Purchasing and Receiving Stolen Property
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 30, 2017
Stealing is wrong. It’s one of the first things you learn when you’re old enough to understand the concept. Taking someone else’s toys and crayons at the childhood level or escalating to property or money or vehicles in adulthood—we know … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Making Bail in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 26, 2017
Bail is a central plot point in TV and movie crime dramas, but it’s always discussed in generic terms: “making bail,” “denied bail,” “the bail is excessively high,” etc. For the average viewer, it may not really matter, but if … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense




Credit Card Fraud
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 21, 2017
Almost everyone knows someone who has been a victim of credit fraud in today’s society. We rely heavily on our credit cards for everything from staple purchases like groceries and gas to luxury items like watches, designer dresses and jewelry. … Continued
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Running from the Police
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 12, 2017
The responses for fight or flight are very deeply embedded in the human instinct, and sometimes, when we are faced with fear or danger, it’s easy to give in to the instinct to run away. The flight instinct can also … Continued
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Carjacking in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 1, 2017
Stealing someone else’s car for a joyride or as a prank has its obvious criminal repercussions—stealing is wrong, and even if you return the car to its original owner, the crime of theft can be prosecuted. However, just as theft … Continued
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All Charges Dropped
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 29, 2017
If criminal charges have been filed against you, you probably think you’re in a very tight spot. However, the protections of the United States justice system ensure that you have a chance at a fair trial, as well as the … Continued
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Published in Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug Posession




Prepping for Your Court Date
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 20, 2017
Most people aren’t too familiar with the New Jersey court system and how criminal cases work, but knowing how to prepare for a court date can make a huge difference in how your case is handled. If you’re facing criminal … Continued
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Disorderly Conduct Charges in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 6, 2017
A charge for disorderly conduct can cover a myriad of criminal acts, from a rowdy bar fight to indecent behavior in a public place. Because the phrase “disorderly conduct” is used to describe and charge so many different types of … Continued
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Posting Bail
Posted by Scott Gorman - April 8, 2017
If you have been charged with a crime in New Jersey, you’ll probably have to wait for a significant period of time between being charged and going to trial. Depending on the nature of your crime, you could be held … Continued
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Keeping Drones Under Control
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 9, 2017
Last Christmas, drones were a popular gift option and many news outlets carried stories of people learning how to use the devices to their full advantage. Although drones are still relatively new in terms of public use, the statistics from … Continued
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