Sex Crimes

What is Megan’s Law?

hammer-620011_640Here in New Jersey, Megan’s Law requires criminal defendants who have plead guilty or been found guilty of certain offenses involving acts of sexual conduct to be placed on a list of offenders. Depending upon the nature […]

What Are Important Things to Know About a Sex Crime That Involves Texting or Posting Naked Pictures?

The posting of a picture to social media that is inappropriate is a crime in the State of New Jersey. If you find yourself or your child charged with a crime of this nature, you should immediately consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. These are criminal charges, criminal in nature […]

What is considered a sex crime in New Jersey?

download (10)Here in New Jersey there are a variety of crimes that fall under that category starting at the most significant with aggravated sexual assault, which is a first degree charge. Although those are fancy words that we use here in […]

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 […]