DUI Lawyers in Palisades Interstate Park NJ

Charged with DWI on Palisades Interstate Parkway?The borough of Palisades Park is small in terms of its geographic area of less than 2 square miles but very large in terms of its population which has grown to nearly 20,000. It is not to be confused with the Palisades Interstate Park, a 12 mile long and half a mile wide National Historic and National Natural Landmark with 2,500 acres of green space located on the Hudson River. The Palisades Interstate Parkway is among the major roadways in the area, which also has U.S. Routes 1/9, 46, 5, 63, 93, and County Route 501 running through it. With over 28 miles of roadways, Palisades Park is patrolled by officers from several police departments on a regular basis. Palisades Interstate Parkway is also aggressively patrolled by its own police, who issue thousands of charges and tickets every year. As a result, motor vehicle stops and resulting charges for driving under the influence and other traffic and criminal offenses are highly common in the Palisades Interstate Park area. To give you some idea of the sheer number, there were a total of 16,875 cases processed in Palisades Interstate Court between July and February of this year. If you have been arrested for DWI charges on Palisades Interstate Parkway, you should seek knowledgeable legal counsel from an attorney as soon as you can. The Tormey Law Firm houses a team of highly experienced DWI defense lawyers who have successfully handled thousands of criminal and DWI cases, including first offense DWI, driving under the influence of drugs (DUI), and refusal to submit to a breath test in Palisades Interstate Park Court and throughout New Jersey for years. Our founder Travis J. Tormey has earned inclusion among the only DWI attorneys in New Jersey certified on the Alcotest 7110 breath testing device, used to ascertain a driver’s blood alcohol concentration when suspected of driving while intoxicated. He knows the machine and with the help of his team, which includes a former DWI prosecutor and former New Jersey State Trooper who taught at the Police Academy, they know just how to attack to State’s case to get you the best possible result. When facing the consequences of a DUI on Palisades Parkway, get the help you need now by calling (201)-330-4979 for a free consultation with an experienced Palisades Interstate Park DWI lawyer.

Arrested for DWI on Palisades Interstate Parkway

Palisades Interstate Parkway (PIP) is a total of 38.2 miles long but there are approximately 11 miles of the roadway located in New Jersey. The parkway is highly trafficked by people traveling to and from Bergen County, New Jersey to New York City and New York State. The Palisades Interstate Parkway connects in the south in Fort Lee and travels north through several Bergen County municipalities. Only cars and motorcycles are allowed on the parkway and it is patrolled by a separate law enforcement agency called the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department. If you have been charged with DWI or DUI on Palisades Interstate Parkway, your case is actually handled in the the Court of the Palisades Interstate Park, which is a distinct entity from the Palisades Park Municipal Court. The Palisades Interstate Park Court is responsible for hearing all DWI and traffic violations (as well as lower-level criminal charges) issued within the jurisdiction of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission’s New Jersey section. The Palisades Interstate Park Court is located at 1 Alpine Approach Road, Alpine, New Jersey, 07620. Court sessions are held Mondays at 5:30PM, Tuesdays at 9:00AM and 3:00PM, and Thursdays at 5:30PM. The court office can be reached directly by phone at (201)-768-8702 and via email at Courts@PIPPD.org. Judges Dwight de Stefan and Marc Raso hear and decide cases in the court and Anthony Arnone is the prosecutor. You can find additional information about the Palisades Interstate Park Court on the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police website. 

Palisades Interstate Park DWI Defense Attorneys

Just like everywhere else in New Jersey, Palisades Interstate takes driving under the influence charges very seriously. Depending on your specific case, you may face driver’s license suspension for a short period to install interlock on your vehicle and 8 years maximum, in addition to thousands of dollars in fines, mandatory attendance at the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center, community service, and a possible jail term. There are no negotiated pleas in DWI cases in New Jersey, so the consequences you face are unchanging unless you get a dismissal. To find out how the Palisades Interstate Park DWI defense attorneys at The Tormey Law Firm can use our battle-tested defense strategies to fight your charges, contact our office today at (201)-330-4979. Consultations are always provided at no cost to you.


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