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August 2013 Archives

New Jersey driver charged with aggravated assault by auto

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense in the state of New Jersey. Motorists arrested for driving while intoxicated in New Jersey face a number of serious penalties from driver's license suspension to possible jail time. For these reasons, it is important that those accused of DWI put together a solid defense strategy to counter the charges against them.

Witnesses in NJ case receive reduced sentences for testimony

An aggravated assault resulting in death is often considered one of the most heinous violent crimes that a person can commit. Due to this, those convicted of murder charges stemming from an aggravated assault are often subject to the most serious penalties in the state. In some states this may include a death sentence. While New Jersey does not have the death penalty, penalties for murder are still extremely serious.

New Jersey man facing charges for drug possession

State prosecutors and New Jersey state authorities go after drug charges with a heavy hand. From simple drug possession charges to claims of manufacturing and distribution, individuals accused and convicted of drug crimes can end up serving long sentences and paying massive financial fines. That is why New Jersey residents currently facing charges for a drug offense should speak with a criminal defense attorney if possible.

Labor Day weekend means spike in drunk driving charges

In a few weeks it will be Labor Day, which means barbeque and beer with friends and family. Sadly, Labor Day is also known for a huge spike in drunk driving charges. While everyone should have fun this Labor Day weekend, it is important to play it safe. No one wants to face a DUI charge, and some New Jersey counties have already announced plans to ramp up the police presence and come down hard on motorists.

Multiple arrests made in Jersey City drug sting operation

Drug offenses include a broad range of criminal activities from the possession of drug paraphernalia to the intent to distribute. Penalties for drug crimes depend on a variety of factors from the quantity and type of substance in question, to the intended use. Regardless of the specific offense, a drug charge in New Jersey carry very serious consequences from jail time and fines to long and invasive probationary periods.

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