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NJ Municipal Court Case Process

July 10, 2019

Local Clark NJ lawyer needed municipal criminal case How Cases are Handled in NJ Municipal Court In New Jersey, disorderly persons offenses (similar to misdemeanor offenses in other states) and traffic offenses are tried in municipal courts. A municipal court has local jurisdiction over cases that arise from acts committed in the township, city, or other community where the municipal court is located. Municipal courts follow different procedures than those followed in New Jersey Superior Courts, which handle indictable offenses (similar to ... Read More»

Rights & Evidence in Court when Determining Bail

May 22, 2019

Have to go to court for bail Elizabeth top lawyers New Jersey eliminated the cash bail system and implemented a new pretrial detention system in January 2017. Under the new system, the state has the burden of making a motion that establishes, by clear and convincing evidence, that you should remain in jail leading up to your trial. If the state fails to meet this burden, you should be released until your trial commences. The state must make any motion to keep you in jail prior to your trial at a pretrial detention hearing held shortly after ... Read More»

Indictable Offense vs. Disorderly Persons Offense: Why Does It Matter?

May 15, 2019

Local Union County attorneys for indictable crimes and disorderly persons offenses Like many states, New Jersey classifies criminal charges into various types based on the perceived severity of the crime. While other states use the terms “felonies” and “misdemeanors,” New Jersey describes similar crimes as “indictable crimes,” “disorderly persons offenses,” and “petty disorderly persons offenses.” An “indictable crime” is similar to a felony in other states. A disorderly or petty disorderly persons offense is similar to a criminal misdemeanor. If you have been charged ... Read More»

Union County Inmate Drug Addiction and Alternative Sentences for Addicted Criminal Offenders

April 25, 2019

Addiction related crime in Union County local lawyers Drug overdose deaths are climbing at an alarming rate in New Jersey. There were 2,221 drug-related deaths in the state in 2016. In 2019, over 3,118 New Jersey residents died from overdoses. 150 of those deaths occurred in Union County, up from 98 deaths in the county two years prior. A number of Union County inmates, including inmates in Elizabeth, suffer from drug addiction. The county’s Freeholder Board has redoubled its efforts in recent weeks to combat drug addiction, and particularly ... Read More»

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