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What are the Leading Causes of Traffic Accidents in New Jersey?

What are the Leading Causes of Traffic Accidents in New Jersey?

There are thousands of drivers on the roads of New Jersey, so accidents are bound to happen. Residents are advised to keep the number of a qualified traffic lawyer in Bordentown NJ in their car at all times to keep themselves protected in the event that they become the victim of an accident. Each day, … Continue reading What are the Leading Causes of Traffic Accidents in New Jersey?

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Charged with a Crime? Consider Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

Charged with a Crime? Consider Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you been arrested for shoplifting, disorderly conduct, or possession of marijuana? If so, these crimes, as well as many other felonies, mean serious consequences. You could be dealing with penalties such as expensive fines, possible jail time, and criminal charges on your public record. These factors can alter your life negatively. Once the penalties … Continue reading Charged with a Crime? Consider Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

Don’t Text and Walk!

Don’t Text and Walk!

Texting while walking may soon be illegal in New Jersey. The practical hazards of mindlessly using your phone while walking down the street may seem fairly obvious, yet we all do it. Each year, more and more people suffer injuries from texting, talking, or listening to music while walking. While we got a good laugh … Continue reading Don’t Text and Walk!

NJ Gun Laws by the Numbers

NJ Gun Laws by the Numbers

Fewer laws are as controversial across the country as those restricting the purchase and use of firearms. Especially with the new presidential executive actions taking place on gun control and expanded background checks, it’s important to be educated on what the laws surrounding gun ownership and possession in the state of New Jersey really are. … Continue reading NJ Gun Laws by the Numbers

The Mad Hare

The Mad Hare

Mall Easter Bunny and a Father Facing Assault Charges The Story A mall Easter bunny and the father of a little girl shocked mall shoppers when they got into a hare-raising brawl at the Newport Centre Mall in New Jersey. The cute photo-op for children took a turn down the wrong rabbit hole when a … Continue reading The Mad Hare

New Law will Make Erasing your Record Quicker and Easier

New Law will Make Erasing your Record Quicker and Easier

By early spring, anyone convicted of a crime in New Jersey will find it significantly less challenging to clear their criminal history. Governor Chris Christie signed legislation that will make it easier for individuals to seek an expungement. The new law cuts the waiting periods and makes various changes to the procedures and requirements. It … Continue reading New Law will Make Erasing your Record Quicker and Easier

NJ Lawmakers Push for Marijuana Reform

NJ Lawmakers Push for Marijuana Reform

As the national tide shifts ever more steadily towards the legalization of recreational marijuana, several New Jersey lawmakers are joining the fight towards decriminalization or legalization of the currently highly controversial drug. On November 16th, the Senate Judiciary Committee opted to hear testimony for and against the transition but did not implement a vote. The … Continue reading NJ Lawmakers Push for Marijuana Reform

Obstruction of Justice Charges

Obstruction of Justice Charges

Though it may seem like a loaded phrase, obstruction of justice is pretty straightforward. If you fail to cooperate with law enforcement officers, you can be charged. Unfortunately, the list of possible ways that you could potentially hinder police is varied and vast. This includes multiple situations, including purposefully impairing, obstructing, or attempting to prevent … Continue reading Obstruction of Justice Charges

New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice System: All about Rehabilitation

New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice System: All about Rehabilitation

In continued effort to promote rehabilitation instead of incarceration, New Jersey has passed a bill facilitating the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders into a law on August 10, 2015. With deep, fundamental concerns of today’s youth, the assemblymen who sponsored this bill focused on the need for an overhaul of the previous processes in an effort … Continue reading New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice System: All about Rehabilitation

The Facts About Fraud

The Facts About Fraud

Insurance fraud occurs when individuals deceive, or attempt to deceive, an insurance company to wrongfully collect money. Under New Jersey law N.J.S. 2C:21-4.6, insurance fraud occurs when someone knowingly submits a fictitious or misleading statement or omits a material fact in connection with insurance.  Insurance fraud can be made through any bill, record, claim, or document and in … Continue reading The Facts About Fraud