Categories for Assault and Threat Crimes

Criminal Background Checks: Are Arrest Records in New Jersey Public?

July 29, 2021
Criminal Background Checks: Are Arrest Records in New Jersey Public?

Can I Get a Copy of My Criminal Record or Check Someone Else’s? Job seekers with criminal records have rights and often worry about the negative impact an arrest record may have on future employment opportunities. Unless your records were expunged, anyone with internet access can potentially view your criminal history or make it available […]

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How the Timeline of the Indictment Process is Handled in New Jersey

July 14, 2021
How a Quick Indictment Process Handled in New Jersey

An indictment is a procedure through which it is decided if official criminal charges will be placed on a defendant. Fortunately, we live in a country where we are innocent until proven guilty, and we have the right to a speedy trial.  New Jersey recently revamped its processing procedures for criminal cases and has practically […]

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Burden of Proof & Proving Your Innocence when Facing Criminal Charges in NJ

June 18, 2021
Burden of Proof & Proving Your Innocence When Charged with a Crime in NJ

If you are innocent and charged with a criminal offense, you can’t put a price on your freedom or future. If you or someone you love faces criminal charges, consult an experienced and aggressive New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with extensive trial experience to prove your or their innocence by all means available immediately. Being […]

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Eluding Police: A 2nd or 3rd Degree Charge?

June 12, 2021
Eluding Police: A 2nd or 3rd Degree Charge?

Eluding police is a felony charge in Middletown, Eatontown, Freehold, Hazlet, Holmdel, Howell, and the Monmouth County Area that can be considered a second or third degree crime. Eluding police is a felony in New Jersey that can be either a second or third degree crime. The key distinction between a second and third degree […]

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What is the difference between an infraction, a misdemeanor, and a felony?

April 26, 2021
What is the difference between an infraction, a misdemeanor, and a felony?

Skilled Attorneys Providing Representation in Asbury Park, Belmar, Colts Neck, Middletown, Eatontown, Freehold, Hazlet, Holmdel, Howell, Lake Como, and across Monmouth County Area When one is charged with a crime, varying degrees of offense are associated with that charge, depending on the severity of the crime. In New Jersey, one can be charged with an […]

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Crime Rates Down Amid Covid-19 Pandemic in New Jersey

March 19, 2021
Crime Rates Down Amid Covid-19 Pandemic in New Jersey

Criminal Attorneys Serving Clients in Long Branch, Shrewsbury, Belmar, Tinton Falls and across Monmouth County. The Covid-19 pandemic has been a force that has wrought havoc on many of the systems in place in the world, from healthcare to judicial to education. The collective shift to a new normal has thrust most individuals into reflection […]

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New Jersey Covid-19 Inmate Time Credits Bill Becomes Law

March 11, 2021
New Jersey Covid-19 Inmate Time Credits Bill Becomes Law

New Jersey took another step toward becoming one of the leading states in progressive justice reform. In October, with Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of several bills that release from incarceration terminally ill inmates; establishing a fund to support released inmates in their process of rehabilitation into society; making a youth’s age a determining factor in […]

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When Can Police Search Your Car in New Jersey?

December 5, 2020
When Can Police Search Your Car in New Jersey?

The following paragraphs contain a case law that explains the issues surrounding searches, seizures, and arrests in a motor vehicle context and demonstrates the potential complexity involved in protecting your rights. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees the “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects […]

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Pretrial Detention, Poverty & Bail in the U.S.

January 7, 2020
Poverty & Bail Legal Consequences in the United States

Poverty is the primary factor in determining an individual’s legal consequences according to a Human Rights Watch report This report called “The Price of Freedom,” compiled by Human Rights Watch confirmed and bolstered by other studies conducted by experts from Harvard, Stanford, and Princeton which also found that holding individuals in jail before their trial […]

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The Definition and Implications of an Indictment in Monmouth County NJ

November 14, 2019
The Definition and Implications of an Indictment in Monmouth County NJ

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Clients Facing Indictments in West Long Branch, Red Bank, Tinton Falls and across the Monmouth County area. Indictment is the legal term for a formal accusation of a crime. According to the 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a person may not be held for a capital crime unless they have […]

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