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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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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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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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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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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Charged with a Crime in Essex County? Important Info if 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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7 Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Essex County Besides Fines
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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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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Arrested in Essex County, NJ? Here’s What You Need to Know
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 17, 2020
Have you been arrested in Essex County, New Jersey? If so, you are facing jail or prison time regardless of the charge (or charges) against you. But, you could also have several defenses available; and, if you are a first-time … Continued
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