Can I get Probation for my Criminal Case in NJ?
September 30, 2021
If convicted for common legal violations, like illegally possessing drugs, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief, simple assault, theft, or shoplifting, you may be eligible for probation, an alternative to incarceration. Since criminal activity involving drugs, stealing, fraud, disruptive behavior, and many others are charged as petty and disorderly persons offenses, third degree crimes, and fourth degree offenses, the prosecutor and the judge may agree to sentence a defendant to probation. ... Read More»
Understanding Types of Drug Possession in New Jersey
September 8, 2021
New Jersey has enacted and continues to vigorously enforce its expansive drug laws, often leading to severe penalties for those ultimately found guilty. Drug possession offenses range in terms of severity and consequences may include significant jail or prison time, extensive fines, driver's license suspension, community service, and more for misdemeanor or felony-level offenses. This is in large part because NJ authorities view drug use as both a morality issue and a health problem, with ... Read More»