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  • What to Expect With Legal Marijuana Use in NJ

    January 25, 2022

    If you have been following New Jersey’s marijuana laws, you’re probably familiar with all the changes over the last few years. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, voters approved an amendment that would allow the use of recreational marijuana. In February of 2021, the governor of New Jersey officially signed this into law. New […]

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  • Arrested for Marijuana Distribution? Here Are Possible Defenses

    January 10, 2022

    Drug crimes can lead to severe consequences in New Jersey. This is especially true when charged with drug distribution. Learning what potential consequences you’re dealing with, as well as your available defenses, is important as you navigate these charges. What is Drug Distribution? Drug distribution in New Jersey refers to an intent to sell drugs. […]

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  • Can an Attorney Help if You’re Charged With Tax Fraud?

    December 14, 2021

    One of the worst things that you can receive in the mail is an envelope from the IRS. While all communications from the IRS aren’t negative, many are. One of the first things that the IRS may do is initiate an audit following the identification of red flags on your tax return. From here, they’ll […]

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  • More Thefts Happen on Black Friday Than On Any Other Day

    November 04, 2021

    Black Friday, one of America’s most popular shopping holidays, is also the leading day for theft-related crimes. Reports show that theft rates increase by 2% more than any other day of the year. If you break the numbers down even further, information from Travelers Insurance indicates that off-premises theft increases by 28%. Common Types of […]

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  • Black Wednesday: Thanksgiving Eve Kicks Off the Holiday DUI Season

    November 04, 2021

    Many agree that Thanksgiving is the official start of the holiday season. You might be surprised to learn that the night before Thanksgiving is the beginning of the holiday DUI season. What is the Holiday DUI Season? The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports an increase in DUIs and alcohol-related accidents during the holidays. […]

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  • The Dangers of Your Teen Drinking on Halloween Night

    October 11, 2021

    As your child gets tired of dressing up and going trick or treating, their celebrations of Halloween as a teen may look a little different. Celebrating Halloween as a teen may involve house parties and in some cases, drinking alcohol. Drinking as a teen can lead to many consequences, including: Drinking and Driving Teens are […]

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  • Halloween Tricks: What You Should Know if Your Teenager Gets Arrested

    October 06, 2021

    Halloween is a time for candy and costumes. For some teens, it may also be a time for criminal charges. Halloween is one of the most common times of the year that kids and teens get into trouble. Before your child heads out to celebrate Halloween, make sure they, and you, know their juvenile rights. […]

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  • 50% of NJ Towns Might Ban Adult-Use Cannabis Firms

    September 08, 2021

    New Jersey made the news when it was the latest state to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. However, months later, the rules and laws are still unclear. New Jersey residents have still not yet been able to legally buy recreational marijuana. A few months ago, the state informed cities that they would have the […]

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  • Understanding Sexual Assault Charges in New Jersey

    August 18, 2021

    New Jersey takes sexual assault charges very seriously. This is in an attempt to protect those who are the victims of sex crimes. If you were recently charged with sexual assault in New Jersey, continue reading to learn more about the potential consequences you may face.   What Does Sexual Assault in New Jersey Mean? Some […]

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  • New Jersey Has Dismissed 88,000 Marijuana Cases Under New Marijuana Law

    July 30, 2021

    Back in November, New Jersey made the news with the successful vote to decriminalize marijuana. In addition to decriminalization, the new laws also allow the legal use of recreational marijuana. The details or logistics of the new laws have been slow to come. Many await the specific details of when, and where, you can buy […]

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