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Can You Go to Jail for a Second DUI Offense in New Jersey?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in New Jersey, as it is in many other states across the United States. In the Garden State, law enforcement agencies are dedicated to ensuring road safety, and one of the ways they achieve this is by imposing strict penalties on individuals who commit DUI offenses. For those facing a second…

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Navigating Diversionary Programs in NJ: Who Qualifies and How?

Navigating the legal system can be a daunting experience, especially for individuals facing criminal charges. Fortunately, New Jersey offers diversionary programs that provide an alternative to traditional criminal prosecution. These programs focus on rehabilitation and support rather than punishment, offering eligible individuals a chance to avoid a criminal record. In this article, we will explore the various diversionary programs available…

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Welcome Sarah Meade, Our New Administrative Assistant!

Introducing Sarah Meade! Sarah is our new Administrative Assistant and will be the first point of contact for the firm. She will help with the daily operation of the firm including billing, scheduling, and intake of new clients. Most importantly, Sarah will help navigate each client through the process of their case, fielding questions and ensuring that they have a…

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Assault by Auto: Is it a Felony or Misdemeanor in New Jersey?

Assault by auto is a serious offense that involves causing injury to another person while operating a motor vehicle. In the state of New Jersey, the legal consequences for this offense can vary significantly depending on the circumstances of the incident and the severity of the injuries sustained. This article aims to shed light on the classification of assault by…

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Caught Red-Handed: Exploring Shoplifting Arrests and Their Legal Ramifications

Shoplifting is a serious offense that involves intentionally stealing merchandise from a retail establishment. The act encompasses various actions, such as hiding items, altering price tags, swapping packaging, or leaving a store without paying. If you find yourself facing a shoplifting charge, it is important to be aware of the potential legal consequences and your rights within the legal system.…

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How Does Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Differ from Drunk Driving?

Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are serious offenses that endanger lives and can result in severe legal consequences. While most people are familiar with the concept of drunk driving, it’s important to understand how driving under the influence of drugs differs from driving under the influence of alcohol. In this article, we will explore the…

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The Ins and Outs of New Jersey Sex Crime Investigations

Sex crimes are serious offenses that carry severe consequences, both legally and socially. Being accused of a sex crime can have a profound impact on one’s life, reputation, and future. In New Jersey, sex crime investigations are conducted meticulously to ensure fairness and justice. In this article, we will delve into the ins and outs of New Jersey sex crime…

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When Weapons Cross State Lines: Understanding Interstate Weapons Offenses in New Jersey

The issue of interstate weapons offenses is a serious one, especially in a state like New Jersey, which has some of the toughest gun laws in the country. When weapons cross state lines, individuals may unwittingly find themselves in violation of federal and state laws, leading to serious consequences.  In this article, we will discuss the various laws and regulations…

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From Possession to Trafficking: Navigating NJ’s Drug Crime Laws

Drug crimes are taken very seriously in the state of New Jersey, and the penalties for drug-related offenses can be severe. Drug crimes are categorized by the type of drug, the amount of drug involved, and the intention behind the offense. Drug offenses can range from simple possession to drug trafficking, and navigating New Jersey’s drug crime laws can be…

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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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    At Aydelotte & Scardella, LLC, we have dedicated our legal careers to defending individuals who have been accused of a crime. We will take the time to answer any questions you may have about the charges against you, what to expect during the process and develop the strongest criminal defense strategy available in your case. We know that a criminal conviction can follow you for the rest of your life, so we will leave no stone unturned to ensure that you have the strongest defense as possible.
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