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What Happens If You Drive With A Suspended License?

February 14th, 2020

A driver’s license can be suspended for a variety of reasons. New Jersey Law (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40) says: “no person whose driver’s license has been suspended or refused shall personally operate a motor vehicle during the period of suspension.” Driving with a suspended license has various consequences, including fines and jail time. If you or a […]

How A New Jersey Attorney Can Help With Assault Charges

February 7th, 2020

In New Jersey law, assault is identified as a person threatening another person with imminent bodily harm. Assault charges are broken out into simple and aggravated categories based on the scenario. Because of this, the penalty depends on the assault’s categorization. However, don’t feel hopeless if you have been charged with assault. A New Jersey […]

How A New Jersey Attorney Can Help Get A Speeding Ticket Dropped

January 31st, 2020

Speed is one of the most common reasons to get a ticket in the state of New Jersey. Unfortunately, speeding tickets can come with fines and point violations added to your license. If you think you have been wrongly charged with speeding, it is time to contact a New Jersey attorney like Leon Matchin. An […]

How A New Jersey Attorney Can Help You With Expungement

January 24th, 2020

Have you considered how expungement can help if you find that your criminal or arrest record is getting in the way of your future? In many circumstances, your record can affect your ability to join the military, get into college, or apply for a new job. Employers and schools do background checks and will often […]

How A New Jersey Attorney Can Help Reinstate Your Driver’s License

January 17th, 2020

Not having a license can be very difficult. Not only are you unable to drive yourself anywhere, but you don’t even have a valid form of ID. Licenses are suspended for many reasons. If you need help reinstating a suspended license, it is time to call a New Jersey attorney like Leon Matchin. He has […]

Shoplifting Penalties and How A New Jersey Attorney Can Help

January 10th, 2020

Shoplifting is defined by New Jersey law as “any action taken with the intent of not paying for – or paying less than the full price of – an item.” This could include putting something in your purse that you didn’t buy and taking it out of the store or removing/altering a price tag on […]

How Can Your New Jersey Attorney Defend Assault Charges?

January 3rd, 2020

In the state of New Jersey, assault charges are separated into two categories: simple assault and aggravated assault. A simple assault is the basic charge, which is classified as a disorderly persons offense. If the assault is more serious, then it will fall into the aggravated assault category. If you or a loved one have […]

How Do I Know If I Need A New Jersey Attorney?

December 27th, 2019

If you find yourself in a sticky situation where you have been charged with breaking the law, you may need a New Jersey attorney such as Leon Matchin. Often, criminal charges come with harsh penalties like jail time, fines, and community service. As an individual, it can be hard to navigate court and trying to […]

What Is A Personal Injury Lawsuit and How Can Your New Jersey Attorney Help?

December 20th, 2019

New Jersey has some strict laws when it comes to who pays for personal injuries. Generally, personal injuries occur as a result of a car accident. New Jersey has two laws called the “no-fault” rule and the “lawsuit limitation.” These laws put the responsibility of payment for injuries on the injured party’s insurance. This can […]

How To Prepare For Your First Appointment With Your New Jersey Attorney

December 13th, 2019

It can be scary to be charged with a traffic or criminal violation. The penalties can be harsh, and depending on the crime, it may be put on your permanent record. It can be overwhelming and intimidating to handle the charges alone. This is why it is so important to call a New Jersey attorney, […]

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