Consequences and Options to Avoid Jail for First-Time Offenders Charged with Drug Offenses in NJ Many people mistakenly assume that a first-time drug offense will not have serious consequences when nothing could be further from the truth.  Several components determine what you are charged with and their corresponding penalties.  If you are accused of a […]

Juvenile Charged with Marijuana in Bergen County NJ What happens when a juvenile gets caught with marijuana in New Jersey? Juveniles, minors under 18, charged with the same crime as adults are likely to get lighter sentences, such as probation, restitution, counseling, drug rehabilitation, or community service. License suspensions apply to juveniles also. And like […]

Facing Charges for Drugs, Weapons in a Vehicle in Hackensack Your car is much more likely to be searched than your home in New Jersey. Similarly, any illegal item in your vehicle is much more likely to trigger criminal charges. Unfortunately, people often underestimate the seriousness of charges that happen because of car searches. Others […]

Drug charges can be confusing. Perhaps you have been caught with only a small amount of drugs but are being charged with a felony. You may be left wondering how that could be. Here’s how you determine the degree of your drug charge if you have been arrested in Bergen County or elsewhere in New […]

Internal Affairs Investigation Says Warrantless Search by Hackensack Cops Was Not Justified Five Hackensack police officers were recently fired from their positions with the Hackensack Police Department. The firings were deemed necessary because of a December 2016 incident that involved an illegal search of an apartment – the search was illegal because police did not […]


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