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  • When Will Your License Get Revoked After a DUI in New Jersey?

    March 17, 2020

    “Don’t drink and drive.” You’ve likely seen the slogan over and over again, so if you were caught drinking and driving in New Jersey, then a judge isn’t likely to be lenient on you. You likely have a lot of questions like what happens after a DUI arrest? How soon will you lose your license? […]

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  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident in NJ

    March 06, 2020

    A car accident is traumatic and threatening. Our bodies naturally respond to one by putting us in flight or fight mode. If you’re unlucky enough to feel a flight instinct after a crash, then you must stop yourself from attempting to flee. Otherwise, you could face severe criminal penalties in New Jersey. Learn why you […]

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  • What is the Punishment for Criminal Mischief in New Jersey?

    February 10, 2020

    Criminal mischief covers crimes of property destruction in New Jersey. When someone is charged with defacing or destroying property, they might face legal fines, criminal charges, jail time, and a permanent record. It is important to understand what criminal mischief charges include and the potential consequences for each type of criminal charge. Types of Criminal […]

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  • New Jersey Shoplifting: Penalties

    February 01, 2020

    Shoplifting is often defined as the action of, or the intent of, taking an item, without paying for the item. The potential penalties of shoplifting vary from state to state, so it is important to know the charges that you are facing and your potential penalties. New Jersey’s Laws Regarding Shoplifting In New Jersey, individuals […]

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  • Pulled Over For DWI In New Jersey: What Do I Do?

    January 28, 2020

    Steps to Take When Pulled Over for a DUI in NJ When you see those red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror, it is only natural to feel a little nervous. But in these circumstances, it’s important to not panic to keep yourself and those around you as safe as possible. Here is […]

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  • Pulled Over For DWI: Do I Have To Take A Breathalyzer Test?

    January 21, 2020

    Breath Test Refusal in NJ When a police officer pulls someone over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, there are several procedures they go through before making an arrest. One of the most commonly known tools that cops use is an alcohol breath analyzing tool, better known as the breathalyzer. So if you are pulled […]

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  • What Expungement in New Jersey Can Mean For You

    December 17, 2019

    The Benefits of Expungement Has a criminal record been holding you back from moving forward with your life? If you have a record, there are many ways in which it can hurt you. You may find it impossible to get the job you always wanted, or to get the professional license for which you were […]

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  • Defending Yourself Against a DUI Charge

    December 07, 2019

    New Jersey Residents Arrested for Drunk Driving Can Face Major Consequences When’s the last time you consumed an alcoholic beverage? If you’re anything like the average American, then you’ve likely indulged within the past year. In fact, recent surveys indicate that about 40% of Americans drink excessively. While there’s nothing wrong with partaking in an […]

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  • New DUI Laws in New Jersey to Bring in the New Year

    December 05, 2019

    New year, new rules, right? While that might not always be the case, it will be in New Jersey. New first-time DUI laws will be experiencing a shakeup starting in December of 2019. It’s important to stay on top of these changing laws so you can know what to expect if you or a loved […]

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  • Challenging Your Traffic Ticket in Court

    November 28, 2019

    Traffic Citations in New Jersey You’re driving along listening to your favorite music and you look up and notice the flashing blue and red lights behind you. You realize you were going a little too fast or that you missed that stop sign. Now what? While it can be difficult to avoid a traffic ticket […]

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Reviews Matter

“First class representation. Michele was my son’s attorney after he made a slight but bad decision that hurt no one, but one that potentially could have a caused a lifetime of employment problems in the future, despite having a four year college degree. First of all Michele was very proactive in protecting his rights. Rights we were not even aware of. She provided quick and reliable answers to our questions. Before we met with her our anxiety and worry was insatiable. The peace we felt after our first consultation alleviated all that and we knew we picked the right attorney. Her excellent negotiation skills resulted in a settling his case quickly and without conviction.

We owe a debt of gratitude for her service. I was shocked at how much she was able to do for my son. She is a solid lawyer who is honest and works to insure the best possible outcome for her client is achieved.”
- Former Client

“Michele was very prompt when getting back to me when I called regarding legal counsel. Michele kept me informed and in the loop while awaiting trial. Very professional qualities and I highly recommend Michele and will continue to seek her legal expertise in the future. Thanks.”
- Former Client

“I could not had ask for a better attorney. Michele Finizio treated my case and the case of those I’ve recommended as if we were part of her family. She gave it all she had, made her voice and case be heard in court and made it count, and we had the best possible outcome, thanks to her experience and expertise. Thank you very much for an outstanding job.”
- D.A.

"Michele is an outstanding, no “beating around the bush” lawyer. She has done a remarkable job as a lawyer for me. Before Michele, I did not get along with Criminal Lawyers – she comes HIGHLY recommended by me to anyone who needs a Criminal Lawyer."
- C.O.
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