Is it true that a first-time DWI is not a serious legal matter? Absolutely not. Any DWI in New Jersey is a serious issue and can result in significant consequences, including probation, fines, community service, the loss of your driver’s license, and even jail time. Furthermore, if you are convicted of drunk driving, it can … Continue reading FAQs: DWI in New Jersey
Earlier this year, Governor Christie signed a bill into law significantly shortening the time that a person must wait to get their criminal record expunged. When a record is expunged, it is made inaccessible to people who are searching for it except in very limited cases. The new law shortens the period a person must … Continue reading Shortening Time for Expungement
Possessing a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) is against the law in New Jersey. A CDS can be a so-called street drug such as heroin or can be a prescription drug if you do not have a valid prescription to possess that medication. The charges and punishments under NJ drug possession laws vary depending on the … Continue reading Drug Classifications and Possession Laws
One of the fundamental principles of the criminal justice system is that people who are accused of crimes are considered innocent until they are proven guilty. In practice, however, people who are simply accused of crimes often have their lives turned upside down while they are waiting to establish their innocence. Two driving factors behind … Continue reading 2016-2017 Criminal Justice Reform
Personal injury cases can be very different from one another, as they may arise from a car accident, a fall, dangerous pharmaceutical, and other sources of injury. However, the process of recovering for your injury-related losses from negligent parties is similar in most cases. The following is a brief overview of the steps in a … Continue reading What are the Steps in a Personal Injury Case?