NJ Supreme Court Vacates Conviction for Obstruction of the Administration of Law

On March 12, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Andrew J. Fede (A-53-17) (079997). In this case, the Cliffside Park Police responded to the defendant’s home after receiving a domestic violence call. The defendant had his door … Read More

How Does the Expungement Process Work?

1. If I am hired to take your case, I will draft the “Verified Petition for Expungement” that we will be filing with the court. 2. I will send it to you for you to review. 3. You will then … Read More

US Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture

On February 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Timbs v. Indiana. In this case, Tyson Timbs was arrested and the police seized his Land Rover which he purchased for $42,000. Mr. Timbs eventually pleaded guilty to dealing in … Read More

Expungement Granted for Theft By Deception Arrest Record

On January 11, 2019, my client was granted an expungement of his arrest record for theft by deception (2C:20-4A). My client was originally charged in the Paramus Municipal Court but was also charged with an additional count and his case … Read More

NJ Supreme Court Rules on Drug Court Expungements

On January 8, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided In the Matter of the Expungement of the Arrest/Charge Records of T.B. (A-18/19/20-17) (079813). This case involved three individuals who had criminal records and entered the drug court program pursuant … Read More

Expungements and Marijuana Business Law

New Jersey may be legalizing recreational marijuana in the near future and many people are inquiring about how to get into the business once it is legalized. If you are thinking about entering the industry and you have a criminal … Read More

License Suspension for an Unpaid Ticket

Many drivers are shocked when they are pulled over only to find out that their license was suspended, often due to an unpaid ticket. If a driver receives a ticket for Driving While Suspended, it could mean serious consequences such … Read More

New Guidance from Attorney General Regarding Marijuana Cases in Municipal Court

On August 29, 2018, the Attorney General of New Jersey released a Memorandum of Guidance regarding the prosecution of marijuana offenses in municipal court. This Memorandum states that municipal prosecutors may not adopt a policy categorically dismissing marijuana charges. However, … Read More

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