Legal Question in DUI Law in New Jersey

Can a judge change his terms on a sentence ? Example (2year suspension to one year) after he ruled on it ?

Asked on 10/25/13, 10:59 am

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David Polsky Law Offices of David W. Polsky
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There are typically guidelines for sentencing which a Judge must follow. This includes a range of penalties for suspensions jail etc. if you were sentenced to a 2 year suspension, and the guidelines for your offense had a range which could be 1,year then you would have a right to reopen the matter for a hearing to request a reconsideration for a sentence. Typically this would only be granted for new information being submitted or some exceptional reason.

However, if 2 years would be the mandatory minimum for your offenses then that suspension could never be lowered.

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10/26/13, 4:00 am

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