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Simple Assault vs. Aggravated Assault Charges in NJ

Need a Lawyer for Assault Charge Seaside NJ Simple & Aggravated Assault in NJ: What's the Difference? In New Jersey and many other jurisdictions, criminal law categorizes assault offenses based on the severity of the injuries or accompanying circumstances of the assault. Under New Jersey law, there are two different types of assault: simple assault and aggravated assault. If you have been charged with either of these offenses, it is important to seek the advice of a lawyer right away. The criminal defense attorneys at Proetta ...

Read More November 14, 2018

Jackson NJ Eluding Police Suspect Dies while Fleeing on Motorcycle

Eluding Police Attorney in Jackson Twp NJ If you have been charged with eluding police in Jackson, NJ, contact the Ocean County criminal defense lawyers at Proetta & Oliver for a free consultation. Call (848) 238-2100 today. Eluding a police officer is a very common charge in Ocean County, as there are major roadways throughout the area traveled by residents and visitors at all hours of the day and night. Last Thursday night, a young man in Jackson Township, New Jersey was killed on his motorcycle after hitting another vehicle ...

Read More July 11, 2018

Criminal Charges for Refusal to Leave a Bar in NJ

Charges at a Bar Lawyer Near Me Can I be Charged for Refusing to Leave a Bar in New Jersey? You were at a bar, had one drink too many—or more, and were asked to leave, but refused. In the light of day, you may regret some of those choices, particularly if you have been charged with one or more criminal offenses. Hopefully, you're reading this article before you find yourself in that situation and have an opportunity to learn about some of the potential criminal charges that can stem from your refusal to leave a bar. If ...

Read More July 4, 2018

Harassment of Jackson Student with Autism via Social Media

A student with special needs in Jackson, New Jersey recently received an alarming message on Snapchat. The threatening language used in this social media post gave rise to discussions about cyber-bulling among local residents and may constitute harassment. According to Jackson Township School District spokeswoman Allison Erwin, officials have already identified the origin of the message sent to an autistic boy who is currently a student at Jackson Liberty High School. The post includes a ...

Read More January 16, 2018

Two Men Arrested after Allegedly Eluding Police in Lacey Township NJ

Two men were recently charged with eluding police, among other offenses, after allegedly vandalizing public property and leading officers on a chase in a stolen vehicle in Lacey Township, New Jersey. This case arose after a power outage at the Lacey Business Park on January 3rd. Police sought to identify the cause of the outage just after 5:00 a.m., at which time they discovered vandalized power lines and a transformer that was completely destroyed. Investigators determined that someone ...

Read More January 10, 2018

Lakewood Bus Driver Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child for DWI with Kid Passengers

A school bus driver has been charged with DWI and endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly driving under the influence with approximately 20 child passengers in Lakewood, New Jersey. The driver is also accused of engaging in a heated road rage incident while driving drunk with the students near the Garden State Parkway. According to officials from the Lakewood Police Department, they received a report of a road rage incident occurring in the vicinity of  Chestnut Street and ...

Read More December 21, 2017

Seaside Heights Aggravated Assault Charges for Father and Son

A father and son have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after an alleged knife fight in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Officers from the Seaside Heights Police Department responded to reports about a serious altercation on the 200 block of Franklin Avenue at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 9th. They arrived at the scene to find a 30-year-old man from Seaside Heights who had sustained a stab wound to his left hip region. The man is reportedly in stable condition after ...

Read More December 12, 2017

Police Investigate Toms River Car Accident, Was it Vehicular Homicide?

Police in Toms River, New Jersey are currently investigating a car accident that left one dead and one injured. The question remains, will they charge the driver with vehicular homicide? According to a statement from the Toms River Police Department, 60-year-old Toms River resident Manuela Morales-Torres was struck by a 76-year-old woman driving an SUV on Sunday, October 5th. A man, age 62, was also struck at the time. Sadly, Morales-Torres died after being hit at approximately 5:50 p.m. ...

Read More November 8, 2017

Lavallette Police Charge Man with Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest

After a reported home invasion in Lavallette, New Jersey, a local man has been charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and burglary. According to authorities from the Lavallette Police Department, they were contacted regarding a break-in at a borough home shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Monday. When officers arrived on the scene, the homeowners said a man forced his way into their residence and "confronted them in their living room." After being told direction in which he fled, ...

Read More October 18, 2017

DWI Assault by Auto Admitted into Pre-Trial Intervention

nj-assault-by-auto-lawyer Our criminal attorneys recently defended a client who was charged with 3rd degree Assault by Auto for getting into a serious accident while driving under the influence that resulted in serious injuries. In fact one of the injured victims was a minor and had to be air lifted by helicopter to the nearest hospital. Needless to say, this was a serious situation which was made worse by the various aggravating factors and under circumstances like this the charges could easily result in a felony ...

Read More May 31, 2017

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