Category: Criminal Defense

Removal from Megan’s Law Registration and Parole Supervision for Life (PSL)

New Jersey has strict sex offender registration requirements. A person convicted of a sex-based offense may be required to register as a sex offender and may even be supervised by authorities for a period of 15 years. That being said, there are options available to get your name removed from the sex offender registry and/or …

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Can Police Officers Conduct a Search Without a Warrant in New Jersey?

The U.S. Constitution protects people against unreasonable searches and seizures. Police officers generally need to get a warrant from a judge to conduct a search. However, there are some limited exceptions. In this article, our New Jersey criminal defense attorney provides an overview of the key things to know about your search warrants, the legal …

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New Jersey Recreational Cannabis vs. Medical Marijuana

In 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act into law. The legislation dramatically reformed New Jersey’s marijuana laws creating a system for regulation and legalizing cannabis possession and use for adults 21 years of age and older. This raises an important question: How is …

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Are Traffic Violations in NJ Considered Crimes?

Technically speaking, New Jersey does not have “felonies” and “misdemeanors.” Instead, the state classifies offenses as “indictable crimes” and “disorderly persons” offenses. As a result, this raises an important question: “if I am cited for a traffic violation in New Jersey, have I been charged with a crime?”  The short answer is “no.” Traffic violations …

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What are New Jersey Governor Murphy’s executive orders currently in place concerning the COVID-19 pandemic?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Murphy has signed a series of executive orders that affect the operation of the New Jersey State Government.  These orders concern several different aspects of government and private life.  Many of these orders likely affect your daily life and activities.  The following is a partial list of …

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24-Year-Old Jersey City Man Charged With Pointing A Gun At A Man

JERSEY CITY – 24-year-old Chaz R. Morris, of Van Wagenen Avenue near Pavonia Avenue, has been charged with pointing a gun at a man through a window, threatening him to “come out and fight.” Facts of the Case According to officials, Morris was charged with making terroristic threats and weapons offenses related to a gun …

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