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How a New Jersey Attorney Can Help with Getting Charged with a Crime on School Property

September 18th, 2020

Criminal or traffic violations come with a set of assigned penalties in the state of New Jersey. Certain crimes or traffic violations have stricter penalties if they are committed on school property. From speeding to being under the influence, these violations can be a lot more dangerous when committed on school property. In order to […]

False Imprisonment and New Jersey Attorney

September 4th, 2020

False imprisonment sounds like a very intense charge to receive, but what exactly does it mean? Under New Jersey law, imprisonment is defined as knowingly restraining someone to interfere with their liberty. This crime is classified as a disorderly person’s offense. In addition, it comes with a variety of penalties, from jail time to potential […]

New Jersey Attorney and Traffic Violations

August 28th, 2020

Summer is here! Many New Jersey residents are antsy to go on vacation after being stuck at home quarantining this spring. Due to COVID-19, many vacationers this summer will be driving to their destinations rather than flying. Instead of flying to a Florida beach vacation, why not drive to the Jersey Shore? While vacationers who […]

Reinstated License with New Jersey Attorney

August 21st, 2020

Has your New Jersey driver’s license been suspended, but now you live out of state? Are you ready to drive in your new state or get an in-state license? Maybe you can’t because your license was suspended in New Jersey? Leon Matchin, a New Jersey attorney, has helped numerous drivers throughout the United States regain […]

Types of Assault and New Jersey Attorney

August 14th, 2020

In New Jersey, assault is defined as a person that purposely, recklessly, or negligently causes injury or the fear of serious injury to another person. Assault is broken further down into two categories: simple assault and aggravated assault. The level of the assault charge is determined by the seriousness of the injury or if a […]

Shoplifting in New Jersey: Penalties and Potential Defenses

August 7th, 2020

Shoplifting is a crime with various charges and penalties depending on the dollar amount of the items that were stolen. A shoplifting charge for an item under $200 is a disorderly persons charge. Defendants could face up to 6 months in jail. However, these charges are often reduced so there is no jail time. The […]

4 Things You Need to Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits

July 24th, 2020

Getting into an accident can be a horrible experience. Often it can leave people injured, causing high medical bills and potentially lost wages from time off work. Many of those who have been injured in accidents sue the responsible party as part of a personal injury lawsuit. This can cover medical bills, lost wages, and […]

Facing Juvenile Charges and How A New Jersey Attorney Can Help

July 17th, 2020

Facing charges as a juvenile is not like being charged as an adult. Everything from what happens after the arrest to how the trial goes through court is different. To be classified as a juvenile, one must be under the age of 18.  Being charged as a juvenile can be scary. As a parent, you […]

Common Traffic Violations and Potential Defenses

July 10th, 2020

What are the most common reasons for hiring a New Jersey attorney? A lot of those reasons involve traffic violations. New Jersey is a notoriously tough place for drivers, with strict driving laws and harsh penalties for violating those laws. Is it any wonder that so many New Jersey drivers hire attorneys? In New Jersey […]

5 Traffic Violations With Serious Consequences

July 3rd, 2020

Most people hear “traffic violation” and assume they will get a ticket and a fine and then go on their way. While this is true for many traffic violations, some come with more severe consequences. If you receive a more serious traffic violation, don’t feel overwhelmed or defeated. A New Jersey attorney like Matchin can […]

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