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Personal Injury in New Jersey: What You Need to Know

April 16th, 2021

Personal injury lawsuits are a common occurrence in the aftermath of a car accident. Often, a driver will sue the person who caused the accident for compensation of medical bills, lost wages, and for pain and suffering. Drivers need to know that in New Jersey, it is very difficult to sue for personal injury after […]

Careless Driving in New Jersey: Law, Consequences, and Potential Defenses

April 9th, 2021

In the state of New Jersey, drivers can face a careless driving or a reckless driving charge. Careless driving charges come with less severe penalties. Careless driving is when a driver operates their vehicle without due caution in a way that could endanger others. Reckless driving, on the other hand, is when someone drives a […]

What Are the Penalties for Possessing Drug Paraphernalia?

April 2nd, 2021

Possession of drug paraphernalia is an interesting charge. Individuals can face harsh consequences for being caught with an item that indicates intent of drug use, even if no drugs are present. For example, things like glass crack pipes or razor blades could be a reason for an officer to make an arrest even if there […]

Resisting Arrest: What to Expect in Court

March 26th, 2021

A resisting arrest charge is a double whammy. Not only do you face the penalties for the crime you were getting arrested for, but you also face the penalties of resisting the arrest. Resisting arrest is usually classified as a disorderly persons offense. However, depending on the situation, it could be a third- or fourth-degree […]

How An Attorney Can Help You Fight DWI Charges in Court

March 19th, 2021

A DWI charge is a major violation under New Jersey law. Driving while intoxicated can put you, your passengers, other drivers out on the road, and pedestrians in immediate danger. Adults 21 and older can be charged with a DWI if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 or greater. If the driver is under […]

How An Attorney Can Help With New Jersey Traffic Law Violations Charges

March 12th, 2021

Traffic violations are very common. New Jersey traffic law provides drivers with various penalties when they break the law. Some of these penalties are a small fine, while others are much more serious, like jail time and license suspension. Receiving a traffic violation is not the end of everything. Working with an attorney gives you […]

What Happens When You Drive Without Insurance?

March 5th, 2021

According to New Jersey traffic law, it is a violation to drive without insurance. If a driver is operating a motor vehicle without insurance, they will receive penalties including fines, community service, DMV surcharges, license suspension, and sometimes even jail time. The penalties vary based on whether it was a first or subsequent offense. If […]

Reckless Driving: The Aftermath

February 27th, 2021

Reckless driving is defined as driving “in wilful or wanton disregard of the rights and safety of others.” This charge is far more extreme than merely accidentally going 10 miles over the speed limit. If you have been charged with reckless driving, you will need the help of a New Jersey attorney, like Leon Matchin. […]

What to Know About Expungement and How a New Jersey Attorney Can Help

February 20th, 2021

Do you have a criminal charge or arrest record from your past that you wish you could erase? Having a criminal record is something that follows people around for years. Unfortunately, it can create difficulties when applying for future jobs or for college. Thanks to the expungement process, there is a way to wipe your […]

Knowing Where You Stand With DWI Charges

February 13th, 2021

If you’re charged with a DWI in New Jersey, contact attorney Leon Matchin right away. He is experienced with DWI cases and is an expert on New Jersey traffic laws. While DWIs are considered traffic offenses in New Jersey, the penalties are very serious. It’s important to engage an attorney as soon as possible.  DWI […]

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