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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Published in Categories: Drug Posession




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




5 Mistakes to Avoid When Facing Criminal Charges in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 30, 2021
When you are facing a criminal charge in New Jersey, every step you take matters. While you may be at risk for substantial fines and jail time, you may also be able to avoid these consequences – or at least … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




What Can Happen if You Don’t Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 16, 2021
If you are facing a criminal charge in New Jersey and you are thinking about trying to defend yourself in court, you need to read this article first. Trying to defend yourself is extremely risky—and this is true whether you … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Charged with a Crime in Essex County? Here’s What You Need to Know if You are Innocent
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 31, 2021
If you have been charged with a crime and you are innocent, you are not alone. Wrongful convictions are alarmingly common, and far more people escape conviction after being accused of crimes they did not commit. Unfortunately, simply being innocent … Continued
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Fighting a DUI in Morristown if Your BAC Was 0.08 or Above
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 19, 2021
In New Jersey, it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above. This is known as a per se DUI, and prosecutors do not need evidence of impairment to win a conviction. If your … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




7 Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Essex County (Besides Fines and Jail Time)
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 26, 2021
In New Jersey, being convicted of a crime means facing the possibility of fines and jail time. From petty disorderly persons offenses to first-degree indictable crimes, all criminal offenses carry these penalties under New Jersey law. But, as Morristown criminal … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




What are the Consequences of Refusing a Breath Test During a DUI Stop in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 12, 2021
When the police pulled you over on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), did you refuse to take the breath test? If you did, you may be facing two charges instead of one. In addition to a DUI charge, … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




Can You Get a DUI on Private Property in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 29, 2021
You were charged with driving under the influence (DUI), but you were on private property. Maybe you were in a friend’s or neighbor’s driveway, in a bar parking lot, or driving in your private gated community. Whatever the specific facts … Continued
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5 Reasons Not to Plead Guilty When Charged with a Crime in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 15, 2021
If you have been charged with a crime and are thinking about pleading guilty, you are not alone. People plead guilty all the time—usually because they either (i) assume they are guilty, or (ii) assume there is nothing they can … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense