DUI / DWI Defense

N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 DWI, DUI & Refusal Charges Driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, and refusal to perform a breath test, are all serious traffic offenses in New Jersey. New Jersey drinking and driving laws impose severe penalties for individuals who are found guilty of drunk driving. Under the New Jersey DWI statute, N.J.S.A. 39:4-50: No person […]

Traffic Offenses

Traffic Offense If you have received a summons or ticket for a traffic offense from a Law Enforcement Officer contact Ray Raya for a free initial consultation. Client education is crucial for providing effective criminal defense and achieving the best possible results in all traffic offense cases including: Driving while suspended Driving without insurance Eluding a police officer Failure […]

Criminal Defense

Criminal Legal Process and Your Rights For most defendants and their families, facing the criminal justice system can feel overwhelming and intimidating. Whether you have been charged with a crime in the past or you are experiencing the force of the law for the first time, you want to know your rights, what to expect, […]

Municipal Court

Municipal Court Cases It is through the Municipal Courts that most citizens in the State come into contact with the judicial system, either as a defendant, a victim, or a witness. Since most citizens will never appear before another court, it is from their experience in the Municipal Courts that most people base their conclusions […]

Personal Injury

Personal Injury The legal definition of a personal injury is an injury to your body, mind or emotions.  It is not an injury to physical property.  Personal injury covers physical harm, such as broken bones, bruises, or any serious injury sustained in an accident.  It also includes the emotional and psychological injury you experienced as […]


Expungement A record of an arrest or conviction can haunt a person forever. Applications for college, other schools, jobs, professional licenses and military service often ask about criminal records. Many people can solve this problem because they are eligible for Expungement of their New Jersey criminal records. New Jersey law provides a limited right to […]