5 Defenses if You Failed the Field Sobriety Tests New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 30, 2021
When you get pulled over for drunk driving in New Jersey, you are not required to take the field sobriety tests (FSTs). But, the police also aren’t required to tell you that you aren’t required to take them. As a … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




How the Fourth Amendment Applies in Criminal Cases in Essex County, NJ
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 16, 2021
When you get charged with a crime under New Jersey law, avoiding a conviction means preventing the prosecution from meeting its burden of proof. You don’t need to prove that you are innocent—you just need to prevent the prosecution from … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




What To Do if You Get a DUI During Labor Day Weekend in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 31, 2021
Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of Summer, and it is also a weekend when many people get pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) in New Jersey. The police maintain a heavy presence on the roads throughout … Continued
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What Do You Need to Know if You Got a DWI at College in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 17, 2021
Whether you are returning to college or you have just started freshman year, being on campus is entirely unlike living at home with your parents. While you can now go out and party with friends whenever you want to, you … Continued
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Your Child is Facing Juvenile Charges in NJ: What You Need to Know
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 30, 2021
If your child has been detained on juvenile charges in New Jersey, it will be important for you to speak with a Morristown juvenile lawyer about your child’s situation. The initial stages of your child’s case will move quickly; and, … Continued
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Published in Categories: Juvenile Defense




What Happens if You Violate a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in NJ?
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 16, 2021
When someone accuses you of domestic violence, you will typically have a restraining order entered against you. The New Jersey police and family law courts take all allegations of domestic violence very seriously, and you can have a temporary restraining … Continued
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5 Tips for Avoiding a New Jersey DUI This Summer
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 30, 2021
It’s summer, and that means it’s party time for many New Jersey residents. It also means that the police will be out in full force patrolling for drunk drivers. If you plan on partying this summer, here are five tips … Continued
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When Can the Police Seize Drugs Without a Warrant in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 16, 2021
When the police make an arrest on suspicion of drug possession, distribution or manufacturing, they will typically seize any evidence they can find in the vicinity. In many cases, they will do so without a warrant. While the Fourth Amendment … Continued
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Published in Categories: Drug Posession




What is a Conditional Discharge in a New Jersey Drug Crime Case?
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 28, 2021
When facing a drug charge in New Jersey, there are several potential defenses available. However, it still won’t be possible to use these defenses to avoid a conviction in many cases. Prosecutors will have the evidence they need, and even … Continued
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7 Defenses to Drug Crimes in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 14, 2021
Drug crimes carry serious penalties in New Jersey. If you have been charged with possession, manufacturing, trafficking, sale or distribution, you could be facing substantial fines and months or years behind bars. However, there are several possible defenses to drug … Continued
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Published in Categories: Drug Posession