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Five Reasons Why You Should Avoid Getting a DUI This Summer

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, there are plenty of summertime holidays, activities, and events to enjoy. Many of these different events, like 4th of July, trips to the beach, backyard barbeques, and pool parties, often involve cracking open a nice cold beer or your other favorite summertime cold alcoholic […]

Family and Criminal Courts: What Are the Differences of Domestic Violence Cases?

Domestic violence is considered a criminal offense which is dealt with through criminal courts. However, there are times where domestic violence can overlap with pending family court proceedings, such as separation and divorce or child custody and access. […]

Understanding Domestic Violence Protective Orders

In New Jersey, when victims of domestic violence file complaints through their local police, they often have the option to obtain different protective orders, which are also known as restraining orders. There are both temporary and final restraining orders one could obtain. […]

Domestic Violence: How to Defend Yourself Against the Charges

You got into a heated argument with your loved one and, the next thing you know, you are being arrested and charged with domestic violence. The police did not even take the time to interview you to hear your side of the story. They just took your loved one’s word […]

Will Phil Murphy’s promise of a ‘sanctuary city’ affect Jersey City

While there’s no clear definition on the term ‘sanctuary city,’ it has become a national debate topic. Especially in the last campaign for governor of New Jersey, where both sides dug in deep on the controversial issue of sanctuary cities. Phil Murphy, our new governor is for a ‘sanctuary state’, […]

Walking Out of Court a Free Man

Walking Out of Court a Free Man

On May 12, 2017, the family of a 23 year-old man contacted my office to talk about his criminal case.  This young man was in a difficult position as he had a Trial Date in the Essex […]

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The State of New Jersey has completely changed the manner in which the Police, Prosecutor’s Office, Superior and Municipal Courts will handle criminal cases. When a loved one or friend is arrested the first step in the process is the Police […]

Understanding the New Process of Pre-Trial Release

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As of January 1, 2017 a new set of protocols will be put in place in the Courts of […]