Credit Card Fraud
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 27, 2017
After the holiday season, credit card transactions are some of the last things people want to think about, especially if their lists for gifts and parties rivaled Santa’s naughty and nice list. But credit card fraud is a fairly common … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Appeals in Criminal Court
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 24, 2017
If you’ve been convicted of a crime in New Jersey and a judge has issued your sentence, you may still have a few opportunities to have the case reconsidered in court. Most judicial decisions can be appealed, but a thorough … Continued
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Published in Categories: Expungment




Juvenile Waivers in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 22, 2017
Most cases involving accusations that minors have broken a criminal law are handled in family court, where there is an emphasis placed on rehabilitation rather than punishment for younger offenders. However, some juvenile crimes are serious enough to be tried … Continued
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Published in Categories: Juvenile Defense




Distribution of Date Rape Drugs
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 20, 2017
There’s a widespread push to stop the use of date rape drugs across the country, especially on college campuses, where unsuspecting students could be roofied and raped practically anywhere. Due in large part to the college culture—in which many students … Continued
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Published in Categories: Drug Posession




DWI and Visa Revocation
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 15, 2017
Becoming a United States resident—let alone citizen—is a tough road, and for many people who want to remain in the U.S. for work, school, or to start a new life, a visa is one of the documents that allows that … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




Discovery Procedures in Criminal Defense Cases
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 13, 2017
If you have been accused of a crime, you’re entitled to a trial by a jury of your peers to determine whether the State can prove your guilt. At that trial, the attorney for the prosecution will have the opportunity … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Collecting Drug and Alcohol Samples
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 30, 2017
In a DUI traffic stop, the officer typically observes some sort of behavior that raises his or her suspicions about the driver’s ability to operate a vehicle safely. This behavior can be anything from weaving in between the lines on … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




NJ Attorney Targeted in Child Exploitation Crackdown
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 23, 2017
Being a lawyer does not necessarily protect you from criminal activities, especially in the wake of the state’s renewed focus on child exploitation and child pornography trafficking. A New Jersey attorney was recently arrested for charges of trafficking in child … Continued
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Published in Categories: Domestic Violence




Bail and Pre-Trial Release
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 16, 2017
As of January 1, 2017, New Jersey’s current bail have undergone some major changes, and anyone facing criminal charges, or under investigation for criminal activity, will need to understand how these changes could affect their chances of making bail, and … Continued
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Published in Categories: Expungment




Megan’s Law Offenses and Out-of-State Offenders
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 30, 2017
If you have been convicted of a sex offense and have to register under Megan’s Law in New Jersey, the rules for applying for release are extremely strict. If you were originally charged and convicted in New Jersey and you’ve … Continued
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Published in Categories: Domestic Violence