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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 […]

The Most Common New Jersey Traffic Violations

May 8th, 2018

Even though the 50 states of the USA claim to be united, when it comes to traffic violations, they can sometimes operate very differently from one another. This is especially true in New Jersey. If you live here now or plan to in the future, it’s crucial that you understand the most common New Jersey […]

What You Need to Know About New Jersey’s Drug Laws

April 30th, 2018

Drugs laws are different in all fifty states. Some drugs are illegal in every state, but the penalties for possession and distribution vary. It’s imperative to understand your state’s laws and penalties. If you want to learn more about New Jersey Drug Laws, then start with the information below.   New Jersey Drug Laws Are […]

The Pros and Cons of NJ’s Treatment of DUIs in Traffic Court

April 23rd, 2018

A DUI (driving under the influence) in New Jersey – unlike in most other states – is a traffic violation and not a misdemeanor or felony. As such, New Jersey’s process of trying DUI cases is distinctive. Traffic violations in New Jersey are tried by judges in traffic court and not by juries, which can […]

Seeking Legal Advice After Traffic Violations

April 23rd, 2018

Most people don’t realize the importance of seeking legal advice after traffic violations. Assuming that you are required to accept your punishment and deal with the consequences is a costly mistake.  It’s important to realize that a good attorney can help you understand the situation clearly and possibly save you thousands of dollars and possible […]

Prescription Drugs and DWI – What You Need to Know

April 16th, 2018

While street drugs are obviously dangerous and potentially addictive, many prescription drugs are similarly poised. In fact, the National Institute on Drug Abuse confirms how serious the abuse of prescription drugs has become in the United States. Driving while on prescription medication can land you a DWI (driving while intoxicated) and if you need assistance, […]