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New Jersey to Educate Drivers About Being Pulled Over

Motor vehicle stops happen to be the number one way that Americans come into contact with police. New Jersey drivers will shortly be given more information about all of their responsibilities, rights and liberties during traffic stops. «more»

By |2021-01-11T13:59:01-04:00January 11th, 2021|Automobile Litigation, Criminal Defense, DUI, New Jersey motor vehicle accident attorney|Comments Off on New Jersey to Educate Drivers About Being Pulled Over

NJ War On Drugs

Will Communities Targeted by War on Drugs in NJ Receive Reparations Payments to support social justice reforms, funding health, legal aid, literacy workforce training? On election day last month, the citizens of New Jersey voted to legalize recreational marijuana via amendment to the state constitution, making New Jersey the first state in the Mid-Atlantic region «more»

By |2020-12-29T16:18:00-04:00January 4th, 2021|Criminal Defense, Firm News|Comments Off on NJ War On Drugs

Top 10 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Criminal Defense in New Jersey

Email me Report on the Top 10 Mistakes that Kill NJ Criminal Defenses Now! Perfect! Just fill out the form below to make sure you check your email immediately to receive your report about the Top 10 Mistakes that Kill a NJ Criminal Defense! The author Howard Lesnik is a board-certified criminal trial «more»

By |2020-12-26T16:34:41-04:00December 17th, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Top 10 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Criminal Defense in New Jersey

New Jersey to Resume Trials with Virtual Jury Selection

The Covid-19 pandemic abruptly shut down all New Jersey courts in March 2020. The wheels of justice screeched to a halt and all municipal, criminal and civil proceedings were put on hold for the health crisis. This left the courthouse doors closed for all litigants in New Jersey. No in-person proceedings where permitted and the «more»

By |2020-10-14T21:21:17-04:00October 14th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Firm News|Comments Off on New Jersey to Resume Trials with Virtual Jury Selection

New Jersey Disorderly Persons Offense Charges

A disorderly persons offense is the type of criminal charge in the New Jersey legal system that would in many other states be classified as a misdemeanor; a step below a felony charge in severity, but still carrying the potential for jail time, fines, and a criminal record that can impact a person’s professional and «more»

By |2020-12-26T16:19:53-04:00September 1st, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on New Jersey Disorderly Persons Offense Charges

Wrongful Death and Criminal Charges: NJ Senate Passes New Hazing Bill

Traditions and rituals form the framework on which culture rests; they foster and reinforce group identity and create continuity with the past. But not all rituals and traditions are valuable, acceptable, or safe. Hazing rituals, often associated with college fraternities and school sports teams, are generally humiliating, often dangerous, and – as the 2017 death «more»

By |2020-07-03T15:23:32-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Criminal Defense, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Wrongful Death and Criminal Charges: NJ Senate Passes New Hazing Bill

Resisting Arrest Charges in NJ

Resisting Arrest Charges in NJ If you fail to go quietly along with police officers when they are trying to arrest you, it is considered ‘resisting arrest.’ These charges often come about through a misunderstanding, but the penalties for this charge in New Jersey can be quite severe. If you are convicted of this charge, «more»

By |2021-01-11T20:56:00-04:00June 1st, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Resisting Arrest Charges in NJ

Compassionate Release for New Jersey Inmates

The NJ Supreme Court Order The New Jersey Supreme Court issued an order on March 22, 2020, which allowed the suspension or termination of county jail sentences for many  inmates. This order was entered after an agreement was reached between the New Jersey Attorney General, the ACLU, the County Prosecutors, and the Public Defender. As «more»

By |2021-01-11T20:56:53-04:00April 20th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Firm News|Comments Off on Compassionate Release for New Jersey Inmates

How Does The COVID-19 Outbreak Affect My Criminal Case in NJ?

On March 21, 2020, New Jersey’s governor signed an Order requiring everyone to stay at home in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to “flatten the curve.” This means that everyone must stay home and quarantine, unless they need essential services, medical attention, or are employed as essential workers for NJ. «more»

By |2021-01-11T20:57:56-04:00March 28th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Firm News|Comments Off on How Does The COVID-19 Outbreak Affect My Criminal Case in NJ?

Do You Need A Lawyer For Municipal Court?

No one is required to hire a lawyer to appear for your case in municipal court. However, many traffic and criminal offenses carry serious penalties. You should always consult with an attorney to discuss the penalties you may face before you appear in municipal court. Just like you would never operate on yourself if you «more»

By |2021-01-11T21:01:36-04:00January 9th, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Do You Need A Lawyer For Municipal Court?