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What You Need to Know About the Attorney General’s New Immigration Directive

Recently, we have released articles such as “Changes to New Jersey Expungement Law”, as well as our “DUI’s, DRE’s, and THC”, which have shown that the state is moving in directions to help those who may be so unfortunate as to get caught up with the law. In this instance, we are discussing provisions not just Read More

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Understanding Your Rights after the State of New Jersey Seizes or Forfeits Your Property

Under the New Jersey forfeiture statute, 2C:64-1, law enforcement can legally seize property which they suspect has been used, or is intended to be used in the commission of a crime. The following are property subject to forfeiture: controlled dangerous substances, firearms which are unlawfully possessed, carried, acquired or used, illegally possessed gambling devices, untaxed Read More

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In-Court Fast Track Expungements are Available to New Jersey Residents If Your Case is Dismissed

Attorney Eric Morrell: A Fighter Not A Handshaker, argues to obtain the best results for his clients. In some Courts our law office is able to obtain a dismissal of all charges. As a result, the charges against a client are dropped. Despite the charges being dropped, the original arrest still appears on a client’s Read More

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A Police Search of a Car’s Trunks and Other Obscure Areas Can be a Violation of a Person’s Rights in New Jersey

Under the New Jersey Supreme Court decision, State v. Witt  223 NJ 409 (2015), if a police officer detects the odor of marijuana, he is legally able to search the driver’s vehicle without a warrant. Since there were limited boundaries or guidelines set in place, police officers were using State v. Witt to search throughout Read More

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A College Student’s Guide to the Legalization of Marijuana in New Jersey

It is our law office’s understanding that the following is what the new administration under Governor Phil Murphy is aiming to pass: 21 and over: Keep in mind, that once this act passes marijuana will be regulated similar to alcohol, meaning that those over the age of twenty-one (21) will have access to it. The law Read More

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A Recent Change in Strategy Used to Fight Drug Possession Cases

Laboratory reports are an essential element in drug related Court matters. In order for the State to prove their case, the State must have the drugs seized tested in a laboratory and provide those results to the defense. The laboratory results identify if the substance tested is in fact a CDS (controlled dangerous substance). Recently Read More

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We Do and We Will: How We Represent Drug Addicted Clients

Eric Morrell, a criminal defense attorney, is known for being a “Fighter Not A Hand-Shaker.” Our offices offer our clients more than just legal advice and physical representation in court. Eric believes that a client’s recovery process is a very important factor in his representation. Our offices want our clients to succeed in life after Read More

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Starting Your Career? Clear Your Criminal History

Having a criminal arrest or charge on your record, especially when seeking employment, can limit opportunities for advancement in the future. Criminal charges are a matter of public record, which can appear on the internet and all platforms of social media. As a result, employers are easily able to access your criminal history, and therefore Read More

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How to Handle IDRC Non-Compliance Matters After Pleading to a DWI in New Jersey

In the state of New Jersey, a program titled the Intoxicated Driving Resource Center (IDRC), is the required program for anyone that pleads guilty to a DWI. The program requires mandatory Alcohol and Highway Safety Education courses that are typically 12 to 48 hours for first offenders. In addition to the mandatory courses, IDRC conducts Read More

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Arrested at “The Hunt”? What to Do Next

The Far Hills Steeplechase will take place this year on October 21, 2017. “The Hunt” as it is called has made a name for itself in the last few years due to the drunken debauchery that occurs at the yearly horserace. The event, which is intended as a horse race, has evolved into an exciting Read More

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