Reckless Driving in New Jersey
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Reckless Driving in New Jersey

Disregarding traffic rules and ignoring the safety of other drivers or pedestrians is dangerous driving behavior that can lead to charges of a moving violation such as reckless driving. Some of the most common types of reckless driving charges result from: Speeding at excessive speeds, including racing against other vehicles Failing to obey traffic signals » Read More

Weapons on School Property

At the end of the 2018 school year, two Lakewood, New Jersey students were charged with bringing a loaded gun to school. The students were immediately apprehended, no threats of violence were made, and no one was injured. However, when a child brings a weapon to school, the story does not always end well. Many » Read More

Interlock Devices

Ignition interlock devices are breath-testing machines that attach to a vehicle’s steering column to prevent the car from starting if the driver’s breath exceeds a certain blood alcohol content (BAC) limit. Once the vehicle is in motion, the driver is required to perform additional breath tests every 15 minutes. Most interlock devices are installed with » Read More

Auto Theft Laws

Stealing a car is a serious offense in any state. In New Jersey, if someone takes, operates, or exercises control over a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner, or another person authorized to give consent, they can be found guilty of auto theft. There is a broad range of possible auto theft offenses, » Read More

Are There Any Defenses to a Sex Crime?

Although different states have slightly different definitions, sexual assault generally refers to any crime in which the victim has been subjected to unwanted or offensive sexual touching by the offender. Though the elements are essentially the same, the wording and scope may vary considerably from state to state. What is Sexual Assault? Sexual assault consists » Read More

White-Collar Crimes

White-collar crime refers to a financial crime committed by business, corporate, and government professionals. While both embezzlement and money laundering are considered white-collar crimes, there are several differences. The charge of embezzlement is usually reserved for those who have privileged access to the stolen property. Through this access, embezzlers acquire the goods or property without the knowledge » Read More

Labor Day and Holiday DUI

Labor Day weekend is traditionally celebrated as the unofficial end of summer. While the weather is conducive to driving, summer is also a time of high risk for car accidents. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), fatal car accidents in summer account for nearly half of all fatal » Read More

Colleges and Universities are Mandated to Report Crimes

Colleges and universities are required to maintain records and report crime to the United States Department of Education because of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act, also known as the Clery Act, that was passed in 1990. The Clery Act is a federal law that requires colleges and » Read More

Passenger DUI Arrest

A night on the town can come back to haunt you. If you drink too much alcohol, letting another drunk individual drive you home is not a good idea. If the police pull the car over, they may arrest the drunken driver. However, under New Jersey law, it is possible for a passenger to be » Read More

What to Do If You Are Accused of Sexual Misconduct

In New Jersey, those accused of sexual assault face severe penalties, including possible jail time and registering as a sex offender. If you are accused of sexual misconduct, it is important to know the difference between sexual harassment and sexual assault, understand the laws as they apply to both, and contact an experienced Camden County sex » Read More