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Gun Charges Mean Possible Detention under New Bail Reform Guidelines in NJ

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Are you currently being charged with a firearms-related offense in the state of New Jersey? You should be informed that the recent changes in New Jersey’s bail system in January affect your position and the timeliness of your case. Here is all you need to know regarding the new guidelines released by the state Supreme Court on May 25, 2017.

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Arrested at Gunnison Beach at Sandy Hook? You Need an Experienced NJ Federal Criminal Lawyer.

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Gunnison Beach at Sandy Hook is unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area. Although physically located in New Jersey, Sandy Hook is federal land and is managed by the National Park Service. Gunnison Beach is New Jersey’s only legal clothing-optional beach.

If you are charged with committing an offense while on Sandy Hook, such as possession of narcotics, public lewdness, driving under the influence, speeding, or reckless driving, your case will be heard in Federal Court in Newark, New Jersey.

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NJ Criminal Bail Reform Act Requires Prosecution to Make Early Disclosure of Evidence

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On February 8, 2017, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided State v. Robinson, an important case expanding the right of criminal defendants to access the evidence against them at their pretrial detention hearing, an early stage of their court proceedings.

In Robinson, the defendant was charged in the Essex County, New Jersey Courts with murder. The basis for the charges was an affidavit of probable cause claiming that eyewitnesses observed the defendant shoot the victim, and that these witnesses then identified the defendant from a photo array. The affidavit also referenced surveillance footage showing the commission of the crime.

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NJ Federal Criminal Sentencing: Getting the Lowest Sentence

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United States Justice Department statistics show that approximately 97 percent of all federal criminal defendants plead guilty. The single most important question asked by an individual convicted of a federal crime is this: How do I get the lowest possible sentence? The second most important question is: If I am going to federal prison, how can I get in the best facility that is the most geared to my particular needs? Finally, for those individuals who are going to have to serve time, they want to know how much time they will have to serve.

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Undercover Officers Are Out in Force at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ, Leading to Numerous Arrests: An Experienced NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer Is Essential

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It’s high season at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, and as the temperatures rise, it looks like a record year for arrests for underage drinking, assault, driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, possession of drugs, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, and traffic violations. These charges are serious, and a conviction can have a major impact on your career, choice of schools, or job advancement. Because of the prevalence and invasiveness of background checks, your work and your professional license may be at risk. The stakes couldn’t be higher. You need a skillful and experienced lawyer who knows the system, and appears frequently before the Monmouth County Superior Court and the Holmdel, New Jersey Municipal Court.

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Park Rangers at Gunnison Beach in Sandy Hook Perceive Innocent Behavior As Lewd: Hiring an Experienced NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer Is Critical

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It’s high season at Gunnison Beach in Sandy Hook, and as the temperatures rise, it looks like a record year for arrests for lewdness (charged under the Code of Federal Regulations Section 36 C.F.R. 7.29c), driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, and traffic violations. What many do not realize is that, due to Sandy Hook’s location in the Gateway National Recreation Area, these charges will land you in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark. If you are convicted of these criminal offenses, they cannot be expunged. Because of the prevalence and invasiveness of background checks, your career and your professional license may be at risk. The stakes couldn’t be higher. You need a skillful and experienced lawyer who knows the system, and appears frequently before Federal Magistrate Anthony Mautone in the United States District Court in Newark, New Jersey.

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Arrested at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey? Don’t Overlook the Consequences of a Conviction – You Need to Protect Your Future.

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Background checks are pervasive these days. Employers are screening job candidates for even the most minor convictions, especially if the job involves highly sensitive work, such as in the information technology and financial industries. Colleges and universities are also very interested in whether their applicants for the next years’ class have been in trouble with the law over the summer.

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Arrested at Gunnison Beach on Sandy Hook ? Your Job and Professional License May Be at Risk – Hire the Right NJ Criminal Lawyer to Protect Your Future.

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The first thing that you may have realized after you were charged with an offense on Gunnison Beach at Sandy Hook, is that your case is a “federal case,” and that it will be heard in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark. To make matters worse, if you are convicted of an offense occurring at Gunnison Beach, it cannot be expunged. As a result, your job and your professional license may be at risk.

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Approached by the FBI Concerning a Federal Law Enforcement Investigation in New Jersey? What Should You Do? What Are Your Rights?

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Here is a common scenario. It’s early in the morning and you’re getting ready for work. Your cell phone rings and it’s a blocked call. Curious, and maybe concerned, you answer the phone. The caller announces that it is Special Agent Jones. “ I’m parked outside of your house.” “ I would like to talk to you about your involvement in a possible violation of federal law.”

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PNC Arts Center Arrest? Headed for Holmdel Municipal Court? Hire an Experienced NJ Criminal Attorney.

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It’s concert season at the PNC Arts Center, located in Holmdel, New Jersey, at the Jersey Shore. Planning to see such acts as Dave Matthews, Weezer, Slipknot, the Vans Warped Tour, Journey, Lynrd Skynrd, Journey, Snoop Dog or Wiz Khalifa? While the PNC Arts Center is a great place to see a concert, it is also the known for the frequent arrests of tailgating partiers.

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