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July

Blog Posts in July, 2014

  • Brothers held in lieu of bail

    Many people choose to live in New Jersey to enjoy its opportunities and quality of life. However, New Jersey is no more immune to criminal problems than any other state. Laws are in place to keep communities safe for all people as well as to ensure that people who are suspected of criminal activities are treated fairly. Every person arrested deserves the chance for a thorough criminal defense in ...
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  • Truck driver arrested for drunk driving

    A driver in New Jersey who is charged with drunk driving or a related offense may spend time in jail, lose driving privileges, be ordered to pay steep fines and more. A DUI conviction can remain on a person’s driving record for many years and also impact that driver’s ability to obtain affordable automobile insurance or even get to and from a job. If the person charged with a DUI is operating a ...
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  • Former university official accused of sex crimes

    The world of criminal law is extremely complex and includes misdemeanors as well as felonies. Sex crimes are one category of charges that may be faced by parents, teachers, care providers or even strangers. However, it is important for those accused as well as others to remember that accusations are not convictions. Every person has the right to secure a thorough defense when such allegations are ...
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  • Trying to find housing after leaving prison

    There are very few crimes in which someone in New Jersey will continue to be punished long after he or she is released from prison. Once a sentence is served, a former offender is free to go and to start his or her life over. For people convicted of sex crimes, however, they often are ordered to join the New Jersey sex offender registry, which makes public their crimes, their home addresses and ...
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  • Man convicted of narcotics distribution in Bergen County

    A man has been convicted of multiple charges stemming from his involvement in a narcotics network that spanned the nation from coast to coast. That network was shut down in 2012 when New Jersey State Police seized more than $1 million in cash and 40 kilos of cocaine with a street value of at least $1.4 million. The money and drugs were found in a Metuchen warehouse authorities say the network was ...
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  • New Jersey to use new devices following drunk driving convictions

    If both the New Jersey State Senate and Gov. Chris Christie approve a bill that would require ignition interlocks for most drunk driving convictions, New Jersey will have one of the tougher responses to drunk driving in the country. As it is, if someone in Newark were to be arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, he or she would face a difficult road, but the proposed law would require ...
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  • Man faces prison for sexual solicitation through the Internet

    Authorities are cracking down on online sex crimes in order to keep children safe. Many police officers participate in undercover activities in order to nab those allegedly performing indecent actions toward minors. A New Jersey man is facing prison time for sexual solicitation through the internet. He has been convicted and will be sentenced on Aug. 22. This makes it the second time the ...
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  • 6 New Jersey moms accused of school lunch fraud

    Free or reduced-cost school lunches are godsends to New Jersey families who cannot otherwise afford these meals for their children. In 2013, more than 650,000 children throughout the state participated in this program. However, free meals can be enticing even to families making six-figure incomes. Some people may go to great lengths -- including lying -- in order to take advantage of this ...
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