James Sayegh devotes the majority of his practice to Criminal Defense and the... more
James Sayegh devotes the majority of his practice to Criminal Defense and the representation of individuals facing criminal prosecution at the State and local level for violations including, but not limited to, Drug Crimes, Firearms / Weapon Charges, Violent Crimes, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence (Restraining Orders), White Collar Crimes, Burglary, Theft and Other Property Crimes. In additio... view profile
Ms. Pivawer has more than20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Helfand... more
Ms. Pivawer has more than20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Helfand Associates in 1999, Ms. Pivawer served as an Assistant Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Newark, and Assistant Corporation Counsel, Litigation Division for the City of Newark. She also worked for a plaintiffs personal injury and workers compensation firm, Friedman Friedman for three years. Before beginning her ... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.