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  • Arrest, Booking and Bail

    May 07, 2020

    There are likely many things running through your mind after being arrested. Of course, you are concerned about the legal charges that you are facing. But immediately, you will most likely be concerned about if, and when, you can get out of the jail. Arrest, booking, and bail are just a few of the terms […]

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  • How to Expunge Your Record Over the Quarantine Period

    April 06, 2020

    As a result of Covid-19, many New Jersey residents are practicing social distancing and self-isolation. While you’re sitting at home, you’re likely wondering what you can do to pass the time. Why not consider looking into the expungement process, which can help you erase a previous criminal conviction off your criminal record? You’ve got the time […]

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  • Flattening the Coronavirus Curve by Reducing NJ’s Jail Population

    April 01, 2020

    How has the global coronavirus pandemic impacted your life? The majority of us have experienced a drastic reduction in our freedoms. Suddenly, we’re not allowed to move around freely in our own towns, attend school, or even go to work. For others, though, the coronavirus pandemic means an opportunity to leave jail and return to […]

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  • When Will Your License Get Revoked After a DUI in New Jersey?

    March 17, 2020

    “Don’t drink and drive.” You’ve likely seen the slogan over and over again, so if you were caught drinking and driving in New Jersey, then a judge isn’t likely to be lenient on you. You likely have a lot of questions like what happens after a DUI arrest? How soon will you lose your license? […]

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  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident in NJ

    March 06, 2020

    A car accident is traumatic and threatening. Our bodies naturally respond to one by putting us in flight or fight mode. If you’re unlucky enough to feel a flight instinct after a crash, then you must stop yourself from attempting to flee. Otherwise, you could face severe criminal penalties in New Jersey. Learn why you […]

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  • What is the Punishment for Criminal Mischief in New Jersey?

    February 10, 2020

    Criminal mischief covers crimes of property destruction in New Jersey. When someone is charged with defacing or destroying property, they might face legal fines, criminal charges, jail time, and a permanent record. It is important to understand what criminal mischief charges include and the potential consequences for each type of criminal charge. Types of Criminal […]

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  • New Jersey Shoplifting: Penalties

    February 01, 2020

    Shoplifting is often defined as the action of, or the intent of, taking an item, without paying for the item. The potential penalties of shoplifting vary from state to state, so it is important to know the charges that you are facing and your potential penalties. New Jersey’s Laws Regarding Shoplifting In New Jersey, individuals […]

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  • Pulled Over For DWI In New Jersey: What Do I Do?

    January 28, 2020

    Steps to Take When Pulled Over for a DUI in NJ When you see those red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror, it is only natural to feel a little nervous. But in these circumstances, it’s important to not panic to keep yourself and those around you as safe as possible. Here is […]

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  • Pulled Over For DWI: Do I Have To Take A Breathalyzer Test?

    January 21, 2020

    Breath Test Refusal in NJ When a police officer pulls someone over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, there are several procedures they go through before making an arrest. One of the most commonly known tools that cops use is an alcohol breath analyzing tool, better known as the breathalyzer. So if you are pulled […]

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  • What Expungement in New Jersey Can Mean For You

    December 17, 2019

    The Benefits of Expungement Has a criminal record been holding you back from moving forward with your life? If you have a record, there are many ways in which it can hurt you. You may find it impossible to get the job you always wanted, or to get the professional license for which you were […]

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