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Support Local Businesses

Support Local Businesses Now More Than Ever While we all continue to do our part by abiding by the NJ Stay Home directive, Rosenberg│Perry and Associates, LLC encourage everyone to support your local businesses. In such a volatile environment, smaller, local businesses count on your patronage in order to stay afloat; every transaction is precious to them. If you decide…

Gun Shops, Ranges and Firearms Manufacturers Deemed Essential and Open For Business

GUN SHOPS, RANGES AND FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS DEEMED ESSENTIAL AND OPEN FOR BUSINESS At a glance: Gun shops, ranges and firearms manufacturers may remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic Social distancing still applies in gun shops Gun shop operators are permitted to open by appointment only Gun law are not relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic On Monday, March 30, 2020, Governor…

Criminal Charges Pending Against Citizens for Violating the Executive Order (aka Quarantine)

Criminal Charges Pending Against Those Who Break Quarantine As most everyone knows by now, Governor Murphy issued two (2) executive orders limiting when New Jersey residents should leave their houses.  Importantly, large gatherings of more than fifty (50) people have been banned.  Those violating this gathering restriction are exposed to being criminally prosecuted. We are starting to see the consequences…

Temporary Restraining Orders in NJ during COVID-19

TROs in New Jersey Temporary restraining orders, or TROs, are court-ordered to temporarily protect a victim of domestic violence from their abuser. A plaintiff can file a domestic violence complaint and ask for a TRO with the Domestic Violence Unit of the Family Division, located at the County Courthouse, or with a local police department. If filed locally, the complaint…

NJ Supreme Court issues order to extend the time period of court closures and modified procedures

NEW UPDATE FOR ALL CRIMINAL, TRAFFIC, MUNICIPAL AND RESTRAINING ORDER MATTERS At a Glance:  The New Jersey Supreme Court has entered an Order extending the time period of court closures and modified procedures All Criminal Jury trials are suspended until further notice All non-trial criminal matters will continue remotely via Zoom conference call Municipal Courts are closed except for emergent…

NJDMV Response to COVID-19

At a Glance: New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agencies, road testing, and inspection facilities, are closed to the public until March 30, 2020. All driver licenses, non-driver IDs, vehicle registrations, and inspections stickers expiring before May 31, 2020, have been extended by two months. Online services remain available. Title 39 Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulation is still in effect and…

County Jail Sentences Suspended due to COVID-19

SUSPENSION OF COUNTY JAIL SENTENCES Based on the danger posed by the COVID-19 virus, and the Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency declared by Governor Murphy, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered that any person currently serving a county jail sentence as a condition of probation, or municipal court sentence be released from the county jail where they…

Pending Criminal Court Case Status Updates due to COVID-19

WHAT’S GOING ON WITH MY CRIMINAL COURT CASE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS? Many of our clients have contacted Rosenberg | Perry & Associates asking about the status of their pending criminal court case.  One of the more difficult aspects of being accused of a crime is the uncertainty in the process. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has only added to the uncertainty.  For…

New Court Policies and Procedures for Judicial Matters due to COVID-19

New Court Policies and Procedures for Judicial Matters due to COVID-19 Vicinage XV, covering courts in Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland County is implementing new policies and procedures to accommodate judicial matters, in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The new procedures will use virtual platforms as much as possible.  While new trials will not begin for the time being, the court…

Stay Positive

Keep your head up and stay positive We at Rosenberg │ Perry and Associates, LLC know and understand that we are stronger together.  Our communities, our State and our Nation will rise to this challenge and get through this working together. Right now, working together may mean being alone.  Staying home and practicing social distancing. To our clients, our staff…

New “Clean Slate” NJ Expungement Law

Changes to Expungement Eligibility Requirements On December 19, 2019, New Jersey established a “Clean Slate” expungement law. The law takes effect on June 15, 2020. This law makes major changes to the New Jersey Expungement Process. Convictions for drug-related offenses will, for expungement purposes, be considered to be convictions for Disorderly Persons offenses. As such, an individual seeking expungement is…

New NJ DUI/DWI Law Penalties 2019

New NJ DUI/DWI Laws 2019 Any driver charged with DWI past December 1, 2019, is now subject to the new laws recently passed by the New Jersey State Legislature. These new laws are designed to make it easier for an individual charged with their first DUI to drive in New Jersey.  Importantly, before these new laws took effect, an individual…