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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Unexpected Consequences of a Domestic Violence Arrest
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 31, 2022
In New Jersey, a domestic violence arrest can lead to fines and jail time. But, these are far from the only consequences you can face when accused of domestic violence in the Garden State. An arrest can impact your life … Continued
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Does a DUI Ever Go Away in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 28, 2022
If you got a DUI in New Jersey, you are not alone. Each year, the police make thousands of DUI arrests—including more than 1,000 arrests during the annual winter “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. You are also not … Continued
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Is Drug Possession a Felony in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 14, 2022
In New Jersey, drug possession is a felony-level offense in most cases. Unless you were found in possession of a small amount of marijuana or a prescription drug for personal use, you are facing prosecution for what is known as … Continued
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What To Do if You’ve Been Accused of Domestic Violence in Morristown, NJ
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 31, 2022
Facing domestic violence allegations is serious. It can have immediate consequences (if your accuser obtains a temporary restraining order, the police can remove you from your house and arrest you); and, if you get convicted, you can face fines, jail … Continued
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What Does a DUI Lawyer Do (and Do You Need One in Essex County)?
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 17, 2022
You got arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Essex County, and you are wondering if you need a lawyer. You want to know: If you hire an Essex County DUI lawyer, what will your lawyer do to help … Continued
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5 Reasons Why You Need a DUI Lawyer in Essex County, NJ
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 31, 2021
If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Essex County, you need to do everything you can to avoid unnecessary consequences. A DUI conviction could impact your life for years, while fighting your DUI charge could allow … Continued
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Which Crimes are Felonies in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 17, 2021
If you have been arrested and charged with a crime in New Jersey, you might be wondering whether you are facing a misdemeanor or a felony. While facing any type of criminal charge is serious, felonies carry greater penalties than … Continued
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5 Mistakes to Avoid if You Get Arrested During the Holidays in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 30, 2021
From shoplifting to drunk driving, the police in Essex County target local residents for various crimes during the holiday season. Getting arrested can have severe consequences regardless of the time of year; and, if you’ve been arrested during the holidays, … Continued
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