Few things can be as frightening as an underage child being accused of committing a crime (also known as juvenile delinquency cases). Parents and caregivers in these situations are faced with confusion, anger, anxiety, fear, and a lot of important questions that need answering. What are the steps you need to take when your child […]
Category: Criminal Law
What is a Motion to Suppress Evidence?
In the criminal justice system, there are a number of ways that defendants can challenge the evidence against them. One of these is known as a motion to suppress evidence. In this blog post, we will take a brief look at what motion to suppress evidence is and how it works in the state of […]
Can a DUI Be a Criminal Offense?
Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol greatly could impair your ability to drive safely. Many people who drive while under the influence exceed posted speed limits, drift in and out of their rightful lane of travel, and are more likely to run red lights and stop signs. Because driving under the influence […]
How Do I Obtain a Restraining Order?
Domestic abuse frequently goes unreported or unresolved. Whether it comes in the form of physical violence, harassment, stalking, sexual assault, or terroristic threats, domestic violence can negatively impact a survivor’s well-being. Besides physical harm, victims of domestic violence are often left with a sense of fear, depression, or anxiety. Many survivors of domestic violence are […]
Can You Get a Felony Expunged in NJ?
Expungement can be a complicated matter. When a criminal record has been expunged, any record of that person’s criminal history is gone. On one hand, there are crimes that most people feel should be clearly visible to help keep members of society safe. On the other hand, there are crimes that most people feel are […]