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  • Can I Get My DUI Expunged in NJ?

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      October 31st, 2019

    What to Do After a DUI Conviction in New Jersey You know the social stigma associated with a DUI/DWI conviction. If you’ve been charged, then you know the sting first-hand. The consequences of driving while under the influence are steep in our state, and the conviction has a way of following you wherever you go. [..]

  • Getting a Crime Expunged in NJ

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      October 10th, 2019

    Expungements Overview Do you remember when we were children and our parents told us that we all have permanent records that would follow us around forever? When you do grow up and you have a criminal past, it can feel a lot like that. A record often leads to difficulty getting a job, obtaining a [..]

  • If I Was Drunk, Can I Be Charged for Sexual Assault?

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      September 23rd, 2019

    Sexual Assault Overview A criminal or civil charge of sexual assault does not require intent to commit sexual assault on the part of the accused for such a charge to be successful. This is usually the case when the accused was intoxicated at the time of the assault. When there isn’t evidence that the accused [..]

  • Explaining the Difference Between Indictable Crimes and Disorderly Persons Offenses in New Jersey

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      September 6th, 2019

    Criminal Defense Overview Under New Jersey law, violations of the state’s criminal code fall into different categories of severity. The more serious category of criminal code violations are indictable criminal offenses, while the less serious category are the disorderly persons offense/petty disorderly persons offense. Which category a criminal code violation falls into depends on the [..]

  • Atlantic City Woman Charged in Drug-Induced Death of Ventnor Man

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      August 22nd, 2019

    Criminal Charges Filed Against Atlantic City Woman Rajeri Curry, 30, of Atlantic City, New Jersey was charged by federal officials on Thursday, March 14, 2019 for distributing heroin and fentanyl that resulted in the death of Jeffrey Giannini of Ventnor.  Giannini, 30, was found dead in his car at a McDonald’s restaurant. Mr. Giannini’s autopsy [..]

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