Calculating Penalties for White Collar Crimes

Though white-collar crimes are non-violent, they are crimes nonetheless and are still handled through the criminal justice process. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines were created to make sentencing more uniform throughout the system. Although the courts have determined that the Guidelines are discretionary, as opposed to being mandatory, federal courts still utilize the Guidelines as a […]

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What is considered to be a violent crime?

Violent crimes include murder, aggravated manslaughter, manslaughter, vehicular homicide, robbery, aggravated assault, disarming a law enforcement officer, kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, carjacking, aggravated arson, and rape. Individuals charged with violent crimes can face very serious consequences. If you are charged with a violent crime you should seek the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney […]

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Who is considered a juvenile in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, a juvenile is considered to be anyone under the age of 18 years old. These individuals are children in the eyes of the law and, except under very specific circumstances, may not be charged as adults. The juvenile court process is also a bit different from the adult criminal process. Juvenile cases […]

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Holiday-time DWI crackdowns

Happy Holidays to all! During this festive time of year, we are often attending parties and going out with friends and family to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year. While we are celebrating, it is important to be aware that law enforcement throughout New Jersey will also be out on the roads […]

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