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You’ve Received a Temporary Restraining Order: Our New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Want You to Know the Next Critical Steps!

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

Domestic violence refers to violent acts committed by a household member against another, such as the mistreatment of one’s spouse or child abuse. It can refer to physical harm, sexual abuse, or emotional abuse. Generally, it can apply to any partners—married or unmarried, straight or gay, living together or even simply dating. If you are the perpetrator of domestic violence and have been issued a Temporary Restraining Order, it can have permanent future effects and you should not ignore it whether or not you plan to see the person again.

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Accused of a Drug Crime in NJ? Contact an Experienced NJ State and Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Today.

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

Drug crimes are severely punished in New Jersey. Given the high amount of drug-related crimes in New Jersey, state policy punishes these offenders to the greatest extent of the law. New Jersey Statute 2c:35-1.1 states, “it is the intention of the Legislature to provide for the strict punishment, deterrence, and incapacitation of the most culpable and dangerous drug offenders…so as ultimately to reduce the demand for illegal controlled substances and the incidence of drug-related crime.”

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DWI Checkpoints: Fees, License Suspensions, and Possible Jail Time? Contacting an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer in NJ is Critical!

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

You’ve had a few too many, but you still think you are able to drive? The police force of New Jersey knows that with Summertime comes daytime drinking, barbeques, holidays, bars, and mindsets like your own.

You might come across many impaired-driving checkpoints while driving this summer in New Jersey, because sobriety checkpoints are legal and have the potential to prevent 1 of 10 DUI-related deaths. During a sobriety checkpoint, suspicious drivers are briefly detained and interviewed, thereby, weeding out inebriated drivers and keeping the roads safe. Locations of these checkpoints are temporary and “random”, however you can learn more about when or where the checkpoints may occur by checking www.roadblock.org.

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Wrongful Arrest and False Imprisonment: 5 Facts Experienced NJ Criminal and Civil Rights Lawyers Want You to Know!

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

Documenting accurate numbers of people who are falsely accused of crimes is nearly impossible. We tend to only take second looks only at those who are convicted of serious crimes including murder or rape and those who are sentenced to life in prison or given the death penalty. We tend not to know how many innocent individuals are in jail from crimes like car theft, tax fraud, federal bribery, and other less-threatening offenses, although, nation-wide, the U.S. Justice Department estimates that 5% of inmates may not be guilty of the crimes for which they were convicted.

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Arrested for the Possession of a Fake ID in New Jersey: The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Schwartz & Posnock Can Get Results for You.

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

If you are under the age of 21, you may think that using a fake ID to get into a bar or club on the Jersey Shore, such as in Manasquan, Belmar, Seaside Heights, Long Branch, or other places is not a legally risky endeavor. Have you been caught using a fake ID along the Jersey Shore? Do not let your lapse in judgment permanently impact your future. Look instead for an experienced Municipal Court and Criminal attorney.

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Tearing Down the Blue Wall of Silence: Contact an Experienced NJ Civil Rights Lawyer if You’re a Victim of Police Brutality.

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

As local citizens, we happily believe that the New Jersey police force fights for the security and well-being of our community. Nobody likes to consider the unfortunate reality that local law enforcement officers do sometimes abuse their power. The excessive use of force by police is pervasive in the media today, and is dismantling the trust between local citizens and their police force.

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Arrested at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey? Consider the Consequences of Conviction: NJ Criminal Defense Attorneys Want You to Protect Your Future.

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

“Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand,” Zac Brown Band sang last summer at the PNC Arts Center during their concert as, ironically, numerous concert-goers left very worried about their alcohol-related arrest. The PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey is a popular venue for summertime concerts at the Jersey Shore. In anticipation of summertime, people eagerly await the concert lineup and, more importantly, the pre-concert tailgates.

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Underage Alcohol Bash Busted: Know the Risks before Your Wild Weekend Down the Shore, and Contact an Experienced NJ Criminal Lawyer if You’re Arrested.

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

New Jersey teens have been renting houses down the Jersey Shore to celebrate Summer for years. This type of partying almost always includes participation in underage drinking and sometimes minor drug use, such as smoking recreational substances like Marijuana. The consequences for this type of activity are often overlooked amidst the excitement it brings, and youth need to consider the potential outcome of their behavior.

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New Jersey’s Governor Suggests Expungements for Nonviolent Offenders: An Experienced NJ Criminal Lawyer Can Help

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

Do you still have a criminal record because of that minor mistake you made as a thrill-seeking youngster? New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, is on your side! The governor is planning to work with New Jersey lawmakers by the June 30 end of the current budget year to aid former non-violent offenders in expunging their criminal records.

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Is New Jersey’s Municipal Court System Unfair? If you are part of the Jersey Shore Summer Crowd Beware…You Need an Experienced NJ Municipal Court Lawyer!

New Jersey Criminal Lawyers Schwartz Posnock

After examining the depths of New Jersey’s Municipal Court System, experts argue that the localities have too much power. The fairness of the entire system is being questioned.Your wallet, too, is at risk if you are a part of the big summertime crowds down the shore.

The Asbury Park Press reported on this issue. As an example, a Neptune resident who forgot to renew her dog licenses had to pay extravagant fines in her local municipal court in Neptune, New Jersey. While a dog renewal fee costs $17, Karen instead spent a day in municipal court paying $122.00 in fines.

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