Category: Misdemeanor

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New Jersey criminal law can be confusing, especially regarding what certain criminal charges are called. Two such terms are disorderly persons and disorderly conduct. While these phrases might sound similar, they represent different charges and carry distinct potential consequences. Understanding these differences is crucial if you face either of these charges. Differences Between Disorderly Persons […]

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Disorderly conduct is one of the most commonly charged crimes in New Jersey. This article answers several frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about disorderly conduct. Our criminal defense lawyers explain some common reasons why disorderly conduct is charged, the type of crime disorderly conduct is considered in NJ, whether disorderly conduct charges can be dropped, and […]

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Municipal Court Defense Lawyers in Point Pleasant, NJ People go to the Shore to have a good time, but cutting loose can have a downside. If you frequently visit Jersey Shore towns like Point Pleasant, Long Beach Township, Mantaloking, Seaside Heights, Lavallette, or other shore communities, you may have occasionally had a little too much […]


Joyriding Lawyers in Edison NJ The offense of joyriding in New Jersey can cost you both your financial and personal freedom. This is because the offense, also referred to as Unlawful Taking Means of Conveyance under N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11, is more often than not filed as an indictable crime. Such crimes open you up to a […]

Indictable Offenses vs. Disorderly Persons Offenses vs. Ordinances Our law office often retains clients who, upon receiving a summons, are unsure of the magnitude or seriousness of their offense. If you are unsure of the difference between an ordinance, a disorderly persons offense, and an indictable offense, hopefully this will clear things up for you. […]