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Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Book Handling Drug, DWI and Serious Motor Vehicle Cases in Municipal Court (2016)

Book Handling Drug, DWI and Serious Motor Vehicle Cases in Municipal Court (2016) Material and extra material on CD

Authors/Speakers: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq., Past Municipal Court Attorney of the Year
John Menzel, Esq., Past Chair Municipal Court Section

List Price: $70.00 USD  [Less for members of Municipal Court section members]
Seminar ISBN M150716

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 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 for all]
         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
       Forms              [see “Menzel/Forms” on CD for all]
        Client Initial Contact
         Client Interview
         Client Orientation
         Client Questionnaire
         Confidentiality Waiver
         Court Notes
         Discovery Order [Alcotest]
         Discovery Order [Blood]
         Discovery Order [General]
         Discovery Order [Holup]
         Discovery Order [MJ]
         Discovery Receipt [Alcotest]
         Discovery Receipt [Short Form]
         Insurance Letter
         MT1 [DUI] Court
         MT1 [DUI] Prosecutor
         NJMVC Abstract Request
         Pretrial Motion
         Rescinding Order Request
         Suppression Letter
         Suppression Motion
         Witness Questionnaire
         Work Time Record
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
Written by Kenneth Vercammen  Esq. and John Menzel Esq.

CD recording of seminar also available

Live Program Speakers Included:
(Information current as of program date) 
Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Municipal Court Law Attorney
Past Chair, NJSBA Municipal Court Section
Past Attorney of the Year, GP Solo Section
K. Vercammen & Associates (Edison)
Speakers include:
Tara Auciello, Esq.
Municipal Prosecutor (Edison & South River)
Law Office of Tara Auciello, Esq. (New Brunswick)
William Brigiani, Esq.
Brigiani & Cohen, LLC (East Brunswick)
John Menzel, Esq.
Past Chair, NJSBA Municipal Court Practice Section
Law Offices of John Menzel (Point Pleasant)
Norma M. Murgado, Esq.
Chief Prosecutor (Elizabeth)
Assistant Prosecutor (Woodbridge)
Murgado & Carroll, Esqs. (Elizabeth)

About The Program:
Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Young Lawyers Division & Municipal Court Practice Section
Essential Crash Course:
Learn everything you need to know to successfully handle these cases!
This informative guide to Municipal Court practice and procedure will provide you with a road map for presenting cases in Municipal Court.
An authoritative panel of experienced attorneys will explore a wide variety of matters that you are likely to encounter. They will also bring you up to date on recent developments you need to understand in order to effectively represent your clients. Hear the latest on the interlock, jury trials for DWI cases, while staying abreast of strategies for presenting drug, DWI and motor vehicle cases in Municipal Court.

Program Agenda Included:
Welcome and Criminal Traffic Case Law Update - Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.
Procedure: What to expect on your day in court - Procedural issues; driving while
suspended; probationary drivers -
 Tara Auciello, Esq.
The Prosecutor’s Perspective: no-insurance cases, recent directives from the
Attorney General and Prosecutor, plea agreements in drug cases, double
jeopardy issues - 
Norma M. Murgado, Esq.
Expert arguments that may work, common errors by defense attorneys and
prosecutors, how to impress the court staff and not annoy the prosecutor -
Tara Auciello, Esq.; Norma M. Murgado, Esq.
Domestic violence, assault and handling drug cases - William G. Brigiani, Esq.
Recent Development in DWI cases - DWI interview; what defendant counsel does
after the interview, Field Sobriety ad HGN, Alcotest - 
John Menzel, Esq.
Point Counter Point on DWI - John Menzel, Esq.; Norma M. Murgado, Esq.