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DWI in NJ
​NOTABLE RESULTS

Our law office has continued to achieve noteworthy results for our clients.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

.In 2012, Barbara Ungar’s representation of the client charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and resisting arrest, following a two week jury trial, resulted in a jury verdict of acquittals on the charges and a guilty verdict on disorderly persons offenses.

.In 2013, after two years of litigation in DCPP proceedings in the FN Abuse and Neglect litigation in the Family Court and the case returning to termination of parental rights litigation, through Ms. Ungar's representation, the case resolved with a plan of Kinship Legal Guardianship. 

.In 2014, following a trial as to the granting of the Final Restraining Order, the Court denied the request. The Court dismissed the Temporary Restraining Order. The contempt charge related to the issuance of the Temporary Restraining Order was dismissed.

.In 2015, due to Ms. Ungar's zealous representation of the client, the request for the issuance of the Final Restraining Order resulted in the dismissal of the Temporary Restraining Order. The contempt charges related to the issuance of the Temporary Restraining Order were dismissed.  The criminal charge of simple assault in the Edison Township Municipal Court was dismissed.

.In 2015, following Ms. Ungar's motion to allow the client into PTI with a second degree possession of a weapons charge, the Court granted the motion over the State's objection. In 2016, the Appellate Division affirmed the decision of the Court in State v. Brian Gundy, Docket No. 
A-004012-14 in an unpublished decision and the New Jersey Supreme Court denied the State's request for certiorari to appeal the Court's decision to the New Jersey Supreme Court. 

.In 2017, due to Ms. Ungar's advocacy for her client, the New Brunswick Municipal Court dismissed a driving while suspended charge during a mandated DWI period where a jail term enhancement was required on the trial date.

.In 2017, as a result of the motion to dismiss the Indictment filed by Ms. Ungar in the Middlesex County Superior Court, the Indictment charging possession of drugs, possession of drugs in a school zone and on public property, possession with intent to distribute drugs and possession of a gun were dismissed against the client.

.In 2018, as a result of Ms. Ungar's diligent representation of her client, the Indictment charging conspiracy to possess drugs, possession of drugs with intent to distribute and distribution of drugs were dismissed against her client in the Middlesex County Superior Court.

.In 2018, through Ms. Ungar's zealous advocacy, the Court granted the motion for admission of the client into PTI over the State's objection 
in the Middlesex County Superior Court. In February, 2019, the Appellate Division remanded the case back to the Court for further consideration.

.In 2018, as a result of Ms. Ungar's involvement, the Indictment charging two counts of conspiracy, first degree robbery, first degree car jacking, theft by unlawful taking, and unlawful possession of a weapon in two counts were dismissed against the client.   

.In 2018, as a result of Ms. Ungar's diligent representation, Not Guilty Verdicts were returned by the jury as to charges of fourth degree  aggravated assault, third degree terroristic threats and second degree unlawful possession of a weapon in Middlesex County Superior Court.

.In 2019, as a result of Ms. Ungar's representation of her client and the filing of motions, the Linden Municipal Court dismissed the DUI charges and related traffic summonses against the client.

.In 2019, as a result of Ms. Ungar's involvement, the charge of simple assault was dismissed by the East Orange Municipal Court.

.In 2019, as a result of Ms. Ungar's representation of the client, the charges of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia were dismissed in the New Brunswick Municipal Court.   






















 .In 2019, through Ms. Ungar's advocacy and representation, the charges of simple assault and criminal mischief were dismissed in the
 New Brunswick Municipal Court.

 .In 2019, due to Ms. Ungar's representation, the charge of calling 911 was dismissed in the New Brunswick Municipal Court.

 .In 2019, through Ms. Ungar's involvement, the charge of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia were dismissed in the Piscataway 
  Municipal Court. 

 .In 2020, Title  IX allegations filed against the client were dismissed administratively.

 .In 2020, charges of theft were downgraded to a petty disorderly persons offense of disorderly conduct in the Middlesex County Superior
  Court.   

 .In 2021, the Appellate Division affirmed the trial court's decision to deny reconsideration of the motion to enforce the plea. In the 
  unpublished opinion of the Appellate Division in State v. Ahmad Muhammed, Docket No.  A-3856-18 and A-5278-18 , the Appellate Division
  affirmed the lower court's decision to enforce a plea agreement with the State.   

HUDSON COUNTY

​ .In 2019, following a two day hearing in Family Court in Hudson County, the grandparents were awarded sole residential physical custody to
  their grandson with joint legal custody shared with the mother of the minor child. Following motions filed later in 2019, the Court denied
  motions for a change of custody and required the prior custody decision to remain.   

MONMOUTH COUNTY

 .In 2013, following two years in litigation, the Court denied the termination of parental rights in the Family Division action.


MORRIS COUNTY

 .In 2020, an Order to show cause was filed due to emergent relief sought from the Court. Following a lengthy three day trial held on Zoom,
  the Court granted the request for the removal of the tenant on December 31, 2020. 

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