  Our lawyers will:

A DUI arrest is not a conviction.  Building a strong defense is the only way to keep a DUI from haunting you for months, if not years.  At Gelman Law, LLC, we have the legal expertise and knowledge that it takes to defend your DUI charges.  Call us today to learn about defense strategies more specific to your case.

Schedule a Confidential Consultation with a Seasoned Burlington County, NJ Defense Lawyer to Learn More About How to Defend a DUI

The easiest way to lose your DUI case is by failing to get the advice of an experienced DUI defense lawyer.  At Gelman Law, LLC, our team of experts has the resources needed to build a top-level DUI defense in your case.  To learn more about how we can help, schedule a free consultation with our DUI defense lawyers in South Jersey. You can call or simply fill out this online contact form.

Frequently Asked Questions About How to Defend a DUI in South Jersey

FAQ: Are DUI checkpoints legal? Can you challenge the DUI checkpoint to defend my DUI charges?

Yes and yes. DUI checkpoints in New Jersey are legal only if certain specific criteria are satisfied. For example, notice of the checkpoint must be published and available to the public. Proper police supervision must be provided, and the police must have some justification for the checkpoint—for example, past evidence of an increased number of DUIs in the area. We can challenge these and other issues with the DUI checkpoint—and a successful challenge could result in your traffic stop being invalidated and exclusion of all evidence collected during the stop.

FAQ: What if the arresting officer was wearing a camera? Can you still help with my DUI defense?

Yes. In fact, the video footage taken by the officer can possibly be used as evidence in support of dismissal. For example, if the officer’s statements about your level of intoxication were exaggerated, the video evidence could be used to contradict that evidence.

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