Getting arrested is one of the most terrifying ordeals you can go through in life. In fact, studies show contact with the justice system—from arrest to trial—can seriously affect your physical and mental health1.Continue reading “Criminal Case Process in Middlesex County NJ”
As a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with over 25 years of experience, there’s nothing I haven’t seen or heard from my clients.
It’s true that every case is unique—no two are exactly the same. But the one thing they all have in common? The fact that getting arrested is a frightening, alarming experience.Continue reading “New Jersey Criminal Case Process”
Getting arrested or charged with a criminal offense is a scary experience. Whether you saw it coming or it was a complete surprise, in the blink of an eye your life has just taken a drastic turn. Now, you’re sitting in a police car. You’re handcuffed. You’re being questioned by a detective… Hard. You’re saying to yourself the whole time, “I can’t believe this is happening!” The experience of being charge with a crime is extremely upsetting, and can be overwhelming. When it actually happens to you, and you’re confronted with the reality of the situation (and the possible consequences), it can feel like your world is being turned upside down. You’re left feeling confused and scared. Most of all, you just want to know what’s going to happen next.Continue reading “Hiring an Aggressive New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer”
I frequently help people when they fail to appear at a scheduled court date, in New Jersey. Failure to appear can be serious. How I approach the problem depends on several factors. I determine whether they have failed to appear in a New Jersey municipal court, or a superior court. I also determine how many times it has happened, as well as how serious the underlying charges are. All are factors which determine how a court will react to an absentee defendant. The consequences for missing court varies, and can be quite serious, therefore it is important to handle these types of situation very carefully.Continue reading “What Happens When You Fail to Appear in Court in New Jersey?”