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.  State v Kim A­3863­08T4 3­18­10 Defendant's conviction for refusal to submit breath samples, N.J.S.A. 39:4­ 50.2 and N.J.S.A. 39:4­50.4a, is affirmed because the State is not required to  prove he understood the standard statement read to him in English, State v.  Marquez,   408   N.J.   Super.   273   (App.   Div.),   certif.   granted,   200   N.J.   476  (2009),   and   on   procedural   grounds   because   defendant   failed   to   move   to  exclude evidence of his refusal or present evidence that created a material  issue as to his ability to understand English. New Seat belt law Legislation was signed into law requiring all occupants to buckle up, regardless of  their seating position in a vehicle. A secondary offense, the new law allows police to issue   summonses   to   unbuckled   back   seat   occupants,   18   years   of   age   and   older,   when   the  vehicle they are riding in is stopped for another violation. Adult passengers who fail to   buckle up when riding in the back could be subject to a $46 fine. (Under the state’s current  primary   seat   belt   law,   all   motorists   and   passengers   in   the   front   seat,   as   well   as   all  passengers under 18, who are not properly restrained in a seat belt or car seat also face a   $46 fine. This ticket is issued to the driver.

Lunch & Law…..  Free Seminar­ 2010 update Wills and Estate Planning


WHEN: Wednesday June 23   12:15pm WHERE:   Law   Office   of   Kenneth   Vercammen,   2053   Woodbridge   Ave,   2 nd  floor,  Edison, NJ 08817

COST: Free if you pre­register. Complimentary Sandwiches to pre­registered persons  prior to program. This program is limited to 15 people    Please bring a canned food donation, which will be given to the St. James Food  Bank located on Woodbridge Avenue in Edison, NJ. SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.            (Author­ Answers to Questions About Probate)    The new NJ Probate Law made a number of substantial changes in Probate and the  administration of estates and trusts in New Jersey.  Main Topics: 1. The New Probate Law and preparation of Wills 2. 2010 increases in Federal Estate and Gift Tax exemption 3. NJ Inheritance tax 4. Power of Attorney   5.  Living Will         6.  Administering the Estate/ Probate/Surrogate 7.  Question and Answer   COMPLIMENTARY MATERIAL: Brochures on Wills, "Answers to Questions about  Probate" and Administration of an Estate, Power of Attorney,  Living Wills, Real Estate  Sales for Seniors, and Trusts. Co­Sponsor: Middlesex County Estate Planning Council To attend or for Information: Mike McDonald 732­572­0500 or email  Can’t attend?  We can email you materials Send email to

Welcome Summer College Interns:

Volunteer Internship Description: ­Interview   Clients   facing   charges  in   Municipal   Court   including   Drug  Possession,   Drunk  Driving, Assault, Driving While Suspended and other criminal and traffic offenses ­Make demands for Discovery on Prosecutor and review police reports ­Attend hearings and learn from experienced trial attorneys

­Prepare Motions to Suppress Evidence and Motions to Compel Discovery ­Conduct appropriate Legal research ­Acquire skills in Criminal Law and Procedure by active participation ­Participate in Public Relations activities and help organize seminars ­ Update Lists of Prosecutors, Judges and Attorneys for publication of     NJ Municipal Court Law Review ­ Revise   criminal   and   traffic   law   Articles   and   submit   to   Law   Journals   and  criminal law websites. ­ Learn how to add criminal statutes and criminal articles to legal blogs and  websites.            Volunteer to help indigent people charged with criminal and motor vehicle offenses  of  magnitude.   We  provide   an   excellent   opportunity   to   gain   valuable   experience   as   a  volunteer intern and learn New Jersey Practice and Procedure. College students     learn  details on running a successful law practice.  

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E339 June 8  

summonses to unbuckled back seat occupants, 18 years of age and older, when the New Seat belt law E339 June 8 primary seat belt law, all mot...

E339 June 8  

summonses to unbuckled back seat occupants, 18 years of age and older, when the New Seat belt law E339 June 8 primary seat belt law, all mot...