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»
New Jersey Passes DWI Law Changing Punishments
Governor Phil Murphy signed a significant overhaul to DWI penalties that will apply to those convicted of DUI throughout New Jersey. This article explores how the new bill updates punishments for first DUI offenses, including its effect on driver’s license suspensions, mandatory installation of ignition interlock devices, and its ... Read More»
Criminal Charges at a Bar in Hoboken NJ
Hoboken Bar Arrest Defense Attorneys There are numerous bars, pubs, restaurants, and other night spots in the city Hoboken, making it a popular destination for people from all over New Jersey who are seeking a fun night out. With so many visitors and residents in downtown Hoboken every night, it is not surprising that sometimes,... Read More»
Drug Recognition Expert “DRE” Reports for NJ DUI Charges
Police departments in New Jersey have employed specially trained law enforcement officers known as “Drug Recognition Experts,” or “DREs” for short, for a number of years. If you have been charged with a Drug DUI, you may have run into a DRE in the course of your arrest. The role of a Drug Recognition Expert... Read More»