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Handling Common Traffic Offenses In The New Jersey Municipal Courts

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Produced on October 08, 2019

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Course Information

Time 1h 17m
Difficulty Beginner
Topics covered in this course: Criminal Litigation

Course Description

Regardless of your type of practice it is likely that at some point in your career you will be asked by either your firm, a family member, or a friend to appear in a municipal court to represent someone in a matter involving either a traffic ticket, a moving violation, or a drug offense. Unfortunately, many people, and even practitioners, sometimes underestimate the difficulties and challenges that one can encounter in a municipal court and although there are many routine cases which are handled on any given day in these courts, there clearly are unexpected difficulties and complications that can arise and, sometimes to the surprise of the citizen or practitioner, there are significant consequences that can be imposed such as suspension of one’s drivers’ license or even imprisonment. Therefore, before you appear in a municipal court, it is important that you have a basic understanding of how these courts work and what types of issues you might encounter. In this course, we will discuss this and more.  

This course is presented by Ken Biedzynski, Esq., who will review legal issues relating to the above topics and also provide and discuss applicable forms that practitioners will need to use to achieve their objectives.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the types of cases constitute “routine” matters in a municipal court
  2. Examine the procedures that an attorney should follow or be aware of when appearing in a municipal court and how these procedures differ from court to court
  3. Discuss key discovery issues and top tips for motion practice
  4. Develop an effective trial strategy and explore how to handle appeals

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Kenneth Biedzynski

Law Offices of Goldzweig, Green, Eiger & Biedzynski, L.L.C.

Ken Biedzynski is a law partner with the law offices of Goldzweig, Green, Eiger & Biedzynski, LLC, in the firm’s Freehold, New Jersey, office. Mr. Biedzynski is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and he has been so since 1993. His practice specializes in landlord-tenant law and he has represented various local and national property management companies, residential landlords, residential tenants, commercial landlords, as well as commercial tenants in his 24 years of practicing law. Mr. Biedzynski also serves as special counsel to Marlboro Township (Monmouth County, New Jersey) in affordable housing matters and he has been in that capacity since 2008.

In representing both residential and commercial landlords and tenants, Mr. Biedzynski has drafted numerous residential and commercial leases and he has also litigated various landlord-tenant cases in many counties throughout the State of New Jersey. He has represented clients relating to regulatory matters for subsidized housing, represented clients in rent controlled communities, represented mobile home communities, prosecuted various types of eviction actions under New Jersey’s Anti-Eviction Act, and, handled and defended various post-eviction proceedings against both residential and commercial tenants.

In addition to performing transactional work and litigating various landlord-tenant matters, Mr. Biedzynski also has an extensive legal writing background. He has authored numerous articles for West’s American Jurisprudence 2d and Illinois Practice and he also has written numerous law review articles for Seton Hall School of Law, the University of Miami, as well as written articles for the New Jersey Apartment Association.


Richard H.

This class could be longer (2-3 hours.) It just touches on the basics of Municipal Court practice, but it was well done.

Michael S.

great info

Timothy O.

Interesting course, especially from a prosecutor's perspective.

Martin B.

Best presentation of municipal law and practice I have ever viewed.

Edward E.

This was my fist course. I was very happy with the instructor

Liza L.

Pleased with all three NJ seminars. Exceptional, well prepared practitioners. The delivery of this presentation was professional and flawless. Now, I’m a satisfied customer.

Judith R.

One of the best courses you have offered; great presenter and presentation.

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