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Three Tips to Remember During Your Expungement

February 28th, 2017

We all make mistakes; what’s most important is that we learn from those mistakes and then leave them in the past where they belong. Expungement is the legal equivalent of just that – learning from your mistake and moving on. An effective expungement can wipe your legal slate clean by removing or expunging the crime […]

Tax Season is Coming: A Look at Tax Evasion

February 15th, 2017

Tax evasion is known as a white collar crime and it comes with its own set of serious legal consequences. If you work with taxes in any capacity – whether as an accountant, a business manager or owner, or even as an employee – you could find yourself on the receiving end of tax fraud […]

What If Marijuana Were Legal In NJ?

February 7th, 2017

Currently, while the state has a highly regulated medical marijuana program, New Jersey does not allow the recreational use of Marijuana. According to a report published at nbcphiladelphia.com, however, that may soon change. Legalization efforts to date have largely been stalled by current Governor Chris Christie’s opposition, who believes that marijuana can act as a […]

Could Skipping a Toll Cost You Your License?

February 1st, 2017

There are many different offenses that can lead to a loss of your driving privileges in New Jersey. The Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) can suspend your driver’s license for the following reasons and more: Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs Refusing a breathalyzer test Multiple points violations on your driving record Failing […]

Did You Violate Your Probation?

January 24th, 2017

Probation in New Jersey allows you to avoid jail time, but there are specific conditions of release with which you must comply. To maintain this opportunity, it is necessary that you satisfy certain obligations: Stay out of legal trouble; Meet with your probation officer regularly; Fulfill any court-ordered community service; Pass random drug tests; Attend […]

4 Things You Need to Understand about Drug Crimes

January 11th, 2017

Everyone should be aware that it is against the law to possess, manufacture, or sell certain types of drugs. However, like any other type of law, the criminal laws in New Jersey regarding drugs can be confusing and many people do not know the specifics about drug laws. However, drugs are a major issue in […]

Gun Sales on the Rise

January 3rd, 2017

Data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicates that background checks related to the purchase of a gun increased by 41 percent between October 2015 and October 2016, according to a report published at NJ.com. Some observers connect the uptick in people starting the process of purchasing a gun to uncertainty having to […]

Winter is Coming, It’s the Law to Clear Snow Off Of Your Car

December 1st, 2016

After a blizzard and you finally dig yourself out of the mountains of snow in your driveway, it can be tempting to simply rush out to wherever you are late to be. However, this may leave you still with a few solid inches of snow atop the roof of your car. Maybe it’s not even […]

“Ralph and David’s Law”

November 23rd, 2016

New Jersey Considering Increased Penalties to Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Law Ralph Politi Jr. and David Heim were two of many victims to lose their lives as a result of drunk driving, or as referred to under New Jersey Law, driving under the influence. Many drunk drivers who cause DUI fatalities are convicted only […]

Believe It or Not: New Jersey Is More Lenient on DUIs Than Other States

November 14th, 2016

New Jersey’s DUI laws and punishments are some of the more lenient ones in the United States, according to this study by WalletHub. The study ranked New Jersey as the 44th strictest state. One reason New Jersey ranks on the lenient side is that it does not automatically suspend driver’s licenses for those charged (but […]

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