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How to Get a Restraining Order in NJ

In this day and age, it's common for relationships to fail. Unfortunately in some extreme cases, when that happens, bad things may follow. Sometimes, the situation between a couple is so bad that a person may have no reasonable choice other than to enlist the assistance of law enforcement and the court system. If you’ve [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Get a Restraining Order in NJ

Is an Expungement Lawyer in NJ Worth the Cost?

Everyone makes mistakes in their lives. The vast majority tend to be, all things considered, relatively minor and are usually fixed without too much trouble. Mistakes that have had significant effects on either themselves and/or others might involve the justice system. Unlike many other types of mistakes, those that involve breaking the law have a [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Is an Expungement Lawyer in NJ Worth the Cost?

How to Litigate Against an Estate in New Jersey

Beneficiaries, heirs or other interested parties have legal recourse under New Jersey laws to challenge wills, trusts or the administration of deceased loved ones' estates. Even when an estate plan seems relatively straightforward, there can be disagreements or misunderstandings about key provisions or about the way an estate or trust is being administered. While it [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Litigate Against an Estate in New Jersey

How to File an Elderly Abuse Case in New Jersey

It is essential to trust that caregivers, family members and friends will honor, respect and treat your elderly loved ones with the care they deserve. When physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse is suspected, it can leave you feeling helpless, angry and anguished. Elderly abuse occurs all too often. It has been estimated that 10 [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to File an Elderly Abuse Case in New Jersey

When to Hire a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer in Morris County

Tragically, swimming pool accidents affect too many Morris County, NJ, residents each year. Even worse, children are often the victims of such accidents, likely because they tend to use swimming pools more frequently than adults and are less experienced. National statistics for the summer of 2017, provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, are sobering: [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on When to Hire a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer in Morris County

Passaic County Domestic Violence Charges & Penalities

Domestic violence: An introduction. Few crimes cause as much discomfort or are as despised by the public as domestic violence. Those accused of a domestic violence charge have a rough path ahead, even if they aren't ultimately convicted. Why? Because, as stated on the New Jersey Courts website: In 1991, the Legislature found and declared that [...]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Passaic County Domestic Violence Charges & Penalities

When Do You Need a DUI Lawyer in Passaic County?

No one ever plans on driving drunk. If they're being honest, however, most people would probably admit that they have, on at least one occasion, gotten behind the wheel of a car after they have consumed too much alcohol. Some people probably do so on a more frequent basis, even if they don't consider themselves [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations|Comments Off on When Do You Need a DUI Lawyer in Passaic County?

New Jersey Expungement: Do I Qualify?

Imagine that you're in the process of looking for a new job. After sending out what seems like countless emails and pursuing multiple job leads, it happens: you get an interview for the job you want. Everything goes great. You're going to be offered the job...after the organization conducts a credit check and a background [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on New Jersey Expungement: Do I Qualify?

How Long Do NJ Expungements Take?

Part of being human means making mistakes. Most of our daily mistakes are, however, fairly minor or, if more significant, at least limited in the impact they have on our lives or the lives of others. But, there is also a different kind of mistake. A mistake that involves breaking the law. The kind of [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How Long Do NJ Expungements Take?

Do I Need an Expungement Lawyer in New Jersey to Clear My Record?

We all make mistakes don't we? If we're lucky, they're usually minor and can often be fixed by a little bit of work combined with a heart-felt apology. However, some mistakes are major and may follow us around for years, if not the rest of our lives. Take, for example, a criminal record. If you've [...]

By |November 9th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Do I Need an Expungement Lawyer in New Jersey to Clear My Record?

Can I Go to Court Without an Expungement Lawyer in NJ?

If you have a criminal record, you know how hard it can make your life. Even if you've "paid your debt to society," your criminal past can follow you around for years, making it difficult to get employment, secure financing, even engage in volunteer activities such as coaching your daughter's soccer team or leading your [...]

By |November 4th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Can I Go to Court Without an Expungement Lawyer in NJ?

5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Drug Charges Attorney in NJ

Drug possession is a serious criminal offense. A conviction on even the simplest charge can affect finances, employment and even child custody and visitation rights, especially if that conviction has been preceded by others on similar charges. If you (or a loved one) have been arrested for possession of narcotics or other drugs, you'll soon [...]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on 5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Drug Charges Attorney in NJ

How to Find the Best Drug Possession Attorney in NJ

The "War on Drugs." Although there's been a great deal of controversy lately about how effective it's been, make no mistake that legal authorities (local, state and federal) are all still waging the battle. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a drug offense, we don't need to tell you how aggressive [...]

By |October 26th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Find the Best Drug Possession Attorney in NJ

Do I Need a Drug Possession Charge Lawyer in NJ?

Has someone you know been arrested for drug possession? Worse yet, have you? If so, the severity of the situation will soon become painfully clear. Drug possession is a serious criminal offense and the consequences can be devastating to the accused and loved ones alike. Jail, fines, loss of certain rights and privileges (such as [...]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Do I Need a Drug Possession Charge Lawyer in NJ?

7 Reasons to Hire a Drug Possession Charges Attorney in NJ

That fact that drug possession is a serious crime is obvious to most people. Hopefully you'll never be forced to find out just how serious. Unfortunately, if you (or a loved one) are charged with drug possession, you'll soon discover the severity of such an offense and how significantly it can impact your finances, your [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on 7 Reasons to Hire a Drug Possession Charges Attorney in NJ

Expungement Lawyers in NJ: Is it Worth the Cost?

If you're like many people, you may have a past that includes a brush with the law. Perhaps it was an offense related to drugs or alcohol. Maybe it was a conviction for shoplifting or burglary. You may even have a criminal record because you were arrested at one time, but the charges were ultimately [...]

By |May 27th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Expungement Lawyers in NJ: Is it Worth the Cost?

NJ Expungement Eligibility: What You Need to Know

Wouldn't it be great if there was some way to erase a mistake you made and have it treated as if it never happened? Sadly, of course, it's not possible to turn back the clock and undo regrettable things we've done, such as commit a crime. Expungement, however, may be the next best thing. Is it [...]

By |May 27th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on NJ Expungement Eligibility: What You Need to Know

How to Hire a Heroin Possession Attorney in NJ

In New Jersey, possession of a controlled substance such as heroin is a very serious offense, one that can lead to lengthy imprisonment, a very substantial fine and other punishment that further restricts your liberties and impacts your life in many ways. Heroin is a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), defined by the US Drug Enforcement [...]

By |April 15th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Hire a Heroin Possession Attorney in NJ

Drug Possession Attorney in NJ: Questions to Ask

So you've been arrested for drug possession. Stressful, isn't it? Now what? Well, if you want to avoid a potentially catastrophic outcome, you'll want to hire a drug possession attorney in NJ sooner rather than later. Why? Because drug possession is a very serious charge that brings with it very severe penalties, both in terms [...]

By |April 15th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Drug Possession Attorney in NJ: Questions to Ask

Why You Need a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ: A Sober Look at Your Case

There you are, minding your own business, driving home from work, a party or perhaps your daughter's Saturday afternoon soccer game. You're taking a familiar route home, being careful to follow all traffic laws and keeping a close eye on the speedometer (as you always do!) You're feeling pretty good about things, like you've got [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Why You Need a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ: A Sober Look at Your Case

When to Hire a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ

Drunk driving. Two words that would, in a perfect world, never be used together yet they all too often are. Most incidents of drunk driving usually involve only the driver: He or she is pulled over, undergoes some sort of roadside sobriety check and, if warranted, ends up being arrested. Sometimes, however, the drunk driver's [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on When to Hire a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ

Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ: 10 Traits to Look For

Believe it or not, once upon a time drunk driving wasn't considered as serious a problem as it is today. People over a certain age can tell you stories of being pulled over and, if they knew the police officer, either being followed home or simply dropped off, leaving them free to pick up their [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ: 10 Traits to Look For

Drug Possession Attorney in NJ: Hiring Process & Fees

John Lennon once wrote "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." And it truly does. Every day reminds us of how little control we have over our lives and what happens to us or the people we know and love. Sometimes things occur that, in the overall scheme of things, [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Drug Possession Attorney in NJ: Hiring Process & Fees

5 Reasons You Need a Drug Possession Attorney in NJ

"That's never going to happen to me." We probably all know a story about something bad that happened to someone else, chuckled and told ourselves we're too smart for that to happen to us. But know this - No one who had something awful happen to them woke up that day and predicted it would. [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Need a Drug Possession Attorney in NJ

When Should I Hire a Heroin Possession Attorney in NJ?

Getting arrested. Aside from something that affects your health or the health of your loved ones, is there anything more unpleasant or more frightening to deal with than an arrest? Especially if that arrest is for a serious offense. Besides charges for causing death or bodily harm, there are few more serious offenses than heroin [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on When Should I Hire a Heroin Possession Attorney in NJ?

Hiring a Heroin Possession Attorney in NJ: Questions To Ask To Get The Answers You Need

The worst has happened - you have been arrested for drug possession. Not just the possession of any drug - possession of heroin. This is serious and you know it. You may not be aware that heroin is a Schedule I Controlled and Dangerous Substance (under a government rating system that places Heroin among the [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Hiring a Heroin Possession Attorney in NJ: Questions To Ask To Get The Answers You Need

Reasons to Hire an Expungement Lawyer in NJ: What You Need to Know

Not only does a mistake that leads to a plea bargain or conviction potentially impact your liberty for a period of time, it can also impact your life for years to come, even after you've paid the proverbial "debt to society." Your criminal record can follow you for the rest of your life. It can [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Reasons to Hire an Expungement Lawyer in NJ: What You Need to Know

Do I Need an Expungement Lawyer in NJ?

“Nobody’s perfect.” “Everybody makes mistakes.” “To err is human….” Well-known sayings, each of which is intended to make us feel better about ourselves after we have done something wrong or haven’t done something we should have. And, more often than not, those words accomplish that purpose. However, when a mistake includes breaking a law and [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Do I Need an Expungement Lawyer in NJ?

Understanding Expungement Lawyer Cost in NJ

If you have a criminal record related to an arrest, conviction, fine, or even imprisonment, you should know what expungement is. In New Jersey expungement means: "the extraction and isolation of all records on file within any court, detention or correctional facility, law enforcement or criminal justice agency concerning a person's detection, apprehension, arrest, detention, [...]

By |March 11th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Understanding Expungement Lawyer Cost in NJ

Expungement Lawyer in NJ: Q & A

We've all made mistakes in our lives, some more serious than others. Some of those mistakes have substantial consequences. A mistake that results in an arrest, conviction, fine or perhaps even jail time is usually not the type of thing someone simply apologizes for and shakes off. If this has happened to you or a [...]

By |March 10th, 2015|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Expungement Lawyer in NJ: Q & A

Can I Get an Expungement in Passaic County by Myself?

Yes, it is possible to get an expungement in Passaic County by yourself. This is called getting an expungement pro se, or without an attorney. However, it is still advised that you at least consult with an attorney before doing it yourself. The road to getting an expungement is tricky, and one wrong step [...]

By |May 13th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Can I Get an Expungement in Passaic County by Myself?

How to Get a Quick Expungement in Passaic County

For those wondering how to get a quick expungement in Passaic County, the truth is that quick expungements may be difficult due to the severity of what you want expunged from your record. A quick expungement may be tough to achieve. Even a reputable expungement attorney can't promise you a quick expungement. This is [...]

By |May 13th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Get a Quick Expungement in Passaic County

Getting an Expungement in Passaic County: How Long Does it Take?

When you’re trying to find information on how to get an expungement, you won’t read very much about the waiting process. That’s because figuring out how long an expungement will take depends on a multitude of factors. If you are not sure what you are doing, it’s going to take even [...]

By |May 13th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Getting an Expungement in Passaic County: How Long Does it Take?

Expungement Lawyer in Passaic County: Is it Worth It?

You were arrested and/or convicted of a crime in Passaic County. For years it’s been prohibiting you from getting a job or a professional license. You’re interested in an expungement, now it’s just deciding between hiring an expungement lawyer or doing the work yourself. Is hiring a Passaic County expungement lawyer really [...]

By |May 13th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Expungement Lawyer in Passaic County: Is it Worth It?

Do I Need a Passaic County Expungement Lawyer?

Even if you think you can do the work yourself and successfully complete your expungement, you still want to hire an expungement lawyer. Hiring an expungement lawyer is less about the money and more about getting your record successfully expunged. One mistake can seriously delay or even end your chances of [...]

By |May 13th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Do I Need a Passaic County Expungement Lawyer?

How to Get a Conviction Expunged in Passaic County

You were convicted of a crime in Passaic County. You’ve paid your fines and served your sentence. Now it’s time to get that part of your life erased from your criminal record. New Jersey allows you to expunge, or erase, the criminal conviction from your record. Every conviction is different. You [...]

By |May 12th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Get a Conviction Expunged in Passaic County

How to Expunge Your Criminal Record in Passaic County

The answer to how to expunge criminal record is simple: work with a Passaic County expungement attorney. It may not be the answer you want to hear. A simple Internet search will reveal plenty of websites boasting how quick and easy it is to expunge your criminal record without the help of [...]

By |May 12th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Expunge Your Criminal Record in Passaic County

How to Get an Expungement in Passaic County, NJ

New Jersey gives you the option to try to expunge (erase) your criminal records alone or with the help of an expungement attorney. The following is a step-by-step guide to getting an expungement in Passaic County, NJ. This is strictly a guide and each case is different. Your case may be a simple [...]

By |May 12th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Get an Expungement in Passaic County, NJ

How Much Does an Expungement Cost in New Jersey?

You’ve probably searched hours on the Internet to find the answer to this question and you’re probably frustrated. How much does an expungement cost in New Jersey? Many of our clients often want a fast, simple answer. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t quick or concrete. The truth is that expungement costs vary [...]

By |May 12th, 2014|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How Much Does an Expungement Cost in New Jersey?

How to Hire a Drug Possession Lawyer in NJ

If you have been arrested for drug possession, you need the best legal counsel possible to guide you through the process from the start to the conclusion of your case. There are some things to consider when hiring a drug possession lawyer, including: Make the decision to hire a drug possession lawyer and not the [...]

By |September 6th, 2013|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Hire a Drug Possession Lawyer in NJ