2053 Woodbridge Avenue - Edison, NJ 08817

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

NJ Laws Email Newsletter E339

NJ Laws Email Newsletter E339
Kenneth Vercammen, Attorney at Law

June 8, 2010


In This Issue:


3. LUNCH AND LAW.. JUNE 23; 12:15PM




Office Phone Number:

(732) 572-0500



1. Korean Speaking Not Defense to Refusal and Defense Should File Suppression Motion.
State v. Kim412 NJ Super. 260 (App. Div. 2010)

Defendant's conviction for refusal to submit breath samples, N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.2
and N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.4a, 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.

2. 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.

3. 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, 2nd floor, Edison,
NJ 08817

COST: Free if you pre-register. Complimentary Sandwiches to pre-registered 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.

Co-Sponsor: Middlesex County Estate Planning Council

To attend or for Information: Mike McDonald 732-572-0500

or email kenvnjlaws@verizon.net [mailto:kenvnjlaws@verizon.net]

Can't attend? We can email you materials

Send email to kenvnjlaws@verizon.net [mailto:kenvnjlaws@verizon.net]

4. 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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