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2 Surprising Traffic Violations With Harsh Penalties In New Jersey

December 6th, 2019

When you think of traffic violations, you probably think of getting a small ticket and then moving on. However, there are a couple of traffic violations that have harsher penalties. If you are charged with a traffic violation, contact a New Jersey attorney, such as Leon Matchin, as soon as possible. By studying the details […]

Characteristics of A Good New Jersey Attorney

November 29th, 2019

Getting in trouble with the law can be scary. People often find themselves facing jail time, hefty fines, and permanent marks on their record and don’t know what to do. If you have been charged with a crime, it is always a good idea to hire a New Jersey attorney, such as Leon Matchin, to […]

How An Attorney Can Help You Get Charges Downgraded or Dismissed

November 22nd, 2019

It can be scary to be charged for a crime. Often, charges come along with jail time and hefty fines. They can also go on your permanent record, which can greatly affect your future. Instead of blindly accepting the charges, hire a New Jersey attorney like Leon Matchin to help get the charges downgraded or […]

How To Fight DUI Charges In Court

November 15th, 2019

If you or a loved one has received a DUI, don’t panic. Often, a New Jersey attorney, such as Leon Matchin, can help. An attorney will evaluate the evidence of your case and can also determine if it is unfair or invalid. Sometimes your attorney can dispute the results of the balance test or the […]

Types of Criminal Trespassing and the Associated Penalties

November 8th, 2019

Criminal trespassing occurs when a person unlawfully enters a structure or property.  There are a few different crimes that are classified as criminal trespassing, each with their own consequences. It is important to remember that trespassing can be classified as a criminal offense, which can hurt your permanent record. Those who are charged should immediately […]

Penalties For Resisting Arrest

November 1st, 2019

Resisting arrest is a crime in the state of New Jersey. Typically, it is considered a disorderly persons offense, but depending on the circumstances, it could be a third- or fourth-degree crime. If you have been charged with resisting arrest, call your local New Jersey attorney, Leon Matchin. He has more than ten years of […]

What Does It Mean To Be Charged With Criminal Mischief?

October 25th, 2019

“Criminal mischief” is a common charge, but what exactly does it mean? Graffiti is criminal mischief. Tampering with a grave is criminal mischief. Messing with a water main is criminal mischief. What do all of these have in common, and what are the penalties? Fortunately, a New Jersey attorney such as Leon Matchin can help […]

What Happens When You Leave The Scene of An Accident in New Jersey?

October 18th, 2019

Did you know that leaving the scene of an accident in New Jersey can either be classified as a traffic or criminal offense? The charge depends on the damage and whether it was property damage or personal injury. If you have left the scene of an accident and are facing charges, you need to call […]

Controlled Substance Charges and How A Lawyer Can Help

October 11th, 2019

There are many different controlled substance charges that people can face. These charges fall under the realm of criminal charges and have major associated penalties.  If you have received a controlled substance charge, you need to call a New Jersey attorney, such as Leon Matchin, as soon as possible. By working with an attorney, your […]

Common Charges Faced By Minors

October 4th, 2019

New Jersey attorney Leon Matchin sees several charges that minors receive more frequently. These include possession of alcohol, driving without a license, and shoplifting. As a minor, it can be overwhelming to get in trouble with the law and be charged with something that could potentially end up on a permanent record. As a minor, […]

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