Eligibile for New Jersey Drug Court – Another Way Out Without Going In
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Eligibile for New Jersey Drug Court – Another Way Out Without Going In

Regardless of a recent groundswell of support for the legalization of marijuana, in most states possession and sale of illegal drugs carries harsh penalties, not the least of which include prison sentences. Possessing up to 50 grams of marijuana is considered a disorderly persons offense under statute 2C:35-10(a)(4) and can land a person up to...

New Jersey Intensive Supervision Program: A Possible Alternative to Prison
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New Jersey Intensive Supervision Program: A Possible Alternative to Prison

To deal with the problem of overcrowding in prisons New Jersey created an Intensive Supervision Program (ISP). The ISP is an intermediate type of punishment that is harsher than just probation, but not as harsh as actual prison. New Jersey’s ISP gives certain offenders that have been sentenced to state prison the chance to work...

Understanding New Jersey Self Defense Law – 2C:3-4 The Use of Force in Self-Protection
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Understanding New Jersey Self Defense Law – 2C:3-4 The Use of Force in Self-Protection

In light of the Trayvon Martin tragedy and the subsequent trial of George Zimmerman, understanding self defense is a hot button topic not just in Florida, but nationwide. Understanding how self-defense is implemented can mean the difference between an acquittal or a long prison sentence. 2C:3-4  –  The use of force in self-protection Under New...

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Synthetic Marjiuana Laws – K2 and Spice Drug Declared Controlled Dangerous Substance

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa in February of 2012 announced a statewide ban on all forms of synthetic marijuana. With this announcement arrests will certain rise requiring criminal drug attorneys to understand synthetic marijuana is now a controlled dangerous substance. Mostly known as brand names K2 and Spice,synthetic marijuana is the third most...

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New Jersey Assault Charges – Understanding the Difference Between Simple Assault and Aggravated Assault

Have you or someone you know been arrested or charged with an assault?  For a free consultation please do not hesitate to call me at 201-598-5019 or email me at newjerseylawyernow@gmail.com. An assault charge always has the potential to be serious. Often, it comes down to how seriously injured the victim is, and the manner...