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From Happy Hour to Handcuffs

November 22nd, 2017

We all enjoy going out for happy hour or a celebratory dinner with our coworkers – it IS happy hour after all. Even the happiest plans, however, sometimes go awry. If you are headed out after work, always put safety first and curtail your drinking if you’re also going to be driving. Setting the Scene […]

Over 20k DUI Cases Under Review for Improper Testing

November 14th, 2017

When the police suspect that a driver is under the influence of alcohol, they have a variety of ways to gather evidence, ranging from simple observation to the chemical testing of the driver’s blood, breath, or urine. One of the tests commonly performed during a traffic stop is a breath test, which in New Jersey […]

Judge, Jury and …Prosecutor?

November 10th, 2017

Two cousins will receive $575,000 and a new trial in Linden, New Jersey after a court found their civil rights were violated in a case from 2010. The criminal justice system involves many different players to ensure that the rights of defendants are adequately protected. The prosecutor represents the state in bringing charges and working […]

Could Mental Health Court Be Next in NJ?

November 1st, 2017

The country’s first mental health court was established twenty years ago in Florida. Since then, about 300 counties across the United States have adopted similarly innovative and progressive mental health courts. The statistics related to inmates who suffer from mental illness are significant. The Statistics Statistics out of the Bureau of Justice reveal some startling […]

Are There Different DWI Laws for Motorcyclists?

October 26th, 2017

Bikers love the freedom of the open road, but bikers also face higher risks of sustaining accident-associated injuries while riding. It follows that motorcyclists should take extra safety precautions, but this, unfortunately, is not always the case. In fact, many bikers face driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges each year. New Jersey Motorcyclists If you ride […]

Expungement vs Dismissal

October 17th, 2017

In New Jersey, a crime conviction can be expunged, which is the only way to truly clear it from your record. A dismissal, on the other hand, may lull you into thinking the issue has been taken care of, but it doesn’t necessarily remove the charge from your record. It’s in your best interest to […]

Mind Your Manners in and out of the Courtroom

October 11th, 2017

Courtrooms are no place to go rogue when it comes to minding your manners. Courtrooms, in fact, are bastions of civility, and good courtroom manners are highly valued. Do yourself a favor and mind your p’s and q’s when you’re in a courtroom. For good measure, why not make good manners part of your daily […]

The Right to Discovery

October 3rd, 2017

If you’re facing New Jersey criminal charges, you have rights, which include the right to obtain certain evidence and information. This is known as the right to discovery, and it generally means that you, as the defendant, have the right to review the prosecution’s evidence before going to trial. In fact, the prosecutorial duty to […]

Detention vs. Arrest

September 27th, 2017

The difference between detention and arrest can be dramatic. Your rights in these separate scenarios can differ significantly. To detain you, an officer need only possess reasonable suspicion. To arrest you, on the other hand, an officer needs probable cause. The level of cause for detention and for arrest are distinct and are worth exploring. […]

What Is Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon?

September 19th, 2017

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon is a serious criminal charge that comes with serious consequences. These crimes range from second to fourth degree, and your defense will almost certainly be complicated. If you’ve been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, seek experienced legal counsel immediately. Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon An […]