Types of Probation in New Jersey
Supervised vs. Unsupervised Probation in NJ If you have been convicted of a criminal offense in New Jersey or taken advantage of a pretrial diversion program like Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) or Drug Court, there’s a good chance that the court will place you on some form of probation instead of ordering you to serve jail... Read More»
PTI for Gun Charges in Hudson County
You do not want to be arrested on a gun charge under any circumstances in New Jersey. Police and prosecutors throughout the state take weapons crimes very seriously, and charges involving firearms are among the most serious. Many New Jersey gun offenses can result in mandatory-minimum prison sentences that do not even give judges the... Read More»
Searched when Arrested in NJ?
Police can conduct a warrantless search of your person and potentially your property if you are arrested for a crime in New Jersey. Such searches are permitted by a legal doctrine known as a “search incident to arrest.” Whether you are being arrested for a gun, drunk driving, drug possession, or another crime, you need... Read More»
Terroristic Threats and Domestic Violence: The Connection
Terroristic threats and domestic violence often overlap in New Jersey. In fact, terroristic threats is considered a “predicate act of domestic violence,” which means it is recognized under the law as a domestic violence crime if it occurs in the context of certain current or former relationships. When terroristic threats allegations ... Read More»
Two Charged with Intent to Distribute 31 Kilos of Heroin in Secaucus
Secaucus NJ Heroin Distribution Defense Attorneys New Jersey heroin laws are particularly harsh and aggressively enforced. New Jersey statute section 2C:35-10 criminalizes the possession of heroin in this state, even in the smallest amounts. Things can get even worse if you are found with more heroin on you or if you are found with ... Read More»
Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
If you are arrested or charged with a crime in New Jersey, you will likely have already missed days of work due to time spent in jail or with the police, you may be facing hefty fines and court fees, you may have lost your license, and you may be facing innumerable other related financial... Read More»