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When Juvenile Charges Become Adult Charges

July 19th, 2018

Juvenile charges in New Jersey can be intimidating because they have the potential to be considered adult charges. The state of New Jersey considers a person juvenile if he or she is 17 years of age or younger. Because juveniles are still developing psychologically, they will generally receive a lighter sentence than an adult would […]

Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana

July 12th, 2018

The question on the mind of every New Jersey resident is, “Should the state legalize marijuana?” A hot topic in the United States has been the legalization of cannabis. Fortunately, there are real-life examples of the pros and cons of allowing recreational use of this drug. So far, nine states have made it legal for […]

Minor in Possession? Don’t Fight the Charges Alone

July 5th, 2018

A minor in possession charge can be difficult to address without the help of a New Jersey attorney. The state of New Jersey has specific penalties for minors in possession. A New Jersey attorney can help you understand the law, your charges, and next steps. Specifics of a Minor in Possession Charge In New Jersey, […]

Five Reasons to Hire a New Jersey DUI Attorney for Your Case

June 28th, 2018

A New Jersey attorney is knowledgeable about the complicated aspects of a New Jersey DUI. Although a DUI is not a “criminal act” in New Jersey, it can still result in severe and harsh penalties. A DUI attorney can help you understand your charges and protect you from undesirable consequences. Keep reading to learn five […]

How Drunk Driving Costs You Money Over Time

June 21st, 2018

While there are several reasons why a DUI (driving under the influence) charge is something you should avoid, the drunk driving cost alone should deter you. A DUI is characterized in New Jersey as a penalty with steep fines (Barry DUI). Furthermore, the impact of a DUI on your day to day life can add […]

Types of Disorderly Persons Charges in New Jersey

June 14th, 2018

Facing a disorderly persons charge is often upsetting. However, it is important to be clear about what the charge means. In New Jersey, especially, this type of citation encompasses many behaviors. For this reason, it’s imperative that you know your rights. You can start by learning what behaviors are considered illegal under the New Jersey […]

What You Should Know About Juvenile Disorderly Persons Charges

June 7th, 2018

When your child faces a legal offense of any kind, it can be hard on your family. It is scary not knowing the consequences, or even which steps you need to take to protect the future of your child. Thankfully, attorney David C. Barry has plenty of experience with juvenile offenses, including juvenile disorderly persons […]

DWI vs. DWI Per Se in New Jersey

May 31st, 2018

Legal terms can get confusing and overwhelming, especially when it involves a DWI in New Jersey. Primarily, a single offense can come with a wide range of possible penalties. Likewise, the law is full of acronyms that often overlap and bleed into one another. One example comes from New Jersey’s DWI and DWI per se […]

Medical Marijuana vs. Recreational Marijuana: Why You Need to Know the Difference

May 24th, 2018

New Jersey is attempting to add more green to the state. However, we don’t mean color. The Garden State is looking to increase the availability of marijuana, including both medical and recreational use. Recently, Gov. Phil Murphy revitalized the state’s medical marijuana program, and he is currently working to legalize adult recreational use as well. […]

What is a Disorderly Persons Offense

May 17th, 2018

The idea of a Disorderly Persons Offense can seem vague and confusing, especially in New Jersey, where the surrounding laws become a bit complicated. David C. Barry and his team have spent years studying these laws. Let us help you clear up some of the misinformation. Disorderly Persons Offense: An Umbrella Term Think of a […]