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Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion for DUI in NJ

Reasonable Suspicion, Probable Cause, and DWI defense in NJ Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion for DUI in NJ In many DWI cases, the best defense argument is to contest the legality of the traffic stop that preceded the drunk driving arrest. If the police officer did not have a legitimate reason for stopping your car in the first place, then any evidence of your intoxication obtained thereafter could be deemed inadmissible at trial. Without evidence proving that you were driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence, the prosecution ...

Read More May 14, 2021

New Jersey Open Container Violations

Open Container Charges in Ocean NJ New Jersey Open Container Violations When you drive a car or other motor vehicle in New Jersey, you are not allowed to have an open container of any alcoholic beverage inside the vehicle. This prohibition on possessing an open container in a car applies when the car is being driven on a public highway. Perhaps surprisingly, the prohibition also applies when the vehicle is in a parking lot or even in your own driveway. Basically, once you are inside your car, you cannot open a beer, liquor ...

Read More May 5, 2021

What Goes into the Sentence when You have a Criminal Case in NJ?

Sentencing for Ocean County Criminal Case NJ What Goes into the Sentence when You have a Criminal Case in NJ? When it comes to pronouncing how much time, if any, a convicted person will spend in jail or prison, the judge presiding over a criminal case has wide latitude but not limitless discretion. Since the law provides a range of sentencing possibilities, including prison time, probation, parole, suspended sentence, community service, restitution, fees, and other conditions, a judge has many options to tailor a sentence to the ...

Read More April 30, 2021

Ocean County Narcotics Investigations

South Jersey Narcotics Investigation Lawyer Top Things to Know when You are Being Investigated for Narcotics in Ocean County NJ Ocean County is one of the fastest-growing counties in New Jersey, with a population of more than 600,000 residents. Located on the Jersey Shore, Ocean County is a beautiful region that is also a popular area for tourists and other visitors to the state. Unfortunately, the influx of residents and visitors to Ocean County has led to a dramatic increase in criminal activity, including crimes involving drugs. ...

Read More April 14, 2021

Simple Assault Charge in Barnegat NJ

Charged with Simple Assault in Barnegat Township Simple Assault Attorney in Barnegat NJ Barnegat Township is considered one of the top 100 safest towns in Ocean County and New Jersey. According to recent crime reporting, few violent crimes happened during one year, thereby bolstering claims of safety and lowering crime statistics. The likelihood of being a victim of a crime in Barnegat is so low in fact, that you have a .o33 chance in 600 of that happening to you. However, offenses such as simple assault are not uncommon in the town. ...

Read More February 11, 2021

Berkeley Township Drug Possession Charges

Charged with CDS Possession Berkeley Township NJ Facing Berkeley Township Drug Possession Charges Possession of a controlled dangerous substance is a crime in the State of New Jersey, no matter whether you possess it in the northern part of the state or in the southern locations, such as Berkeley Township in beachside Ocean County. People in Berkeley,  including those in Bayville and other communities within the township, end up charged with drug possession due to run-ins with local law enforcement on their way to the beach, in their car ...

Read More February 4, 2021

Public Intoxication Offenses

Drinking in Public Charges in Ocean County NJ Public Intoxication Offenses in NJ Accused Being Drunk in Public at the Jersey Shore? People often come to us asking whether public drunkenness is a crime in New Jersey.  The simple answer is no, it is not a crime to be intoxicated in public. Gathering, having a good time, and drinking is not a criminal offense in and of itself under the NJ Criminal Code. However, you can be given a violation of a town ordinance or charged with the petty disorderly persons offense of disorderly conduct ...

Read More January 21, 2021

DWI: Crime or Traffic Violation in NJ?

Is DWI Criminal or Traffic in New Jersey DWI: Crime or Traffic Violation in NJ? In New Jersey, a DUI is typically a traffic offense. In other words, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is not a felony, otherwise known as an indictable crime, or a misdemeanor, called a disorderly persons offense. Nonetheless, under some circumstances, a conviction for DWI allows the judge to impose a sentence similar to those of certain forms of criminal charges. DWI charges require familiarity with the local court in which your ...

Read More January 6, 2021

Aggravated Assault & Eluding Charges

Eluding and Assault Charges in Ocean County NJ Aggravated Assault & Eluding Charges in Ocean County NJ The crimes of eluding N.J.S.A. 2C:29-2 and aggravated assault N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b) often go hand in hand, as people fleeing from police or law enforcement in a car or motor vehicle are often accused of doing so at the potential peril of others. The harm caused to innocent bystanders is referred to as assault when committed in conjunction with eluding. Generally, New Jersey seeks to punish those who violate the law in accordance ...

Read More December 31, 2020

Shoplifting Attorney in Berkeley Township NJ

Need a shoplifting lawyer in Berkeley NJ Shoplifting Attorney in Berkeley Township NJ Charged with Shoplifting in Berkeley Township NJ? Berkeley Township is located in beautiful Ocean County, New Jersey. Shopping in and around the township is often a task or favorite thing to do by many. Residents and visitors from nearby towns such as Ocean Township, Pine Beach, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, or South Toms River come here for a variety of reasons. Some stop by for rest and relaxation on White Sands Beach in South Seaside Park, ...

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