Resisting arrest is a crime in New Jersey. If you are convicted of resisting arrest, you will have a criminal record that can negatively impact your ability to find a job or buy property. If you are accused of a resisting arrest, your wisest course of action is to seek the services of a skilled criminal defense lawyer who will work aggressively
Car insurance is a significant household expense. According to a recent AAA study, the average annual policy for full coverage of a medium-sized sedan is around $1,251. Expect to pay more if you drive a larger or more expensive car or SUV, or one that is prone to theft. Although it is natural to want to cut costs, your auto insurance is
Ellis Law is proud to announce that attorney and owner, Jonathan A. Ellis, was included in this year’s New Jersey Rising Stars list. Jonathan’s primary area of practice is personal injury. The selection process for Rising Stars is rigorous and includes a multiphase process consisting of peer evaluations and nominations, as well as independent research, to ensure that each candidate is thoroughly
Wearing a seat belt is one crucial way to save the lives of backseat passengers. However, current research suggests other important safety features are lacking, making backseat riders more vulnerable to injuries when involved in a crash. In fact, backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in a car accident than those riding in the front seat. Therefore, how does
As much as you would like to, it is impossible to control your child’s actions when you are not around. Unfortunately, some young adults make poor choices that can impact their entire family emotionally, legally, and financially. Once they have committed a juvenile offense, they have not only violated your trust, they have broken the law. A mistake under the age of
Resort and hotel stays are normally events people look forward to, especially when they are planning well-earned vacations. Unfortunately, things do not always turn out as planned, especially when they fall victim to injuries occurring on the premises. Nothing can ruin that coveted time off more than getting hurt, and it can happen to guests who are there for business or pleasure.
Multitasking while driving has become a common activity within our nation’s drivers. Distracted driving is extremely unsafe and can cause injuries and deaths. It only takes five seconds of distracted driving to cause potential fatalities. Putting yourself and others at risk is not worth the consequences. Practicing safe driving techniques will help prevent car crashes and protect your overall health and wellbeing.