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Category Archives: Felony Charges

Disorderly Conduct Charges Union County NJ

Disorderly conduct is one of the most common crimes charged by police and covers a wide variety of situations that range from fighting to lewd and offensive language.  Depending on the offense, penalties for disorderly conduct can range from fines to time in jail. Though many view crimes such as domestic violence, drug offenses, and… Continue Reading

What Can I Do if a Friend or Family Member is Arrested?

Being arrested in Union County, Linden, Westfield, Scotch Plains or anywhere can be a scary experience not only for the one being arrested, but for their family as well.  Being arrested can leave the family feeling frightened, confused and wondering what to do next. Given that most of us are not accustomed to dealing with… Continue Reading

Aggravated Assault vs Simple Assault

“Assault” is a generic legal term for crimes involving an aspect of physical violence or the threat of physical violence. New Jersey statutes carry two distinct definitions of assault: aggravated assault and simple assault. These two charges can vary dramatically from second degree felony crimes to disorderly persons offenses. Today, our Union County Municipal Court criminal defense attorney will… Continue Reading

High School Basketball Star Meets Tragic End

Keywon Savage is a local Union County legend.  Not only did this 6 foot 3 inch Newark New Jersey born-man have some truly epic high-school basketball performances, he was also an extremely talented student.  Teachers, coaches, friends, and acquaintances all expected Savage to achieve great things.  Sadly, a string of poor decisions and unfortunate circumstances… Continue Reading

Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance vs. Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle in New Jersey

Frequently in New Jersey, routine traffic stops turn into serious drug charges for drivers who are simply going about their regular lives. Perhaps the officer says you were speeding, made an illegal turn, failed to signal, or committed another traffic infraction, but their suspicion provokes further investigation. If you consent to a search of your… Continue Reading

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