Manufacturing Illegal Drugs
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 30, 2016
Even if you have no intention of using drugs or illegal substances, simply having them on your person can be cause for your arrest and criminal charges. “Holding it for a friend” is not considered a viable excuse in a … Continued
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Published in Categories: Drug Posession




I Swear!
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 21, 2016
When you lose your temper, it can be hard to control what comes out of your mouth—and that’s fairly universal for people across the globe. Anger makes us say and do things we would normally consider taboo, like raising your … Continued
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Published in Categories: Domestic Violence




Roadblocking the Rights of Drivers
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 30, 2016
On just about every holiday weekend, including this upcoming Halloween, New Jersey’s police officers line the streets with roadblocks and checkpoints that are designed to catch drunk drivers and keep them off the main streets. Roadblocks are also popular tactics … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




Teen Drinking in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 27, 2016
Just about everyone knows the legal drinking age in New Jersey is 21, and everyone under that age may be subject to fines, penalties or even jail time if they are caught drinking. However, it is fairly well-known that many … Continued
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Published in Categories: Juvenile Defense




Dealing With Substance Abuse in the Courtroom
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 16, 2016
Addiction is a compulsive behavior and breaking an addiction requires significant willpower, as well as repeated actions designed to counteract the compulsions that lead to a specific behavior. Recovering alcoholics attend AA meetings, avoid bars and drinking in social situations, … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug Posession




Right to Remain Silent
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 13, 2016
Along with “We the People” and “Four score and seven years ago,” “You have the right to remain silent” is one of the most widely-recognized phrases in our country. Thanks to criminal shows like CSI and Law and Order SVU, … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




New Jersey’s Controlled Dangerous Substances
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 28, 2016
Everyone knows that drugs are bad and using them can have dire consequences, including jail time, fines, loss of employment and personal repercussions. But drug use is highly subjective because of the changing nature of drugs on the market and … Continued
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Published in Categories: Drug Posession




Prepping for Your Defense
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 14, 2016
If you are facing criminal charges, you need a professional attorney with a strong drive and high success rate on your side. Having a good attorney can take your case from a seemingly lost cause — no matter what the … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Aggravated Assault
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 31, 2016
Navigating an aggravated assault case can be extremely complicated, especially when the perpetrator is a teenager. There are many factors that determine how serious an aggravated assault charge is and what the consequences may be. Simple assault is a disorderly … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Solitary Confinement for Younger Inmates
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 27, 2016
Rikers Island in New York has a reputation for violence and despair across the country. As the second largest jail in the United States that is home to anywhere from 11,000 to 12,500 inmates at any given time, Rikers is … Continued
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Published in Categories: Juvenile Defense