What is a Municipal Ordinance in NJ

Any town may enact rules that impact the town, also known as town ordinances. Most often, towns pass laws that involve the peace and enjoyment, property, and civility of its citizens. However, local governments in New Jersey have very few ways to raise revenue. Filing a violation of a local ordinance against a resident or […]

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How Does Bail Work in New Jersey?

If you’re wondering how the bail system works in New Jersey, you’re not alone. People charged with crimes and those whose loved ones have been arrested are faced with this question every day. The bail system in New Jersey changed dramatically in 2017. Prior to that date, defendants charged with crimes were eligible to request […]

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Your Rights when Arrested in New Jersey

If you have been arrested in New Jersey, it is important to know your rights before, during, and after an officer makes an arrest. It is also crucial to understand your rights as an American citizen under the U.S. Constitution, to avoid an already stressful situation with law enforcement taking a turn for the worse. […]

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CJP Central Judicial Processing Court in New Jersey

Central Judicial Processing (CJP) Hearings in NJ If you are arrested and charged with an indictable offense (a felony) in New Jersey, your first appearance is known as Central Judicial Processing, or CJP Court for short. This hearing is the first time you will appear before a judge to hear the charges against you and […]

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FAQ’s when Arrested for Drugs in Your Car in New Jersey

As experienced New Jersey drug defense attorneys, we often face questions from clients who are arrested for drugs found in their car. Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) that we receive from people facing drug charges arising from a motor vehicle search. Do I have to get out of the […]

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Is PTI the Same as Probation in New Jersey?

One of the most common questions our clients ask when facing criminal charges in New Jersey is if the Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTI) is the same as probation. Although there are overlaps in the terminology, these two components of New Jersey criminal law are not the same. PTI and probation have distinct elements, including eligibility […]

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Why Police can Search your Vehicle if they Smell Marijuana at an NJ Traffic Stop

You are pulled over for a traffic violation and during the stop, the officer says he smells marijuana in your vehicle. The police officer uses the odor of marijuana alone to search your car, where he finds marijuana, drug paraphernalia, heroin, cocaine, a gun, or another item considered “contraband” in New Jersey. This scenario plays […]

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Does My Record from Another State Carry Over into NJ?

Yes, New Jersey law enforcement and courts have access to all of your prior criminal convictions, even if they are from another state. This is important because prior convictions from other states may affect your eligibility for diversionary programs in New Jersey that are available for first time offenders. A prior conviction out of state […]

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