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DUI Vehicular Homicide

Vehicular homicide is a very serious charge in New Jersey, and it can be more complicated if the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI). It may result in a conviction if it is proved that the driver caused another person’s fatality by driving their car, truck, or boat in a » Read More

Dealing with a Domestic Violence Charge

Domestic violence is an epidemic in New Jersey. Research supports the fact that thousands of spouses and other family members are abused each year, and sometimes this abuse leads to debilitating injuries and fatalities. New Jersey takes domestic violence seriously and those accused of this crime can face serious consequences, which could result in: No » Read More

Fake IDs in New Jersey

Hundreds of underaged teenagers and young adults flock to the Jersey Shore and other local party towns with what they believe to be a sure-fire way to get into a bar, club, or liquor store. What they may not realize is that most bouncers, bartenders, and liquor store employees have a keen eye for spotting » Read More

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