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I can't thank Mr. Pietruska enough for getting me out of a bad situation I put myself in. I was charged with DUI in a central New Jersey town. I had been drinking at my local bar and while I was buzzed I was not wasted, I got in my car to head home and I end up passing some buddies hanging outside a friend's house on a residential side street I pull over and stupidly park facing the wrong way and greet my friends. I then get out and continue to get my drink on standing right in front of my buddies house. About 20 minutes later the cops come and of course they ask us all if we have been drinking, which its obvious we have as some of us are holding our beer bottles. They then turn their attention to me when they see my car parked the wring way. They give me a field sobriety test and arrest me for DUI. I consulted with Mr. Pietruska and three other lawyers. They all told me I was facing 3 to 7 months suspension at a minimum but only Mr. Pietruska questioned whether the arrest and charges were valid. I really liked what I heard so I went with him. He said that the police did not have probable cause to arrest me for DUI as they never saw me actually driving. Despite the fact that the police said I "had to get there somehow", he went to court with me 3 times and finally convinced the judge and prosecutor to throw the charges out saying the state could not prove that I had been drinking before I parked the car the wrong way. I paid the court nothing, zip, nada. I have learned my lesson and won't be drinking and driving again. If you ever need a lawyer , this guy is good, really good and knows his way around a courtroom.
So I did something really not smart and passed a school bus. The nice officer pulled me over and berated me and then handed me a 5 point "passing a school bus" ticket as well as tickets for having no front license plate, a headlight out and window tint. I went to court with Stan and he was able to convince the prosecutor that she should not mess up my license with a bunch of points. He got my ticket changed to a no point ticket with $150 fine and the other three tickets were dismissed. I definitely recommend Stan if you find yourself needing to go to court to fight tickets.
Stanley Pietruska is a very well respected and established attorney. He is very talented, thorough and is excellent in litigation. Fantastic professional and a wonderful lawyer!
I hate to admit it but me and my family have used more than our share of lawyers for both accidents and criminal issues. I dont think Im an expert but I know my way in the system. Recently I got a weed charge and Mr. Stanley was able to get it downgraded to just a disorderly conduct. He was real reasonable on the money front and I needed him to come thru for me as I would lose my job if I have a drug charge on my record. Thank you Mr. Stanley!
He is a cheap lawyer, which means he will do little to no work. He claims he has connections but doesn't. This lawyer acts more like a buddy than a professional lawyer. We went to court and I spoke to the judge more than my lawyer. He got me a deal that I could of gotten myself. Seriously save your money up for a real lawyer or get a public defendant. He is a waste of time and money.
Last year, two buddies and me were driving on Route 80 in NJ when we were stopped by the State Police. The driver had a bag of weed on him and there was a bag on the front seat floor and on the back seat floor. The New Jersey State Police charged all three of us with simple possession of marijuana. The three of us hired different lawyers to represent us with me hiring Mr. Pietruska. He reviewed the discovery package and noticed that the State Police only tested one of the three bags. My two friends lawyers didn't notice this fact and their lawyers told them to plead guilty and go into a pretrial program with fines of over $1200! When we all went into court, my two friends did just that and plead guilty to the Judge. My lawyer, Mr. Pietruska then told the Judge that the prosecutor would need to dismiss my case because the prosecutor could only prove beyond a reasonable doubt that there was one bag of weed and could not possibly prove who had the bag and that there were already my two friends both pleading to it! Needless to say, the prosecutor had no choice but to agree with Mr. Pietruska's assertion and the Judge promptly dismissed the charges against me! If you are ever in need of a lawyer who is really smart, has very reasonable prices and always has your back you need to call Mr. Stan the Man.
I had a car accident in 2010 and consulted with several lawyers who told me I had a tough case as I have limited ability to sue on my insurance policy. A coworker referred me to Mr. Pietruska, He was easy to deal with, always had time for me and was not afraid to slug it out with the insurance company. He was able to get the other person's entire policy paid to me. Stan is the man! I highly recommend him if you or a family member has a car accident and want a super high quality lawyer. He is the best lawyer my family or I have ever used.
I had a bad driving record which caused me to lose my license years ago. I went to 3 others lawyers who were unable to get my record cleaned up. A friend recommended Mr. Pietruska and he was able to get my driving record cleaned up and my New Jersey driving priviledges were restored.