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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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




5 Defenses if You Failed the Breathalyzer Test in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 16, 2021
A few months ago, we published an article titled, 5 Defenses if You Failed the Field Sobriety Tests New Jersey. Today, we’re talking about ways a Morristown DUI lawyer may be able to fight your drunk driving charge if you … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




New Jersey Police Target Drunk Drivers During the Holiday Season
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 29, 2021
It’s the holiday season, and that means the police are hitting the roads to arrest as many drunk drivers as they can. The New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety’s annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign runs from … Continued
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Published in Categories: DUI / DWI




What Happens When You Get Arrested for Shoplifting in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 15, 2021
Shoplifting is a common criminal charge in New Jersey, and shoplifting arrests are particularly common during the holiday season. While it might seem like a minor offense, shoplifting can carry severe penalties under New Jersey law. With this in mind, … Continued
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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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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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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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Published in Categories: Domestic Violence