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Bankruptcy Law in New Jersey: A Summary of What You Need to Know
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Bankruptcy Law in New Jersey: A Summary of What You Need to Know
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Filing for bankruptcy is not as uncommon as one might think. While bankruptcy may sound confusing or frightening, like all legal processes, there are clearly defined rules for how one navigates bankruptcy. This article will provide a general overview explaining how to file for bankruptcy in New Jersey. Hopefully, this crash course will ease some…

What is a PCR Motion in New Jersey and What Can it do For You?
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What is a PCR Motion in New Jersey and What Can it do For You?
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When you hire an attorney to represent you in a criminal case, you are placing your life in their hands, sometimes literally. But what happens when your attorney fumbles that ball and, through a series of preventable mistakes, causes you to lose your case and subsequent appeals? Is all hope lost? Are you doomed to…

Breathalyzer or Not? What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Breath Test?
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Breathalyzer or Not? What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Breath Test?
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What does NJ law say? New Jersey takes DWI/DUI very seriously. The state also maintains an implied consent law, which means that by holding a NJ driver’s license, you automatically give consent to a chemical test or breathalyzer if suspected of driving under the influence. Implied consent New Jersey’s implied consent law specifically states that…

Most Common Cases that Appear in New Jersey’s Municipal Courts
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Most Common Cases that Appear in New Jersey’s Municipal Courts
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Over six million cases are filed in New Jersey’s 539 municipal courts each year. Often, these cases are resolved out of court by paying a fine; but paying a fine is an admission of guilt. No one likes to find him or herself in municipal court, but sometimes it’s inevitable. More serious offenses–those known as…

New Jersey’s Most Common Traffic Violations and Tickets
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New Jersey’s Most Common Traffic Violations and Tickets
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There’s nothing like the flash of blue and red lights and a sudden wailing siren to start your pulse racing and send an unwelcome jolt of adrenaline coursing through your body.  According to a study conducted by the Harvard Health Watch, the average American spends over an hour driving each day. Who hasn’t sped up a…

What Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Defense Attorney
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What Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Defense Attorney
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Chances are if you need a defense attorney, you don’t have a lot of time to find one that’s a good fit. It’s important, however, to conduct due diligence so that you partner with someone who will look out for your best interests and has the experience to ensure as positive an outcome as possible….

The New Jersey Heroin Epidemic: Addiction, Treatment, and the Law
201712.11
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The New Jersey Heroin Epidemic: Addiction, Treatment, and the Law
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The rate of heroin overdose in New Jersey is over 3 times the national average.  In New Jersey heroin is also the leading cause of accidental death, according to NJTVonline.org. Opioid prescriptions have nearly tripled between 1991 and 2011.  Although you can trace the crisis’ roots to the 1980s, when pharmaceutical firms creating oxycodone, hydrocodone,…