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Second Degree Crimes, Felony Charges & Penalties

Second Degree Crime Defense Lawyers Ocean County NJ Second Degree Crimes, Felony Charges & Penalties in Ocean County, NJ Criminal Attorneys Defending 2nd Degree Indictable Offenses in Toms River NJ While some states divide crimes into felonies and misdemeanors, New Jersey categorizes the equivalents into indictable crimes and disorderly persons offenses. Within these two divisions, however, are subcategories of legal violations. For instance, the legal codes grade indictable crimes by severity of the criminal behavior against a victim ...

Read More July 29, 2021

What to Know about Plea Bargaining in New Jersey

Plea Bargaining Defense in Ocean County NJ What to Know about Plea Bargaining in New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys Explain Benefits and Options with Plea Negotiations for Ocean County Criminal Charges If you’ve been charged with a crime in New Jersey, having a qualified criminal defense lawyer to negotiate a plea deal on your behalf may be your best chance to avoid the most severe penalties and stay out of jail. After all, there is always the very real possibility that you will be convicted at trial. If you are innocent of the ...

Read More July 22, 2021

Conditional Dismissal Program NJ

Conditional Dismissal Program to get Charges Dismissed NJ Can I use the Conditional Dismissal Program to have my Charges Dismissed in NJ? Since 2014, New Jersey has offered the conditional dismissal diversionary program in municipal courts. Like its sister program in the Superior Court, the Pre-Trial Intervention Program, the conditional dismissal option for eligible defendants forgoes conviction in lieu of a conditional period of probation. For those accused of disorderly persons and petty disorderly persons offenses, it is often a great option ...

Read More July 15, 2021

Can You Face Criminal Charges for Breaking and Entering in NJ?

Breaking and Entering Charge Toms River NJ Can You Face Criminal Charges for Breaking and Entering in NJ? Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain what Happens when You get Caught Breaking and Entering in Ocean County Breaking and entering, most commonly charged as burglary, occurs when someone enters a structure or remains in a structure without permission to commit a crime or offense (N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2). What is Legally Considered Breaking and Entering in New Jersey For the purposes of burglary, a structure can be anything, such as a ...

Read More July 8, 2021

Aggravating Factors in a DUI and their Impacts in NJ

Aggravating DWI Factors Ocean County NJ Aggravating Factors in a DUI and their Impacts in NJ Don’t drink and drive. Who hasn’t heard that? And yet, people do drive after having a drink or two or more. It may be a matter of poor judgment or the hope that you won’t get caught this time, but it's also easy not to accurately gauge whether you are considered driving over the legal limit in New Jersey. Obviously, drinking and driving can end badly for you and maybe for others too. Not all drunk driving ends in accidents, but some do. ...

Read More July 2, 2021

Top Things to Know when Police are Arresting or Questioning You in NJ

Know Your Rights when under Arrest or Questioned in Ocean County NJ Top Things to Know when Police are Arresting or Questioning You in NJ When you see a police officer coming toward you, it is natural to feel intimidated or frightened, even if you have done nothing illegal. Whether you are on the street, in your car, or at a police station, know your rights when you are questioned by a police officer in New Jersey. The right to an attorney and the Fifth Amendment are essential to protect people in the United States against police overreaching. The law has ...

Read More June 24, 2021

What Happens if You get Charged with Luring in New Jersey?

Local Sex Crime Defense Lawyer for Luring in Ocean County NJ What Happens if You get Charged with Luring in New Jersey? Ocean County Sex Crimes Attorney Discusses Luring and Enticing Allegations While the nation struggled with a global pandemic over the last year, locking people into their homes and on their computers, internet sex crimes against minors rose in New Jersey. Internet exploitation of children includes primarily adults luring minors to send pictures of themselves performing sexual acts, developing relationships with young teens or ...

Read More June 17, 2021

Common Criminal Charges Against Young People in New Jersey

Common Criminal Charges against Young People in New Jersey Common Criminal Charges Against Young People in New Jersey Defense lawyers advising and defending minors and young adults charged with crimes and traffic offenses throughout Ocean County, NJ Teenagers and young adults commonly come into adulthood with confusion that stems from having one foot in each world of childhood and adulthood. Many make mistakes in that transition of growing into adulthood. For example, many high school students go to parties and drink alcohol, which is illegal if ...

Read More June 3, 2021

Reasons Your NJ Driver’s License can be Suspended

Reasons for Driver's License Suspension in NJ Reasons Your NJ Driver's License can be Suspended Driver's License Suspension Defense Lawyers Serving Brick, Toms River, Point Pleasant, and throughout Ocean County Driving in New Jersey is a privilege, not a right. Unfortunately, that means that the state can take away your right to drive at any time – and the consequences of losing your driver’s license in New Jersey could be devastating, especially if it becomes harder for you to get to work every day. The most common reason for a ...

Read More May 26, 2021

Everything You Need to Know about Indictment in New Jersey

Criminal Indictment in Ocean County New Jersey Everything You Need to Know about Indictment in New Jersey When a person is charged with a crime in New Jersey, there is a certain process that needs to be followed before the case goes to trial. A criminal complaint is sent to the county prosecutor’s office, and the prosecutor then decides whether to move forward with the charges. For most serious crimes charged at the state or county level, and for all federal crimes, the defendant must first be indicted by a grand jury. The rules and ...

Read More May 19, 2021

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