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 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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Stop and Frisk in New Jersey

If you watch the news or follow politics at all, you are probably familiar with the term “stop and frisk.” Stop and frisk is a popular, yet controversial, police tactic used all over the country. It is a hot topic in the news and during the current election season because many believe that...

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