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Another great result via virtual court today. Many court sessions are being conducted using the zoom application.
Client was charged with drunk driving and assault by auto. Our clients had a passenger in his vehicle at the time and the jaws of life were required to free the woman from the wrecka...

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The police went on a hiatus of sorts the last three months and barely stopped vehicles even doing the most egregious acts. This is no longer the case. Drunk driving arrests have dramatically increased in the last three weeks. If you find yourself caught up in the crackdown, call immediately. ...

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Another satisfied client regarding a domestic violence restraining order. Our client had been repeatedly harrassed by his ex and put in fear of having criminal charges filed against him.

After showing evidence at trial that the ex was unstable and had even slit her arm in front of my client, the...

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Another great result this week in a court in Hudson.

Client was charged with his first offense of driving while intoxicated and facing a multitude of penalties.

After reviewing all the evidence the prosecutor intended to use to convict said client, john appello was able to convince the prosecut...

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The Appello Law Firm specializes in drunk driving and criminal defense. Mr. Appello also serves as public defender in several municipalities in Northern Jersey.

If charged in New Jersey, be sure to hire legal counsel that focuses on the area of law you require representation.

Mr. Appello is no...

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Another great result in North Jersey this past week. DWI charges dismissed after extensive negotiations with the State.

Know your rights. Hire an attorney that routinely deals with aggressive bullies both inside and outside the court room.


Great result representing a male client finalizing a restraining order against a woman he had recently started dating. The woman continuously harrassed our client by sending texts at all hours of the day. Our client didn't feel safe as the woman demonstrated on several occasions she was unstabl...

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2 weeks ago
John is a very professional and amazing lawyer! He helped me out big time!! I would recommend him to anyone that needs help!! Thank you so much Appello Law Firm!! More then 5 stars in my book!!
- Matthew M
9 months ago
I was suggested The Appello Law Firm by a close friend of mine, and let me reveal to you it was the best choice I made. He clarified everything straightforward, made everything clear, and obtained the result we wanted. Certainly would recommend to other people. Thanks Once again!
- Ohanny J
9 months ago
John of The Appello Law Firm took my DWI case. From day one he said not to worry he would handle ANY problems that arose. I Was given his number by a friend that he also helped. I recommend to everybody!!!! THANKS JOHN tonight I can sleep thanks to you
- Frank Q

Criminal and Drunk Driving Defense

The Appello Law Firm is not a "jack of all trades" law firm.  The firm specializes in criminal and drunk driving defense and has handled thousands of cases in the past decade.

We are well known for our relentless criminal and drunk driving defense in Northern New Jersey. 

Do not make the mistake of hiring a law firm that does not specialize in the area of law you require representation.


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