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Concealed Carry Reform Passes NJ Legislature

The New Jersey Senate narrowly passed a bill that reforms the state’s regulations for the concealed carry of firearms, in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could make it easier to obtain concealed carry permits.  New Jersey Senate Passes Bill Along Party Lines; Gov. Murphy Indicates Intent to Sign The Democratic Party-controlled New Jersey Senate voted largely…

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Ex-U.N. Employee Sentenced For Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Women

A New Jersey resident and former United Nations employee was recently arrested for allegedly drugging 20 women and sexually assaulting another 13 over a span of 20 years. The defendant worked for the United Nations in Iraq as a communications specialist.  On Thursday, October 27, 2022, he was sentenced to 15 years in prison. In May of 2022, the offender…

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Driver Carjacked at Wawa; What to Expect if You’re Charged With This Crime

A resident of Medford, NJ was carjacked while waiting to put air in her tires at a local Wawa. The victim reported that she was approached by a man around 2:30 pm on October 22, 2022, who then physically removed her from her 2015 Nissan Rogue. Two other men then got into the vehicle and drove off.  Video footage from…

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Can a Cop Still Search My Vehicle If I Was Pulled Over for a Broken Taillight?

If a police officer pulls you over for a broken taillight or other minor vehicle code infraction related to your vehicle, such as an obstructed license plate or tinted windows, you may be shocked or alarmed if the police try to search your vehicle during the stop. But can law enforcement search your vehicle after you were stopped for a…

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Can High School Fights Be Prosecuted?

When two or more students get into a fight at school, it can lead to involvement with the courts for one or more of the students in the fight. Whether a high school fight will be prosecuted may depend on the facts and circumstances of the altercation, how the fight was resolved, and whether anyone suffered injuries in the fight. …

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Actor Gary Busey Charged with Sex Offenses in Cherry Hill

Actor Gary Busey was charged with several counts of sex crimes after he was alleged to have groped at least three individuals while attending a horror convention in Cherry Hill, NJ Busey Faces Charges Related to Groping Incidents Police in Cherry Hill have charged Busey with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual contact and one count of attempted criminal sexual…

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Sentence for Assault in New Jersey

Assault represents one of the most serious violent crimes under New Jersey state law. If you’ve been arrested and charged with assault in New Jersey, you may wonder what kind of sentence you could receive if you are ultimately convicted on your charges. Continue reading to find out what the average sentence for assault is in New Jersey and how…

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Garden State? More Like Cannabis State: Weed Now Legal in New Jersey

On Monday, February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills into effect, officially decriminalizing marijuana. What does this mean though? Can you possess any amount of marijuana and not get arrested? Will your criminal record be expunged? Our criminal defense attorneys answer these questions and more below. Continue reading to learn more now that weed is legal…

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How Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help Me if I’m Arrested for Gun Possession?

Firearms are strictly controlled in New Jersey. Possessing or using a firearm unlawfully in the state can subject you to harsh criminal penalties in the event of a conviction. If you have been arrested on gun possession charges, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help protect your rights and interests and help you fight to avoid the most…

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What Are Your Options If You Were Arrested for a DUI on New Year’s Eve?

Over the New Year’s holiday, law enforcement departments in New Jersey become extra vigilant for drivers under the influence of alcohol. Many municipalities across New Jersey make additional funding available to pay for overtime for officers to patrol for DUI offenders and to run DUI checkpoints during New Year’s Eve. If you go out for the New Year’s Eve holiday…

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