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Warrant vs. Summons in NJ: What’s the Difference?

Toms River Arrest Warrant Defense Lawyers The Difference between a Warrant and a Summons in New Jersey If a criminal complaint is made against you in New Jersey, it may result in either a warrant for your arrest or the issuance of a summons, depending on whether New Jersey law allows a warrant to be issued for that offense and a few other factors. This distinction is important because if an arrest warrant is issued against you, you will be taken into police custody for at least some period of time. With a summons, you will be ...

Read More October 17, 2018

What Needs to be Proven for a DWI Conviction in New Jersey?

dwi lawyer near me If you have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in New Jersey, you are facing the possibility of having your license suspended, paying significant fines, and even serving time in jail. Additionally, the potential penalties for DWI increase with each subsequent offense. With so much on the line, it is crucial to hire a lawyer who is experienced in DWI defense, thoroughly understands the forms of evidence that often come into play in DUI cases, and can advocate on your ...

Read More October 11, 2018

Airsoft Gun Charges in Ocean County NJ

Airsoft Gun Charge Lawyers Ocean County NJ Airsoft Gun Possession in Ocean County, New Jersey While New Jersey law makes a distinction between deadly weapons like handguns, shotguns, and rifles, and what some people would consider recreational “toy” guns like airsoft guns, BB guns, or paintball guns, these later three are still classified as “firearms” under N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1. This includes electric airsoft guns, gas airsoft guns, spring-powered airsoft guns, pump paintball guns, semi-automatic paintball guns, 3-shot burst paintball ...

Read More October 3, 2018

Police Dashcam Footage in NJ Criminal Cases

Pulled over in Ocean County? Call our local criminal defense lawyers for help with your charges. Charged after Being Pulled Over, Is the Video Evidence a Possible Defense? Police dashcam footage can be a blessing or a curse for your criminal case, depending on what the video depicts. If you have recently been arrested for a criminal or traffic offense in Ocean County, New Jersey, like eluding police, resisting arrest, aggravated assault of a police officer, hindering apprehension, obstruction, or driving while intoxicated (DWI), you might fear the potential release of the arresting ...

Read More September 26, 2018

Heroin Case Dismissed in Entirety Based on Bad Search

seaside heights NJ heroin lawyer Most people go down the jersey shore for a good time. For some people that means going down to Seaside Heights or Point Pleasant for a nice day on the boardwalk with the family. However, it has also become a popular destination for many others who travel to the shore for the weekend to party with drugs or alcohol. The local police are well aware of this fact and actively patrol the streets always on the look-out for illegal activities and drug use. Our office recently defended a client ...

Read More September 12, 2018

The Rules of Stopping and Searching a Car in New Jersey

Charged after a Car Search? Call our Experienced Ocean County Criminal Defense Lawyers Charged with a Crime after a Search of my Car Freedom is possibly the most central value of American life. The right to have autonomy in our movement, liberty in our choices, and protection of our privacy are closely held freedoms, protected by the U.S. Constitution, with certain limitations. These constitutional protections extend to drivers and impact law enforcement’s ability to stop and search a vehicle in New Jersey and across the United States. If you drive a car in the state of New ...

Read More September 3, 2018

Criminal Mischief Charges in Barnegat

Criminal Mischief in Barnegat NJ Charged with Criminal Mischief in Barnegat Township While the term “criminal mischief” may bring up images of mischievous kids throwing toilet paper in trees, the penalties for this offense in New Jersey can include up to 5 years of imprisonment, depending on the value of the property damage. Like other police departments in the Ocean County area, authorities in Barnegat, New Jersey take criminal mischief and graffiti on property extremely seriously. In the last several weeks, the word ...

Read More August 23, 2018

Lakehurst Drug Charges for Ecstasy, Percocet, Marijuana after Traffic Stop

Charged with Drugs in Lakehurst NJ Lakehurst is a relatively small borough in Ocean County, New Jersey. Nevertheless, it is highly patrolled area particularly because the main roadway through the borough, New Jersey Route 70, connects to Route 37 on the west side and Route 547 to the north. Since officers from the local police department and New Jersey State Police are very active in the Lakehurst area, traffic stops and resulting charges for drugs and other criminal offenses are extremely ...

Read More August 8, 2018

Is New Jersey Legalizing Marijuana?

Possession of Weed Attorneys in Toms River, NJ Recently, some policy changes in the enforcement of marijuana charges have occurred in the state of New Jersey, prompting some to wonder whether New Jersey is on the path to legalizing marijuana. However, while New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has expressed his support for the legalization of marijuana, no such legislation has been passed. Currently, the new policy changes can at best be described as a trend towards decriminalization. If you ...

Read More August 2, 2018

Juvenile Criminal Charges after Curfew in New Jersey

Juvenile Charges at the Jersey Shore In New Jersey, many municipalities set a summer curfew for juveniles, prohibiting them from being out past a certain time without an adult. As you might expect, many municipalities at the Jersey Shore have enacted curfews to restrict minors from being out late at night. There are currently 10 municipalities in Ocean County with curfews that are strictly enforced by local police. Typically, curfews begin around 10 pm and last until 5 am. If your juvenile son or daughter breaks the curfew law ...

Read More July 25, 2018

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