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What Are the Penalties for Shoplifting?

When compared to burglary or robbery, you might be thinking that the penalties for shoplifting pale in comparison but this is not always the case. New Jersey, in particular, has some pretty stringent penalties in place for those who are convicted of shoplifting. Below, we will take a look at what the penalties for shoplifting in the Garden State are…

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Everything You Need to Know About Conditional Discharge in NJ

What if I told you that there’s a way you may be able to avoid jail time and a conviction after getting arrested on a drug charge in New Jersey? While not everyone is eligible, some individuals suspected of a minor drug charge can avoid a criminal record by going through a diversionary program called conditional discharge instead. Are you…

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Defining Drug Cultivation and Manufacturing in NJ

Within the last few years, the World Health Organization has done a 180-degree turn on its marijuana stance. Now, the group is calling for governments around the globe to reclassify marijuana and recognize its therapeutic benefits. Many states are beginning to change their stance on the legalization of marijuana for medicinal and/or recreational purposes. Despite many state-level changes, the federal…

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Teen Arrested for Coughing on Another and Claiming Coronavirus Infection

A Trenton, NJ teen was arrested on March 31 for an incident in which she allegedly coughed on another person and claimed that she was infected with coronavirus. The Incident A 16-year-old who was the daughter of an Instacart employee was arrested at a Wegmans supermarket in West Windsor, NJ. The teen was standing in front of her mother’s shopping…

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How to Beat Quarantine Boredom and Clear Your Record

As we enter the month of April, the United States has the most confirmed cases of coronavirus in the world. Many states, including New Jersey, have begun implementing specific measures to try to stop the spread of COVID-19. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a stay-at-home order for all citizens, and they’ve also confirmed that they’ll be issuing penalties…

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Defenses for Domestic Violence

A heated argument between spouses, romantic partners, or family members can quickly escalate into a physical altercation, which can result in the police being called and one or more people going to jail. Unfortunately, a few moments of anger can lead to domestic violence charges that can follow a person for the rest of their lives. If you’ve been charged…

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Terroristic Threat Charges for NJ Man Who Coughed on Supermarket Employee

A New Jersey man has been charged with terroristic threats after he coughed on a Wegmans employee during a confrontation recently. During the incident, the man allegedly told the Wegmans employee that he had the Coronavirus. This all occurred after the female employee asked the man to step back away from her as she unloaded products. The man has been…

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Aydelotte & Scardella LLC Partners Named to Super Lawyers

Both attorneys at the law firm of Aydelotte & Scardella Law LLC have been named to the Super Lawyers publication as Rising Stars in the state of New Jersey for 2020. This list is generated every year and each year, less than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state of New Jersey are named to the list. To learn more…

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Drug Possession Defense

If you or a loved one have been charged with a drug possession crime, an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you to understand what legal defenses might be applicable under the facts of your case. Below are some of the more common drug possession defenses and legal strategies. Unlawful Search and Seizure One of the most common defenses raised…

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  • 20 Years of Experience
    When your freedom is at stake, experience matters. At Aydelotte & Scardella, LLC, we have nearly 20 years of experience defending clients just like you. We’re proud to have been recognized by South Jersey Magazine as a Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense, “Rising Star” lawyers by Super Lawyers Magazine, “Awesome Attorney” by South Jersey Magazine in 2018 and by the Mercer County Bar Association for our legal abilities and commitment to legal education.
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