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What Happens If You Leave The Scene of An Accident

October 18th, 2018

Leaving the scene of an accident, sometimes called a “hit and run,” can result in some heavy penalties. This is especially true in New Jersey, which has always had strict traffic laws. If you’ve been accused of leaving the scene of an accident in New Jersey, take a look at some of the possible repercussions […]

What Is The Penalty For Driving Without Insurance?

October 11th, 2018

For more than a decade, Leon Matchin and his team have been representing those who are accused of driving without insurance. The state of New Jersey requires all motorists to carry a minimum amount of liability insurance, and drivers who don’t meet those requirements risk getting into difficult legal battles. Driving Without Insurance Driving with […]

The Penalties of Trespassing

October 4th, 2018

Most people don’t spend their spare time reading up on trespassing laws. If you’ve moved to New Jersey from a different state, you may inadvertently commit a misdemeanor or crime in New Jersey that wouldn’t have had any penalties in your home state. It’s always a good idea to get to know a state’s laws and […]

How to Prevent Reckless Driving

September 27th, 2018

Reckless driving puts people in danger, even causing death in some cases. Most states in the US have strict laws surrounding reckless driving. New Jersey, of course, takes it seriously. New Jersey has some of the most rigid traffic laws in the United States. For this reason, New Jersey drivers should remain especially careful. Below […]

What Matters Are Handled by The Municipal Court?

September 20th, 2018

The municipal court mainly handles non-indictable disorderly persons (misdemeanors) and traffic cases including DUIs. The courts ensure the fair and efficient service of justice in a timely manner. If you need help, a municipal court attorney could help you. Cases Commonly Handled by The Municipal Court Municipal courts handle a variety of cases on a […]

Know When You Need A Criminal Defense Lawyer

September 13th, 2018

Hiring a criminal defense lawyer can help you protect your rights. You have several options when you are facing criminal offense charges. These other options may seem best; however, there are many reasons why you should consider hiring a criminal defense lawyer. Why You Should Choose a Criminal Defense Lawyer When charged with any criminal […]

What Are the Maximum Penalties for A Disorderly Persons Offense

September 5th, 2018

In New Jersey, a disorderly persons offense is described as something that causes disruption, shoplifting, fighting, making threats, or creating a dangerous environment. Individuals may also be charged with disorderly conduct if they are found in possession of alcohol and are underaged or are in possession of illegal marijuana. The penalties vary depending on your […]

When Should You Hire an Experienced Criminal Lawyer?

August 29th, 2018

When authorities charge you with a crime, it’s common practice to hire a criminal lawyer. It is usually the best thing you can do for yourself when facing criminal charges. You don’t want to hire just anyone; you want an experienced criminal lawyer. The right lawyer, armed with knowledge and experience, will help you face […]

What Are the Penalties of Shoplifting in New Jersey

August 22nd, 2018

Each state has different penalties regarding shoplifting. However, shoplifters in New Jersey face the penalty of community service, fines, and jail time. The offender must also pay back the shop owner for any losses due to the shoplifting. What do the Courts Consider Shoplifting? The state of New Jersey defines shoplifting as any action performed […]

How to Get Your Record Expunged with an Expungement Attorney

August 15th, 2018

Unfortunately, criminal records do not automatically disappear over time. As a result, these records make it difficult for an individual to get a job or rent an apartment. This difficulty is also due to increased use of background checks when applying for nearly anything. A criminal record doesn’t have to mean the end for you. […]

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