NJ Municipal Ordinance vs. Criminal Offense
New Jersey does not rely on the common misdemeanor versus felony classifications for criminal offenses commonly used in other states, and people can be confused by the criminal offense classifications that New Jersey does use. One of the most common questions we get asked as criminal defense lawyers in NJ is: what is an ordinance... Read More»
How a Criminal Charge Can Impact Your Job in New Jersey
Arrested in NJ, Will this Affect my Job? In 2014, New Jersey enacted a law called the Opportunity to Compete Act to limit an employers’ ability to ask employees about their criminal records. But despite this and other so-called “ban the box” laws, a criminal arrest and/or charge can have a variety of serious negative... Read More»
There’s a Warrant for my Arrest in New Jersey
If you have recently discovered that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest in New Jersey, you should contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. Avoiding the reality of this arrest warrant will only worsen your situation. Facing it head on with the help of an attorney can greatly improve the potential ... Read More»
Shoplifting Charges at Hudson Mall
Each year, there are numerous arrests for shoplifting in Hudson Mall, located at 701 Route 440 in Jersey City, NJ. Featuring a range of stores, from shoe and clothing apparel stores like Foot Locker, Payless Shoesource, Marshall’s, Old Navy, Jenuine, Rainbow, and The Leather Company, to cellular stores like T-Mobile and AT&T and ... Read More»
Can You Ever Get Off Megan’s Law in NJ?
Under a New Jersey law known as Megan’s Law, individuals convicted of certain sexual offenses are required to register as sex offenders in New Jersey. This law, which was originally enacted in 1994, was expanded in 2002 to impose a lifetime registration requirement. If you are sentenced to lifelong sex offender registration in NJ, it ... Read More»
Will I be Allowed to Sell Weed in New Jersey?
If you have been following the legislative developments likely pointing toward the eventual legalization of marijuana in New Jersey and feel an entrepreneurial itch to open a marijuana shop, you might want to tap your brakes a little bit. The legalization of marijuana for adult use and the sale of pot in New Jersey is... Read More»