Appellate Division Reverses Denial of Expungement for Probation Violations

On March 19, 2018, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided the Matter of the Expungement of the Criminal Records of E.C. (A-5175-15T4). In this case, E.C. initially pled guilty to third-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. She was … Read More

Thinking About Hiring a “Former Prosecutor?” Think again!

Many people think they have to hire a “former prosecutor” to get a good result in their case. They couldn’t be more wrong. I have heard from several people that they were disappointed by the “former prosecutor” turned defense attorney … Read More

DWI and Child Endangerment in New Jersey

In New Jersey, if you are charged with DWI and a child is present in the car, you could also be charged with endangering the welfare of a child under 2C:24-4. DWI and child endangerment charges are both very serious. … Read More

Appellate Division of New Jersey Clarifies 2C:40-26

The Appellate Division of New Jersey ruled on State v. Perry on March 3, 2015. The Court ruled that 2C:40-26 does not apply to defendants who have served a period of license suspension for DWI, but have not yet restored … Read More

Is A Disorderly Persons Offense A Crime In New Jersey?

The short answer is “yes.” Disorderly persons offenses fall under the 2C Code of Criminal Justice and a conviction would appear on your background check. Offenses in New Jersey that are considered felonies in other states are referred to as … Read More