Check Fraud
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 21, 2018
Bouncing a check is embarrassing—and usually comes with a fee assessed by the payee or your bank. But even if you accidentally wrote a bad check, these fees and the accompanying embarrassment might not be the only thing you face. … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Caught with Fake Drugs?
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 7, 2018
Everyone knows that possession of illegal narcotics is a very serious crime with penalties that can include court-ordered rehabilitation, jail time, and large fines. But it’s not just real drugs that are out on the street today — increasingly, fake … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




Stalking Charges and Penalties in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 23, 2018
Obsession can be dangerous, and when it crosses the line into following, watching, and stalking, there can be serious legal ramifications. In New Jersey, being charged with stalking can lead to fines, jail time, and even restrictions on where you … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Underage Drinking and Driving Restrictions
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 9, 2018
When you first got your license as a teenager, the ability to drive probably opened up a whole new world to you. You could get yourself to and from school without the bus, you could go to football games and … Continued
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Published in Categories: Juvenile Defense




Lewdness Charges
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 19, 2018
There are many criminal charges that can follow you long after you’ve completed your community service, served your time in jail, and paid your fines. Even if you have changed and have stopped living a life of crime, the fact … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Penalties for Driving Without a License in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 14, 2018
At a traffic stop, the police officer will routinely ask for your driver’s license and your vehicle registration, to prove that you are legally allowed to drive, and to confirm that the vehicle you’re in actually belongs to you. Driving … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense, DUI / DWI




You Have The Right to Remain Silent – But What Comes Next?
Posted by Scott Gorman - February 7, 2018
Thanks to the abundance of crime dramas on TV every night, almost everyone in the country is fairly familiar with their Miranda Rights, or at least the opening lines: “You have the right to remain silent…You have the right to … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Too Bright: When Can the Police Stop You for Using Your High Beams?
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 29, 2018
Driving in the dark is dangerous as it is, especially in areas where there are no streetlights and few other drivers on the road. It can be hard to see what’s ahead of you or around you, and in these … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




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