Being arrested for possession of drugs can be an overwhelming experience, particularly if the drugs did not belong to you. Whether drugs were found in your home, in your car, or even in your general vicinity, proving they are not yours can be quite challenging and requires the help of an experienced criminal lawyer. Having […]
Category: Drug Charges
What Are the Consequences of a Drug Charge?
A drug charge can devastate your life and any plans you had for the future. You could face prison, substantial fines, a criminal record, probation, and many other negative consequences. If you or a loved one have been arrested on drug charges in New Jersey, you need skilled legal guidance and advocacy. Your freedoms are […]
NJ Judiciary Moving to Expunge 88,000 Marijuana Cases
With the state marijuana decriminalization law now in effect, New Jersey’s judiciary has moved to expunge 88,000 cases of marijuana and hashish convictions and pending cases for small amounts of the drugs.First signed into law in February, three bills in the state made recreational marijuana use legal for Garden State’s residents over 21 this year.One […]
What are the New Policies for Minor Marijuana Possession Arrests in New Jersey?
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Tuesday that the state will cease arrests for minor marijuana possession and drop any pending cases immediately. The decision comes one day after the state formally legalized adult-use cannabis and delivered on the referendum mandate voters made in November. The decision to drop the cases reverses a prior […]
What are the Defenses for Drug Distribution?
Drug-related charges in New Jersey are serious and carry stiff penalties, including fines and jail time. Some drug crimes can also be prosecuted under federal law depending on scale, location, type, and amount of drugs and money involved. No matter which authority makes the arrest or indictment, everyone has the right to legal defense. An […]