What Are the Three Phases of the Domestic Violence Cycle?
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 31, 2022
In New Jersey, facing allegations of domestic violence can have serious consequences. Domestic violence charges carry enhanced penalties (compared to similar crimes committed in other circumstances), and a judge can impose a temporary restraining order in the alleged perpetrator’s absence. … Continued
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Uncommon Types of Vehicles You Can Get a DUI for Driving Drunk in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 17, 2022
When you imagine someone getting pulled over for drunk driving, what do you see? Most likely, you see someone sitting in the driver’s seat of a car, SUV or pickup truck on the side of the road. But, while these … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




Report: Police Are Cracking Down on Non-Fatal Gun Violence in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 30, 2022
Police in Morristown and other cities across New Jersey are cracking down on non-fatal gun violence. This is according to a report from New Jersey 101.5, which notes that for years the vast majority of these crimes have gone unreported. … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Car Theft Can Lead To Multiple Criminal Charges in Morristown, NJ
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 16, 2022
As we recently discussed, the police are cracking down on car theft in Morristown and the surrounding areas. In that article, we discussed the risks of facing prosecution under New Jersey’s theft statute, which include up to a $15,000 fine … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Police Target Rise in Car Thefts and Home Invasions in Morristown
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 31, 2022
According to a recent news article, police in Morris County are warning residents of Morristown and the surrounding areas to be wary of a rise in car thefts and home invasions. Individuals accused of committing these crimes can expect to … Continued
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What Are the Most Common Criminal Charges in Morristown?
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 19, 2022
If you’ve been charged with a crime in Morristown, you are not alone. According to recent city data from CrimeGrade.org, “[a] crime occurs every 11 hours 50 minutes (on average) in Morristown.” Arrests in the city’s northern neighborhoods are particularly … Continued
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Charged with DUI in New Jersey? Don’t Rely on These Flawed “Defenses”
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 30, 2022
If you are facing a DUI charge in New Jersey, you need to defend yourself by all means available. But, you also need to avoid asserting “defenses” that won’t actually protect you in court. Unfortunately, we see far too many … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




10 Facts You Need To Know if You are Facing a DUI in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 31, 2022
From Memorial Day to New Year’s Eve, the New Jersey police are on the lookout for drunk drivers year-round. Whether you were celebrating, spending time with friends or colleagues, or simply having a night out, if the police stopped and … Continued
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What Are New Jersey’s Laws on Weapon Possession?
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 30, 2022
While the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives U.S. citizens the right to bear arms, this right is not absolute. Federal and state laws restrict the types of weapons citizens can possess, they impose licensing and other requirements, and … Continued
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Can the Police Arrest Me for a Crime if They Pull Me Over for Speeding in NJ?
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 15, 2022
You got caught speeding in New Jersey. When you saw blue lights in your mirror, you knew exactly why the police were pulling you over. But, during your traffic stop, the officer got suspicious about something else; and, before you … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense