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  • Can You Be Charged With DWI If Your Bac Is Below The Legal Limit?

    Apr 5, 2021

    As more bars and restaurants start to open up in New Jersey, people may be imbibing a couple drinks at happy hour or taking a date out to a nice meal and a bottle of wine. However, this does not mean that police in the state will not continue to take drunk driving seriously. It is important to note that in New Jersey, you do not have to have a blood-alcohol concentration above the lega...
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  • Is It Illegal To Write A Bad Check?

    Mar 20, 2021

    If you write a check in New Jersey for more money than you have in your account, you’ve officially written a bad check. Some people intentionally write bad checks to defraud others. However, some people write bad checks by accident, and by the time they realize what happened, it’s too late to take it back. Can you go to jail for accidentally writing a bad check? According to If you accidentally write a ba...
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  • Cop Arrested For Sex Crimes, Other Charges In Atlantic City

    Mar 17, 2021

    Sexual offense charges in New Jersey are incredibly serious. Not only do they carry serious legal penalties, but they can also destroy a person’s life and career. A Jersey City police officer was recently arrested in Atlantic City and is facing several serious charges. Police officer arrested for sex crimes Recently, an investigation involving the New Jersey State Police, U.S. Homeland Security Investigations, and the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice resulted in the...
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  • Does A Victim Get A Say In Dropping Of Domestic Violence Charges?

    Mar 5, 2021

    When police are called to the scene of a domestic dispute, the alleged abuser in the dispute may be arrested even if the victim opposes the arrest. Prosecutors will then decide whether to file As domestic violence disputes generally occur between two people who have a romantic or familial relationship, the alleged victim may decide they do not want to press charges against the alleged abuser. However, alleged victims have no control over whethe...
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  • What to do if you’re the subject of a restraining order?

    Feb 24, 2021

    If someone believes that you may subject them to physical, emotional or other types of harm, they may pursue a restraining order against you. In many cases, a temporary order will be put into place until a formal hearing can be held. At this hearing, you will be given an opportunity to prove to a New Jersey judge that it should be rescinded. Stay on your best behavior before the hearing It’s generally in you...
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  • Police Officer Arrested For Assault, Other Charges

    Feb 22, 2021

    Members of a New Jersey police department arrested one of their own recently after responding to an alleged domestic violence incident. Prosecutors The man had only been on the force for a few months, having been hired as a police recruit. He took his oath of office just over a month ago after going through training. The officer could wind up with a felony conviction on his record One of the officer’s charges i...
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  • What are the effects of a temporary restraining order?

    Feb 12, 2021

    When arguments between two people in New Jersey who live together become heated, it may not be long before one person calls the police, accusing the other person of committing an act of domestic violence. When that happens, the accuser may seek a Who can be the victim of domestic violence? People may think that domestic violence can only occur between spouses. This is not true. Domestic violence can occur between spouses, former spouse...
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  • What constitutes assault in New Jersey?

    Feb 1, 2021

    Sometimes arguments between people in New Jersey can be heated, to the point where a person might threaten to physically hurt the other or may actually physically hurt the other. While some states differentiate assault (the threat of harm) from the separate crime of battery (actual harm), New Jersey simply recognizes varying Simple assault The most basic form of assault in New Jersey is simple assault. If a person attempts to cause or intentionall...
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  • New Jersey Residents Accused Of Operating A Stolen Car Ring

    Jan 21, 2021

    The New Jersey State Police have arrested six people who they believe stole Honda and Acura automobiles in Hudson, Union and Middlesex counties and then stripped them for parts. The arrests mark the end of an investigation that began in October 2019. Police say the group used a building in Linden to store stolen cars and sell parts. When police executed a search warrant at the facility in February 2020, they allegedly discovered a stole...
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  • New Jersey’s DWI Laws Are Strict

    Jan 19, 2021

    In lots of respects, New Jersey’s laws against drinking and driving or driving while drugged are strict. A person living in or around Haddon Township, including people in Atlantic City and Camden, should be well aware of what these laws are and should also know the possible penalties for driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence New Jersey’s drunk driving laws have a broad reach One common misconception is that a person ha...
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