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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Book: Handling Drug DWI and Serious Motor Vehicle Cases in Municipal Court 2015

Book: Handling Drug DWI and Serious Motor Vehicle Cases in Municipal Court 2015
 Authors/Speakers: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq., Past Municipal Court Attorney of the Year
John Menzel, Esq., Past Chair Municipal Court Section
     Speakers: Norma M. Murgado, Esq., Chief Prosecutor- Elizabeth
                    Assistant Prosecutor-Woodbridge
Tara Auciello       Edison Prosecutor
     William G. Brigiani, Esq., Past President Middlesex County Bar
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Table of Contents 2015

 Table of Contents

Letters, Motions/Briefs, Articles/Research
Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.                                                                                            1 

            01 Municipal Court Questionnaire                                                                           1 
            02 Retainer – Municipal Court                                                                                 5
            03 Request for Complete Discovery                                                                       9
            04 Letter of Representation Only                                                                         10
            05 Discovery Request – Alcotest 7110                                                                11
            06 Discovery Request – Driving While Suspended                                              19
            07 Speeding Law and Discovery                                                                         23
            08 Discovery Request to MVC                                                                             31
            09 Discovery – Complainant                                                                                 35
            10 OPRA – Field Sobriety – Chief of Police                                                          39
            11 OPRA – Required Officer Training                                                                   42
            12 CDS Motions                                                                                                    43
            13 DWI Motions                                                                                                     45
            14 Motion to Reduce Bail                                                                                      49
            15 Letter to Client re:  Reading Discovery from Prosecution                                57
            16 Reciprocal Discovery to Prosecution                                                              58
            17 Notice of Specific Criminal Code Defenses                                                     60
            18 Letter to Client re:  Reading and Signing Affidavit                                           61
            19 Second Request for Discovery – Missing Abstract                                        62
            20 Letter to Client re:  DWI Expert                                                                         63
            21 Letter to Client re:  Hearing                                                                              64
            22 Letter to Client re:  Deadline and Attorney Fee for Appeal                              65
            23 Letter to Client re:  No Show in Court                                                              67
            24 Suppression Motion                                                                                         68
            25 Suppress Statements:  Violation of Miranda Rights                                        69
            26 Dismissal Motion re:  Failure to Provide Discovery                                          73
            27 Motion for Conditional Discharge                                                                     78
            28 Motion for Civil Reservation                                                                             79
            29 Objection to Lab Certificate                                                                             80
            30 Motion for SLAP                                                                                               81
            31 Order to Mark Case Try or Dismiss                                                                 82
            32 Order to Compel Discovery                                                                             83
            33 Order to Be Relieved as Counsel                                                                    84 
            34 Constructive Possession of Drugs in a Criminal Case                                    85
            35 Court Cannot Handle Discovery                                                                      87
            36 Motion for No Loss of Driver’s License Suspension                                       91
            37 Motion re:  Failure to Give Defendant Copy of AIR                                          93
            38 Motion to Provide Expert at Public Expense                                                   103
            39 DWI Fines and Penalties in NJ                                                                        109 
            41 Defending a Juvenile Delinquency Case                                                       119
            42 Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI)                                                                 125
            Expungement/Erase Criminal Charges                                                                128 
            Plea by Mail                                                                                                         129

            Certification for Application for Appointment as Private Prosecutor
             (Storm)                                                                                                              131 
            Letter Thanking Witness                                                                                     133
            Client’s Sentencing and Duties                                                                           135
            Post Conviction Motion to Vacate Guilty Plea                                                     137
            Additional Discovery Brief                                                                                  145
            Brief to Suppress Blood Sample and Objection to Lab Report                           149
            Motion, Certification, Order in Support of Motion to Be Relieved                        163
            Notice of Appeal                                                                                                 167
            Miranda Brief in Support of Motion to Suppress Statements                              169 
            Miranda Law Person is Subject to…                                                                  173
            2nd Request for Hearing                                                                                      177 
            Failure to Timely Prosecute                                                                                 179
            Minimum and Maximum Fines – MV Offenses                                                    183
            Points in Motor Vehicle Violations                                                                       231
            “Pre-Trial Intervention to Dismiss Criminal Charges”                                           233
            Municipal Court Appeals                                                                                     235
            DWI Cross Examination Questions                                                                     241
            Hearsay Not Admissible at Trial in Municipal Court Based on
             Crawford Decision                                                                                             245
            Pamphlet, “Your Rights in Municipal Court”                                                         249 
            Be Not Guilty                                                                                                       251
            Criminal Indictable and Disorderly Offense Penalties                                         255
            Minimum Mandatory Fines and Penalties Relating to Selected                                 
             Motor Vehicle Offenses                                                                                    257
            “Speeding and Radar”                                                                                        275
            “Suspended Licenses:  Don’t Be Caught Off Guard as a Defense
             Attorney”                                                                                                           277
            “Defense to Possession of Drugs and Controlled Substances”                        279
            “Driving Without Insurance Defenses”                                                               281
            Preparation for the Municipal Court Case                                                           283
            “Plead Guilty? Nah, Defend DWI Charges!”                                                         293
            Memo re:  Attorney General Guideline:  Prosecution of DWI &
             Refusal Violations                                                                                              295
            Court Code Listing – MVC                                                                                   321
            No Point Violations                                                                                              325
            Crash Accident Report Abbreviations                                                                327
            “Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts Training for Attorneys”                                           335
            New Law Finally Establishes a Conditional Dismissal Program
             in Municipal Court                                                                                               337 
            Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss Refusal                                                    343
            Notice of Motion to Compel the Prosecutor to Fingerprint and DNA
             Test Evidence Seized                                                                                        345
            Certification to Compel the Prosecutor to Fingerprint and DNA Test
             Evidence Seized                                                                                                347
            Order                                                                                                                  348
            Letter re:  No Representation                                                                             349
            Certification of Victim                                                                                          351
            Letter re:  Summons/Criminal Statutes                                                                353
            Letter re:  Additional Fees & Appointment                                                          355
            Letter re:  Letters of Reference/Pre-Sentence Report                                       357
            Letter Requesting Hearing Notice                                                                       358
            Request to Adjourn so Defendant Can Retain Attorney                                     359
            Scientific and Medical Tests—Blood and Urine Documents
             Requested                                                                                                         361
            Letter re:  Arrest Stop Video to Client                                                                365
            Recommend DWI Expert to Client                                                                        367
            Objection to Alcotest Results Where No Expert Testimony Provided                 369
            What Your Attorney Can Do For You                                                                 371
            Criminal – Flat Fee – Agreement to Provide Legal Service                                 375
            Field Sobriety Records Request and OPRA Request                                         379
            Letter re:  Recommend Substance Abuse Treatment & Inpatient                       383
            Letter re:  Old Records                                                                                       385
            N.J. Municipal Court Law Review, Spring 2015                                                 387
            N.J. Municipal Court Law Review, Summer 2015                                              391 

Additional Vercammen Information                            [See “Vercammen” on CD]
                                               “Articles/Forms/NJ Municipal Law Review Articles”

John Menzel, Esq.                                                                                                           395 

            Discovery Order (Alcotest)                                                                                395
            Discovery Order (Blood/DRE)                                                                             405 
            Client Fee Agreement                                                                                         411
            First Contact With Prospective Clients                                                                413
            Client Interview Form                                                                                          415 
            Client Questionnaire                                                                                            435
            Letter to Insurance Company                                                                             459

Additional Menzel Material on CD: 
            Chun material                                                         [see “Menzel/Chun” on CD]
              02-13-07 Special Master’s Report
              11-08-07 Special Master’s Report
              03-17-08 State v. Chun
              09-13-13 M-1538, 1539, 1540
Driving While Refused, Suspended, Revoked
or Prohibited:  N.J.S.A. 39:3-40
PowerPoint Presentation
Damian A. Scialabba, Esq.                                                                                              461 
About the Panelists…                                                                                                     471

Audio CD package available  ____