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Megan’s Law

Megan’s Law requires information about convicted sexual felons to remain public. Learn about crimes that fall under Megan’s Law, who has access to registration information, and when someone may be removed from Megan’s Law.

Underage Drinking in New Jersey

Learn what happens if someone is caught drinking underage in NJ, the laws and penalties for underage drinking in New Jersey, the harmful effects of underage alcohol consumption, and how an experienced juvenile defense attorney can help.

Evolution of Search and Seizure Law

The U.S. Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable search and seizure. Learn how the standard of a reasonable search has changed over time as the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on cases they have heard.

Implied Consent Law in New Jersey

Learn about how implied consent works in New Jersey DUI/DWI cases, including what tests you consent to by having a New Jersey driver’s license, what it does not cover, and how other circumstances impact DUI/DWI case defenses.

Juvenile Megan’s Law in New Jersey

Adults and juveniles are subject to register as sex offenders under Megan’s Law if convicted of certain offenses. Learn when a juvenile could be required to register as a sex offender and exemptions for juveniles under Megan’s law.

New Jersey Supreme Court Protects trashed House

The 4th Amendment & NJ Constitution guarantees the right against unreasonable search & seizure of their homes. Learn NJ Supreme Court ruling in State v. Brown that establishes the need for a search warrant even for “trashed” or abandoned homes.

Underage DWI/DUI in New Jersey

Learn what happens if you are charged with a DWI/DUI and are under the age of 21 in New Jersey, penalties, additional penalties for underage possession or consumption of alcohol, and how an experienced juvenile defense attorney can help.

Felonies, Misdemeanors and Punishments in New Jersey

Learn about felonies & misdemeanors, possible punishments by degree and disorderly persons classifications, diversionary programs, the criminal statute of limitations on crimes in New Jersey, and how hiring an experienced attorney can help.

New Jersey Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

Learn about the New Jersey bill to decriminalize marijuana, including the proposed possession and age limitations, how it would be regulated and taxed, and how this impacts current recreational and medicinal users

Expungements in New Jersey

Expungement of convictions from your criminal record can help you move on with your life. Learn what an expungement is, who is eligible and when, how to expunge your record, and how discussing your options with a criminal defense attorney can help.

Juvenile Records in New Jersey

Juvenile records are thought to be completely confidential but that is not always the case. Learn juvenile criminal records in NJ, if they are sealed, and under what circumstances the records could be released to the public.