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FAQs when You get Arrested in New Jersey from Out of State

Arrested in NJ from Out of State FAQs when You get Arrested in New Jersey from Out of State You came to New Jersey, whether for work, to visit family, on vacation, or merely to get to someplace else, but you got arrested. Now, you're unsure what to do and what you are confronting as an out of state resident charged with a criminal offense or DWI. You and so many people like you face a host of intimidating questions when facing charges in NJ while here from another state. This is particularly common at the Jersey Shore, ...

Read More October 20, 2021

Main Reasons to Hire a Criminal Attorney 

Should I Hire a Criminal Attorney in Toms River NJ Main Reasons to Hire a Criminal Attorney So you got arrested, now what? Should you hire a criminal lawyer to defend you? While you may think that the punishment is strict and etched in stone, you may also be wrong about what you can do with the help of a criminal defense attorney. If you are facing criminal charges, consider enlisting the help of a legal partner by your side as you defend yourself against the prosecutor’s charges. Not only will you gain protection and advantage over a ...

Read More October 7, 2021

Extreme Risk Protective Orders vs. Gun Rights

Need a Lawyer for Extreme Risk Protection Order Toms River NJ Extreme Risk Protective Orders vs. Gun Rights Extreme Risk Protective Order Attorney in Ocean County, NJ The right to bear arms is protected by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, but there are limitations and restrictions on this right in certain circumstances. One such example is extreme risk protective orders in New Jersey, referred to in the public discourse as red flag laws. In 2018, New Jersey lawmakers made the state’s already-tough gun laws even tougher by passing the ...

Read More September 22, 2021

The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) in NJ Explained

Local Ocean NJ Intensive Supervision Program Lawyer The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) in NJ Explained In the eyes of the law in New Jersey, not all prisoners are alike. True, they all serve time for criminal convictions, but the variability of crimes, circumstances, criminal history, and individual characteristics means not everyone in prison is seen in the same way. In essence, the state operates such that public safety concerns are greater for violent offenders over non-violent offenders and that overcrowded prisons must prioritize ...

Read More September 16, 2021

Cyber Harassment Charges & Penalties in NJ

Cyber Harassment NJSA 2C:33-4.1 Charge Cyber Harassment Charges & Penalties in NJ What it means to be Accused of Cyber Harassment or Cyber Stalking in Ocean County, New Jersey In this day and age, people spend countless hours online, on computers, and on phones. Based on the prevalence of internet use and social media, the web is like a new stomping ground for criminal offenses. Whether you do or do not know the person you threaten or harass on a social media site or via email or text, you must beware that you could be ...

Read More September 9, 2021

New Jersey Computer & Internet Crime Charges

Computer Crime Defense Attorney Point Pleasant NJ Facing Computer & Internet Crime Charges in New Jersey The internet is like the wild west centuries ago. It feels like there are no boundaries, as anyone can post anything on the internet, like advertising, business promotions, educational courses, social sites, dating places, personal banking, and just about everything you can do in person. With just about everyone on the internet, it comes as no surprise that the internet is rife with crime. Sometimes called computer or cybercrime, ...

Read More September 3, 2021

Unpacking the Age of Consent in NJ and its Relevance to Your Sex Crime Case

Age of Consent NJ Sex Crime Case Unpacking the Age of Consent in NJ and its Relevance to Your Sex Crime Case The age of consent and the alleged victim's ability to consent to sexual activity is highly important in sex crimes cases in New Jersey. From state to state, legislatures punish sex crimes by different sets of criteria. For instance, the heart of most sex crimes is consent, but states differ on when it is valid. Consent is typically a defense to sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, ...

Read More August 25, 2021

Being Investigated for a Sex Crime in New Jersey

Being Investigated for a Sex Crime in Ocean County NJ Need Attorney Being Investigated for a Sex Crime in Ocean County NJ? A sex crime accusation can change your life. Say, you went out on a first date, and it seemed like it was going well. You had dinner, went to a bar, and ended with a peck on the cheek as you dropped your date off at their door. It went so well that you were already planning the next outing, only to find that your date filed a sexual assault report against you with the police. Or that is what the detective who spoke to you on the ...

Read More August 21, 2021

Understanding New Jersey Presumptions in Criminal Law

Presumption Incarceration or Not Ocean NJ Criminal Charge Understanding New Jersey Presumptions in Criminal Law Presumption of Incarceration, Non-Incarceration, Evidence and their Impact on Criminal Charges in Ocean County, NJ In New Jersey’s criminal statutes, the legislature included legal presumptions regarding sentencing and admitting evidence of a crime to the courts. The sentencing presumptions pertain to incarceration, while the evidentiary presumptions pertain to the evidence a prosecutor must provide as proof of a crime to fulfill their ...

Read More August 5, 2021

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

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