What is an ‘indictable offense’ in New Jersey?

Criminal offenses take many names depending upon the jurisdiction. From felony to petty crimes, each offense listed in a state’s penal code carries a certain maximum – and, in some cases, minimum – penalties, including fines, jail time, restitution or probation.

In New Jersey, the legislature essentially did away with the term...

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Sentencing: The Real Mystery

Is it possible to predict what sentence a defendant will receive?

Some criminal defense attorneys are so good at what they do that they can predict how a jury will decide. While no one can guarantee a specific outcome, having a clear picture of the chances of a conviction can be a valuable...

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