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  • When does theft become a robbery?

    Jul 8, 2021

    When a New Jersey resident is facing theft charges they can wonder what kind of punishment they may incur. It may surprise them that the theft charge they may be facing can change to robbery. So how can a New Jersey theft case turn into robbery? New Jersey robbery Under The defendant inflicts bodily harm or other use of force during the robbery. The defendant threatens or puts the victim in fear of bodil...
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  • An Overview Of The Criminal Justice Process

    Jul 6, 2021

    If you are charged with a crime in the state of New Jersey, it may take several weeks, months or years for your case to be resolved. The exact timeline depends on multiple factors such as the charges against you and your willingness to negotiate a plea deal. Firing your attorney, filing a motion during your trial, or other actions may also delay the resolution of a legal proceeding. What happens after you’re taken int...
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  • Jersey Shore Man Arrested For Distributing Child Pornography

    Jun 22, 2021

    The increasing use of electronic devices to collect, store and distribute information from the Internet has led to an increased frequency of individuals being charged with crimes involving pornography, especially pornography focusing on children. A The allegations of criminal activity Police in southern New Jersey received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children through the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force according to the local prosecutor...
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  • Evidence Suppression May Be Key To Your Criminal Defense

    Jun 7, 2021

    Sex crime allegations can quickly threaten to derail your future. That’s why if you’re on the receiving end of these accusations you need to develop an What is evidence suppression? In its most basic terms, Ways to suppress evidence There are a number of ways that evidence can be suppressed. Evidence obtained through an illegal search, for example, may be deemed inadmissible, but so, too, can evidence where the chain of custody i...
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  • Alleged Shooter Arrested In Deptford

    Jun 2, 2021

    In a mental health crisis or domestic squabble between family or friends, we can make decisions that are detrimental to our own lives. Unfortunately, when guns are involved, those decisions can spiral into one ending up in jail. This appears to be the case for one local man who was arrested over the weekend. The incident According to the The arrest Upon arrest, GCPO alleges that the Glendora man was carrying a rifle an...
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  • Ex-Felons in New jersey Have the Right to Vote

    May 20, 2021

    In many parts of the country, individuals convicted of committing felonies either lose their voting rights permanently or must petition to have their rights restored once they have completed their sentences. In New Jersey, an ex-felon can register to vote after they have completed the terms of their custodial sentence and supervised release as long as they are U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age. Those convicted of misdemeanor offenses in the Garde...
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  • Can Self Defense Be Pleaded In New Jersey?

    May 18, 2021

    In almost any context, disagreements can escalate from differences of opinion into serious conflicts. When this happens, most individuals are able to deescalate their anxieties and move on without confronting those who oppose them. In some situations, problems cannot be resolved, and conflicts become potentially violent encounters that may result in injuries or death. When a New Jersey resident is faced with a potentially dangerous aggressor, they should know that they have Urgency an...
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  • 30 Arrested For Involvement In New Jersey Drug Trafficking Ring

    May 3, 2021

    While some states in our nation are moving towards decriminalizing drug possession, in New Jersey illicit drug trafficking is still a crime. For example, one recent drug trafficking sting led to three dozen arrests in New Jersey. 30 Arrested, Three Charged with Murder Earlier in April, 30 people were charged with running a Drug trafficking laws in New Jersey Under New Jersey law, it is illegal for a person to distribute drugs or hav...
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  • New Jersey Shoplifting Penalties

    Apr 21, 2021

    A shoplifting charge in New Jersey can become either a misdemeanor or felony case. The case’s severity depends on the monetary value of the items stolen. The consequences of shoplifting can also vary greatly. Shoplifting defined Any act that includes an attempt to take possession of an item without providing proper compensation constitutes shoplifting. Penalties for shoplifting First-time shoplifters who take property valued at less than $200 face petty theft charges with a maximu...
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  • Boardwalk Merchant Dies After Juvenile Robbery

    Apr 19, 2021

    An Atlantic City boardwalk shop owner has died after a 12-year-old boy allegedly held him at knifepoint while others ransacked his shop. Although the boy and a 14-year old girl were apprehended after the The shop owner, Mahmood Ansari, 66, collapsed and died following the robbery. His family-owned business, City Souvenirs, had been in business for more than 30 years, according to a nephew of Ansari. The two apprehended juveniles were arrested and charge...
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