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Understanding the New Process of Pre-Trial Release

A Change in the Guidelines of ArrestCriminal Defense

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

What Are Some Defenses To Field Sobriety Tests?

640px-Field_sobriety_test_(3834505031)When you are pulled over by a police officer on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, they will be required to administer you field sobriety tests. There are three field sobriety tests that can be given; the horizontal […]

What are the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and How Do They Work?

federal prisonIn federal court there’s what’s known as the federal sentencing guidelines. The same guidelines apply regardless of what the federal criminal defendant is charged with. The way those guidelines work is that it’s dependent on the nature of the […]

What is important to know about leaving the scene of an accident?

car accidentHere in New Jersey, leaving the scene of an accident is one of the most significant traffic violations we have. As a matter of fact, in recent years the legislature in New Jersey has made leaving the scene of an […]

What are the penalties for robbery convictions?

handcuffedIf you’ve been charged with robbery in New Jersey, you know that you’ve been charged with one of two types of robbery. You’ve either been charged with first degree robbery, which involves a weapon, a gun, or a knife, or you’ve […]

What are the penalties for shoplifting in New Jersey?

supermarket shoppingIn New Jersey, shoplifting, in general terms, is a misdemeanor or a disorderly person’s offense, that would be heard in the town where the offense took place. Although the shoplifting may involve the theft, potential theft or attempted theft of something […]