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New Jersey Appeals Court Addresses Key Questions about Bail Reform

New Jersey implemented its Bail Reform Act, which took effect in January of 2017, to level the playing field for criminal defendants statewide. Bail Reform arose out of a system which significantly favored higher-income defendants over those who may not be in a financial position to post bail. Under the new system, courts employ a risk-assessment…Continue Reading

Carlstadt Fight Case Results in Plea to Lesser Charge and PTI

A case involving three men who were arrested for a variety of alleged offenses including simple assault, disorderly conduct, and aggravated assault in connection with an altercation that occurred outside of a Carlstadt bar, was just resolved in Bergen County Superior Court. Ultimately, the State dismissed the charges against one of the men initially arrested,…Continue Reading

Convicted Sex Offender to Enter Treatment Facility in Lieu of Prison Sentence

A man from Leonia recently accepted a plea agreement from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office which will allow him to enter an in-patient facility for sex offender treatment in lieu of a state prison sentence. The defendant, 19-year-old Leonia resident Darius E. Levine, spent over a year in jail pending the resolution of his case.…Continue Reading

Defendant Facing a Host of Charges in Various Bergen County Towns

A currently homeless former resident of Washington Township with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with a multitude of theft, drug, and weapons offenses in jurisdictions throughout Bergen County. Law enforcement officials in Hackensack, Elmwood Park, Mahwah, Rochelle Park, Ho-Ho-Kus and Washington Township have reported arrests concerning the same man: 27-year-old Joseph Lisanti. Most…Continue Reading

Travis Tormey Provides Legal Commentary for Article on Ray Rice Case

Attorney Travis. J. Tormey of the Tormey Law Firm was recently quoted in an article published by, after the news source requested his legal opinion regarding the domestic violence case against former Ravens football player Ray Rice. In the most recent development in this case, Rice was approved for enrollment in New Jersey’s Superior…Continue Reading

Possible Transformation of NJ Bail System on the Horizon

As the legislative session approaches its close, members of the New Jersey Legislature are eagerly attempting to garner support for two significant bail reform measures that would fundamentally transform the State’s current bail system. With the pending deadline of August 4th fast approaching, lawmakers must pass a resolution that calls for an amendment to New…Continue Reading

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