Enrollment in PTI diversion program
The client was arrested after the police executed a search warrant for his house and found 25 pounds of marijuana and over $80,000 in cash. The client was charged with 1st-degree drug crimes and money laundering crimes. Eventually, Douglas Herring filed a motion and the judge ordered the client to enroll in the PTI diversion program. After his diversion program, the client will have no criminal conviction.
No jail & No Conviction on 1st Degree Drug Charges.
Client was arrested in Hunterdon County for first-degree drug distribution charges and second-degree money laundering when the State Police searched his residence and located a large amount of drugs and cash. Because we could show that the State Police may have violated New Jersey law while getting the search warrant, the prosecutor agreed to reduce the charges and allow the defendant into a diversion program for an automatic dismissal.
Gun Case in Somerset County – No Jail.
Our client was arrested when the police executed a search warrant at his apartment because an informant bought drugs from him. The police located a handgun in the apartment. After some motions, the prosecutor agreed to allow the defendant out of the mandatory sentence for the handgun and offered him 1 year in jail. The judge listened to the arguments at sentencing and did not impose any jail.
Hazlet DWI Dismissed & Refusal Dismissed
Client was arrested for DWI and a refusal after a traffic collision. We discovered that the police had erased all the videos from the police car, the body cameras, and the police station. The judge ruled that the loss of the videos made the prosecution unfair and dismissed the DWI and Refusal.
Knife Charges dismissed
Client was arrested for possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and unlawful possession of a knife. Demonstrated that the knife was not an illegal weapon and that it was used in a lawful business. Criminal charges dismissed.
Old Bridge DWI, Hit and Run, and other tickets dismissed
Client was charged because a person reported that a truck hit their parked car and drove away. The caller said they had a picture of the license plate. Police tracked the license plate to our client and found our client inside his home drinking. Eventually, the prosecutor was unable to connect our client to the accident or any driving. DWI, Hit and Run, and other tickets dismissed.
Middlesex Criminal Charges for Driving Suspended – No probation
Our client was arrested for driving while suspended for a second DWI, which has a mandatory jail sentence. Unfortunately, he was arrested a second time during the case for the same charge. We convinced the prosecutors to agree to have both jail sentences at the same time. The judge listened to the arguments at sentencing and did not impose any probation.
Colts Neck DWI and Criminal Obstruction Dismissed
Police stopped our client for a minor traffic violation. Our client did not agree to the field sobriety tests and the police arrested him for obstruction. Because there was no evidence of the DWI, the court dismissed the DWI and the criminal charges.
Monmouth Criminal Charges dismissed and passport returned
Our client was stopped for a minor traffic violation and gave the police officer his international driver’s license and passport. The officer decided the visa stamp was fraudulent and arrested our client. Eventually the criminal charges were dismissed, and the court ordered the records sealed. We saved a copy of the court records so our client can show the dismissal when he applies for a change of status. The judge ordered the police to return the passport.
Many Cranbury traffic tickets with over 20 points possible – no suspension and dismiss all but one ticket
Our client was stopped for speeding, tailgating, reckless driving, and other tickets. If she was convicted, she was looking at over twenty points. Most attorneys had told her she would be suspended, but we convinced the prosecutor and the judge to dismiss all but one ticket and give her no suspension.
Middlesex Probation and all Traffic Tickets dismissed
Client was charged in criminal court for eluding the police and had tickets from several police departments. We had the tickets from the various counties consolidated to Superior Court and all the tickets dismissed.
No jail & No Conviction on Gun Case
Client was charged with possessing a handgun while traveling through New Jersey. After some motions, the court allowed the defendant into a diversion program for an automatic dismissal.
Hunterdon County. No jail & No Conviction on Firing Handgun case
Client was charged with possessing a handgun and firing it from a moving car. The prosecutor agreed to allow the defendant into a diversion program for an automatic dismissal. The criminal division clerk objected, and we appealed. The courts ruled that our client must be allowed into the PTI diversion program for an automatic dismissal.
Freehold Shoplifting Dismissed.
Our client was arrested for shoplifting at the Freehold Mall. The criminal charges were dismissed, and she will not have a criminal record.
Lawrence Shoplifting Dismissed.
Our client was arrested for shoplifting at the Quaker Bridge Mall. The criminal charges were reduced, and she will not have a criminal record.
Edison Shoplifting Dismissed.
Our client was arrested for shoplifting at a store. The criminal charges were reduced, and he will not have a criminal record.
No Jail and No Conviction in Morris County Domestic Violence and handgun.
Our client was arrested for domestic violence against his wife as they were staying in New Jersey. The police searched their camper and discovered a handgun, which was unlawful in New Jersey. After some motions, the court allowed the defendant into a diversion program for an automatic dismissal.
Mercer Superior Court Eluding case – No Jail and No Conviction.
Our client was arrested for fleeing from the police at over 100MPH on Route 1. We convinced the prosecutors that this was a momentary bad idea from a new motorcycle rider, and they allowed the defendant into a diversion program for an automatic dismissal.
Release on Both Charges
Client charged in Somerset County with a Graves Act crime, which has a mandatory prison charge for having a handgun while selling drugs. The client was arrested for another drug offense while on Pretrial Release. Got client released a second time on both cases. Showed the prosecutor problems with the informant, including locating police reports.
NJ DUI Dismissed
The client was arrested for a DWI with a BAC of .13. After we filed motions, the prosecutor dismissed DWI.
Probation with no jail for second-degree gun case
Second-degree gun case with a mandatory prison sentence. The client had fired a handgun during a fight. Prosecutor argued for prison with a minimum sentence. We prepared a 3-inch binder of mitigating information. The assignment judge sentences our client to probation with no jail.
Two DUI cases dismissed in the same week!
Two DWI cases were dismissed in the same week! Hazlet Municipal Court dismissed a DWI on Monday. Plainsboro Municipal Court dismissed a DWI on Wednesday. Two very happy clients!
Judge dismissed all the charges!
The client was charged with having several stolen credit cards and drugs in his car, which were the equivalent of serious felonies. Convinced the County Prosecutor’s office to downgrade the case to Municipal court as the equivalent of a misdemeanor. Filed a motion in municipal court and had all the evidence suppressed. The judge dismissed all the charges.
Allowed To Drive Again After Nearly Two Decades
A client was stopped for driving on a suspended license that was originally suspended for a third DWI. When Douglas Herring took the case, the license had been suspended for 17 years. Over time, Herring and his legal team corrected the errors in the court records from two prior municipal courts, convinced MVC to remove administrative suspensions, chased down the old IDRC program records, and had the client retake the written driver's test. After 19 years of suspension, the client is a valid driver! The courts dismissed the serious charges, and he paid a small fine for not showing a valid license at the time.