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Many New Jersey Police Use Body Cameras

14.02.2017 in Criminal Defense

The footage from police body cameras has many potential uses. It can be used to protect the police, ensure defendants are not falsely accused or convicted of crimes, and save criminal courts money. Nearly half of New Jersey police use body cameras now. If you…

Is It Worth Going to Trial for a DUI?

06.02.2017 in Criminal Defense, DWI

When you have been arrested for a DUI, you will soon be faced with the decision of whether or not to go to trial. There is no perfect one-size-fits-all answer to this question. You may benefit from going to trial or your New Jersey DUI…

New Jersey Car Accident Laws

23.01.2017 in Personal Injury

When you are in a car accident, there are potentially dozens of laws that apply to your situation. From basic insurance requirements to the statute of limitations on your legal claims, you need to know about car accident laws in New Jersey to avoid breaking…

Winter Slip & Fall Accidents in New Jersey

09.01.2017 in Personal Injury

The onset of winter weather can create the perfect conditions for slip and fall injuries to occur. Winter slip and fall accidents are a common occurrence during these cold months, with streets and sidewalks becoming covered with ice and snow. These kinds of accidents can…

New Jersey Bail Reform to Take Effect in January 2017

05.01.2017 in Criminal Defense

On January 1, 2017, a sweeping bail reform law took effect in New Jersey. According to the New Jersey Judiciary’s Criminal Justice Reform Information Center, the new bail system is fairer to indigent defendants because it makes their ability to pay money for bail irrelevant…

Harsher Marijuana Sentences a Possibility in 2017

30.12.2016 in Criminal Defense, Drug Charges

In recent years, marijuana has received a lot of national attention because of numerous successful state-level initiatives to decriminalize its use. However, many of these state initiatives are headed for a collision course with federal law, which still classifies marijuana as a schedule 1 controlled…

Do I Need an Adoption Lawyer?

09.12.2016 in Family Law

Many people choose to build their families through adoption, which is the legal process of creating a new parent-child relationship. Adoption can take place through many different routes, and each has its own set of laws and procedures at the state, federal, and even international…