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ignition interlock

If you got arrested and were subsequently convicted of DWI in New Jersey or refusal to take a breathalyzer test, you are familiar with the ignition interlock device. But did you know that there is an additional criminal charge under NJ law that punishes people for failure to install an ignition interlock device in a motor vehicle or […]

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It is against the law to employ a juvenile in a drug distribution scheme in New Jersey. This is a unique offense that goes beyond merely engaging in an illegal drug transaction because state lawmakers wanted to discourage adults from corrupting minors by engaging them in unlawful and potentially dangerous activity. As a result, the […]

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Criminal Law Attorneys Explore Unlawful Searches and Seizures in NJ We live in a society that prizes privacy and independence. From the source of United States law come guarantees of liberty, life, happiness, and by implication, privacy. The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution protects people from unwarranted intrusions by the state or government. It protects […]

using phone and eating while driving

A young driver goofing around with their friends turns the steering wheel wildly left and right to make the passengers fall into each other, screaming and laughing. And yet, another young driver driving their new fast car revs their engine to challenge another car idling beside them at a light. When the light changes, both […]

veterans diversion program

Although a prison sentence is sometimes considered necessary for individuals who have been charged with crimes, the reality is that spending time in prison often leads to recidivism, and a lot of people can benefit from a criminal justice system that emphasizes treatment and rehabilitation over punishment and incarceration. The Veterans Diversion Program (VDP) exists so that […]

Have You Been Charged With a Drug Crime as a First Offender in New Jersey? Know Your Options Anyone who has been charged with a drug crime in New Jersey probably understands just how serious the situation is. Even when the person being charged is a first-time offender with no prior criminal record, the consequences […]

open container while driving

Found With an Open Container of Liquor or Another Alcoholic Beverage in NJ? Although the days of Prohibition are long over and adults are allowed to enjoy alcoholic beverages in New Jersey and elsewhere, there are still laws that prevent people from having an open container of alcohol inside a motor vehicle. This applies to […]

Shoplifting Lawyers

Charged with Shoplifting in Point Pleasant, New Jersey Though known for a beach vacation getaway spot, Point Pleasant offers visitors many entertainment possibilities all year round. For example, Downtown is an explosion of custom antique shops and boutiques, among the array of hotels, restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops. Residents and visitors celebrate the sea and […]

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When a minor gets into legal trouble, the community often takes responsibility to address the problem. The local police may advise the youth or call the youth’s parents to counsel and discipline the child. Community outreach organizations for troubled youth may play a part, and neighbors may watch out for the minor, especially if the […]

gun and handcuffs

After getting released from jail for illegal possession of a firearm, you face the reality that your predicament has potentially severe consequences. You did not realize that New Jersey laws are strict when it comes to having a gun without a permit. In fact, you may be sentenced to mandatory prison time if convicted and […]