Gun Possession/ Weapons Charges

Weapons Possession in New Jersey

In New Jersey, gun control is taken very seriously. The state only allows residents to own a firearm with a permit. Assault weapons are not permitted to be owned by New Jersey residents. Any gun purchased in New Jersey must be purchased from a licensed dealer with a gun permit. The […]

What is Important to Know About Possession of Gun Charges?

IOF-32-REV-1In New Jersey, there are two different types of possession of a firearm. There is the simple possession of that firearm without a permit and there’s possession of that firearm to do something unlawful or for an unlawful purpose. For […]

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 […]