Yes you should always retain a lawyer when facing a criminal charge. If you are undocumented, the stakes are even higher. There have been stories about ICE showing up to courts. I cannot predict if you will have issues if this is a first offense. I would retain a criminal lawyer and recommend...Read more »
He did not have employment like he told me so he knew he would not have the rent when he signed. He has a history of bad debt, judgements for non payment, jail for check frauds, etc. Is there anything criminal for bad faith entering into the lease knowing he would not be paying?
Of course you should have a lawyer your looking at a distribution charge which can sentence you to years in jail, loss of your drivers license, probation etc.. Thus yes you should get a lawyer and remember one rule: Generally the more time an attorney has to work on the case the better the result...Read more »
Generally the Discovery is given pretty early on in a Superior Court criminal case so two months is a little long. But we don't know all the facts of his case whether he's incarcerated or free, the country he is in and whether he's been indicted or not etc. etc. If you are concerned I would...Read more »
You really need to seek an in person consultation where the attorney can see all the paperwork to give you a proper answer, but expect to pay for the attorneys time as that is not part of the normal criminal free in office consultation.
i was 8 at the time and with my sister. we saw my neighbor come out of his house with a giant rug rolled up in a wheel barrel. he then walked to his empty yard, dug a giant hole, buried the rug, and then left. a week prior his wife was crying in the front of the house and my mother comforted her... Read more »
I am a resident and volunter firefighter in the state of New Jersey. I have completed my State Mandated Firefighter One course and have been riding the trucks for almost 4 years satisfying my mandatory courses to be a riding firefighter in good standing. I have always been one to act, but want to... Read more »
Are there any laws or rights that protect the victims identity? The victim is afraid of being deported, but without her testimony the charges may be dropped. The attacker has already several victims but they are also afraid to speak up, and their experiences weren’t as traumatic.
Generally, The victim should not have to worry about being deported for testifying about abuse if that is your question, although I would still suggest a consult with an immigration lawyer, as your question is not that clear.
I plead guilty to a charge but there was no factual evidence proving that I admitted to it other then "guilty" on the record but the judge dis not go through his speil of factual evidence of, "nobody threaten u to plead guilty", "on this date and this time you were doing this", "you were doing this... Read more »
In Superior Court the judge always takes a factual basis. In municipal court it is not as common in busy courts. A lawyer would need to review your case before telling you whether it would be smart for you to try to retract your plea.
Depends on exactly the degree he is charged with, but for 3 DWI's assuming he had no priors and was convicted on each then he is looking at up to 300 days in jail and for the criminal charge anywhere up to 10 years, although generally I see this charged lower so the maximum may only be 5 years....Read more »
I would suggest not. You don't want to come even close to that statute. Also NJ does have laws against using extra lights you can look them up. Remember Justia is not a legal service provider so we can't give you specific answers but you can google them yourself.
More information is needed, thus the answer depends on the grade of the charge thus anywhere from up to 180 days to 5 years. You definitely need a lawyer for this type of charge if you want to have the best chance of staying out of jail. Most of us criminal lawyers offer a free in office...Read more »
I am 21 years old graduating with a 3.8 gpa from Rowan University with a very bright future. I have no prior charges and plenty of professional contacts that can vouge for my character. It would fall under a 3rd degree bad check offense. How likey is this case dismissed? PTI?
Thank you for your question. If you're asking whether you can charge her with statutory rape/sexual assault I think you're going to have a problem. First, even if you were 16 at the time, New Jersey sets the age of consent at 16 (the law requires, among other things, that the victim be at least 13...Read more »
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