Megan’s Law Explained

What are the sex offender registration requirements in New Jersey?

Sex crimes are some of the most serious offenses you can face in New Jersey.  If convicted of a sex offense, you could be sentenced to years or even decades in prison.  In addition to prison time, sex offenders will be forced to...

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The Dangers of Fingerprint Evidence

Is fingerprint evidence reliable?

Crime scene investigators have long relied on fingerprint evidence to uncover who committed a crime.  Fingerprint evidence is widely regarded as powerful evidence because all of us carry around a unique pattern of swirls and ridges on each of our fingers.  Despite the widespread use of fingerprint evidence in...

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The True Consequences of a Felony Conviction

How might being convicted of a felony affect my future?

A felony is a serious offense that could impact your freedom and your future.  While most people charged with a felony recognize that they could face imprisonment, they might not realize the other collateral consequences to a felony conviction....

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Defending Against Theft Charges in New Jersey

What penalties could I face if I am convicted of theft in New Jersey?

Theft in New Jersey is a serious offense that could result in years of imprisonment and hefty fines.  Potential penalties for a theft crime will depend on the value of the property taken.  Anyone accused of theft in...

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To Plea or Not To Plea?

Should I plead guilty or go to trial?

One of the primary questions that most criminal defendants have is whether they should accept a plea bargain or go to trial.  Electing to plead guilty or fight your charges in court is a difficult decision that must be made with the experienced assistance...

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What If I Refuse the Breathalyzer Test?

What penalties do I face if I refuse to submit to a breathalyzer test in New Jersey?

Law enforcement officers across New Jersey are on the look-out for potentially intoxicated drivers.  Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense in the state that can result in loss of your license, time in jail,...

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