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What Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Defense Attorney
201712.21
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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,…

What’s the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?
201711.28
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What’s the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?
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Unlike most other states, New Jersey refers to a misdemeanor as a “disorderly person” crime and felonies as “indictable offenses.” The state also classifies felonies by degrees, of which there are four. Felony Laws and Crimes First-degree crimes include murder, manslaughter, and rape; these crimes include imprisonment of 10 years to life in prison and…

Top Three Tips for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
201711.15
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Top Three Tips for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
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You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer, Now What Whether you or a loved one experienced an injury through negligence, safety issues, or bad luck, leaving the settlement up to the insurance company may not always be to your advantage. A personal injury lawyer has goals similar to yours—they want to maximize compensation you receive because…

Traffic Violations – Do You Need An Attorney?
201707.22
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Traffic Violations – Do You Need An Attorney?

Traffic violations you should have an attorney for in Morris County, N.J. You’ve gotten a traffic ticket and now you have to go to court. Is it serious? Do you need a lawyer? While many driving citations are relatively simple, others might require more diligence on your part. Learn which traffic violations you should have…

Breaking Down New Jersey DUI Laws: What You Need to Know
201707.04
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Breaking Down New Jersey DUI Laws: What You Need to Know
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Driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence is a serious offense in all states. New Jersey DUI laws impose harsh penalties on those who drive under the influence. If your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08% or higher when it’s tested, you will receive a citation for driving under the influence (DUI). However, if…