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Get in touch with your attorney to answer your questions and address your concerns. It is not uncommon to have multiple court appearances on cases as serious as yours. As to what impact the multiple court appearances will have, again you need to talk with your attorney. Put your requests in writing so you have a paper trail and document when you contacted them. The school zone makes the DWI penalties more severe if convicted. Good luck with your case.
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The State has 90 days to charge you with a school zone violation. If your lawyer does not know this, then find a new lawyer. Now with regards to the delay. Delay can be a good thing. Many good lawyers have cases which are 4 to 8 months old. My oldest case is almost 600 days old, but that is because we had some appeals to the Appellate Division in that case. Feel free to call me at 732-286-2700 to discuss your case in detail.
Discuss with your lawyer ASAP - thats why you are paying him or her. Sometimes a delay is good... but it should not be because your case is not a priority to the attorney. Good luck.
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