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  • How to Get Shoplifting Charges Dismissed

    June 28, 2022

    Most people who are charged with shoplifting regret their decision immediately after. A large percentage of people who receive shoplifting charges are teenagers who may not realize the impact these kinds of charges will have on their futures. These charges can follow you around and affect your employment opportunities. So, if there a way for […]

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  • Penalties for Driving Without Insurance in New Jersey

    June 08, 2022

    Auto insurance is a requirement in New Jersey. Failing to carry auto insurance while driving a vehicle can not only put you at a financial risk, but also a legal one. In today’s blog, we discuss the penalties for driving without insurance in New Jersey.  New Jersey Car Insurance Requirements Not only is car insurance […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know Now That Marijuana is Legal in New Jersey

    May 10, 2022

    New Jersey legalized the use of recreational marijuana. It has taken the state some time to figure out the logistics, including who can sell, and in what cities. As the state approached its first day of legal sales on April 21, 2022, it’s important to know what the new laws cover, and what’s still considered […]

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  • What to Expect if You Are Convicted of a Second DUI in NJ

    May 06, 2022

    A driving while intoxicated charge can be life-changing, regardless of whether it’s your first or second offense. A second offense, however, can have even greater consequences. If you’re dealing with a potential DUI charge, and it’s not your first, it’s important to know what your potential consequences may be. What is Considered a DUI in […]

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  • What Happens When You Don’t Pay Traffic Violation Fines?

    April 28, 2022

    While getting a traffic ticket can easily ruin your day, you may quickly end up forgetting about the ticket or put off paying the fine or going to court to contest the citation. However, you should never assume that a traffic ticket will simply “go away” if you ignore it. If you fail to pay […]

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  • Can I Get a Hardship License After a DUI?

    April 12, 2022

    People in New Jersey who are convicted of DUI offenses may be subject to a suspension of their driver’s license. However, when a person who has had their license suspended for DUI may need to drive for work or to provide care to family members. If you still need to be able to drive after […]

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  • Cops Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Pot, Arrest 5

    March 25, 2022

    Marijuana has been a common theme in the news in New Jersey since the state released its plans of legalizing and selling it recreationally. Recently, it has been in the news for a less approved reason, following a drug bust that included hundreds of pounds of illegal pot sales. The local police department in Englewood […]

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  • Atlantic City Resident Wanted in EHT Walmart Robbery

    March 15, 2022

    Egg Harbor Township is on the lookout for Matthew Sturdivant, a 24-year-old Atlantic City male. Sturdivant is wanted for assault and robbery connected to a local Walmart. The defendant allegedly attempted to leave the Walmart in Egg Harbor Township without paying for items. The loss prevention officer on-site approached the defendant, to which he responded […]

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  • What Are the Penalties for Unlawful Possession of a Gun in New Jersey?

    February 28, 2022

    Although all Americans have the right to “bear arms,” each of the 50 states has its own set of laws when it comes to owning a gun. In fact, New Jersey has the second strictest gun laws in all of the United States.  New Jersey also sets itself apart from other states by making those […]

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  • Will I Go to Jail for Disorderly Conduct in New Jersey?

    February 05, 2022

    After you get arrested for disorderly conduct, one of your biggest concerns will be whether or not you’ll go to jail. It goes without saying that jail’s a scary place and the repercussions of it can linger for years to come, making it difficult to secure housing, employment and even an education. If this is […]

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