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Penalties for Fentanyl Possession in New Jersey

In New Jersey, drug possession is treated as a serious criminal offense. One type of drug that has recently seen increased abuse in New Jersey is fentanyl. If you are arrested and charged with possession of fentanyl in New Jersey, you need to know what penalties and consequences you may be facing if you are convicted on your possession charge. …

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Understanding the Reality of Holiday-Related Crimes

While the holidays should be a time of celebration and gathering, law enforcement departments also know that the holidays mean increased rates of certain types of criminal activity. Do More Crimes Occur over the Holidays? Studies have found that theft and fraud-related crimes do occur more frequently during the holiday season, while other types of crime, including violent crimes, do…

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What Happens If You Are Convicted of Sexual Assault in NJ But Have No Prior History?

Being charged with a crime can cause you a great deal of anxiety and fear. It can be especially stressful when you are facing charges for a serious criminal offense such as sexual assault. Many people who are charged and ultimately convicted for sexual assault have no prior criminal history. When you’ve never had any interaction with the criminal justice…

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What Happens When Shoplifters Get Caught?

People shoplift from stores for a variety of reasons. Some people shoplift as part of a scheme to make money selling the stolen items themselves. Other people shoplift items that they need but cannot afford. Others may choose to shoplift as an act of mischief or to experience the emotional rush that comes from the fear of being caught. A…

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Crimes Common Among Juveniles on Halloween Night

Unfortunately, some teenagers see Halloween as an opportunity to engage in mischief. While some juveniles may limit themselves to harmless pranks, others may step over the line and commit acts that constitute crimes.  Below we’ll discuss some of the most common crimes juveniles are arrested for on and around the Halloween holiday. If your son or daughter was arrested for…

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The Most Commonly Used Drug in New Jersey

The use of illicit drugs in New Jersey has grown over the past few years, with certain kinds of narcotics seeing a significant spike in prevalence. If you find yourself arrested for drug possession in New Jersey, don’t let a mistake significantly impact the rest of your life. Let an experienced drug defense attorney help you fight for your rights,…

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Understanding Red Flag Laws in New Jersey

New Jersey is one of the states that have adopted “red flag laws” in response to concerns about individuals who may pose a danger to others having access to firearms and other weapons.  What Are Red Flag Laws? Red flag laws are intended to identify individuals who are exhibiting early warning signs of having the capacity to commit criminal or…

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What Happens If You Are Charged with Resisting Arrest in NJ?

Resisting arrest constitutes a serious crime under the laws of New Jersey. Even if you are being arrested for a crime you did not commit or being arrested without probable cause, resisting the efforts of law enforcement officers to effect your arrest can lead to harsh criminal penalties in the event of a conviction. If you have been charged with…

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Many NJ Educators Discharged Since “Pass the Trash” Law Went Into Effect

In New Jersey, state legislators and law enforcement officials have put a significant emphasis over the last few years on investigating and responding to allegations of sexual abuse committed by teachers and school staff against students and children. As a result of these efforts, multiple teachers have been arrested for sex crimes involving students and children. New Jersey’s “Pass the…

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Individuals Charged With Marijuana Crimes Want New Chance in First-Time Offender Programs. New Marijuana Law Isn’t Helping

Individuals who had previously taken advantage of New Jersey’s diversionary programs for marijuana possession offenses are now seeking a second shot at these programs following the legalization of marijuana in the state, arguing that they had effectively wasted their eligibility for diversionary programs on crimes state officials now say they should not have been arrested for in the first place.…

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