Being Charged with a Crime in Bayonne NJ
Bayonne, New Jersey, is an extraordinarily busy port town. Located in Hudson County, Bayonne contains multiple transit hubs, including the Bayonne Bridge, the Port Authority of New York, and New Jersey’s Cape Liberty Cruise Port. Port Authority Police are incredibly active in and around Bayonne, given its close proximity to these and ... Read More»
Can a Disorderly Conduct Charge be Dropped?
Facing a New Jersey criminal charge and even lesser charges for technically quasi-criminal offenses like disorderly conduct, can place your job and well-being at serious risk. This is particularly true if you hold any professional licenses, are applying for college or graduate school, work in a sensitive field like law enforcement or ... Read More»
What is the Difference Between Juvenile Court and Criminal Court in NJ?
The New Jersey legal system handles juvenile cases differently from how it handles adult criminal cases. Even the terminology applicable in each court system is different. Adults are convicted of crimes, while juveniles are “adjudicated delinquent.” Adults are arrested, whereas juveniles are “taken into custody.” If your child has a ... Read More»
What to Expect when You get Arrested in New Jersey
An “arrest” occurs when anyone in the state of New Jersey has been charged with a criminal offense. Your case begins with the arrest and will continue through one or more appearances in court at a later date. Under New Jersey law, there are certain steps that the police, prosecutors, and courts take when processing... Read More»