New Jersey Criminal Defense Law Guide

New Jersey criminal law can be confusing and complicated to navigate. In this guide, learn how New Jersey handles sentencing and sentence reductions in criminal convictions, as well as drug crime law, DUI law, sex crime law, and more. In addition, learn about New Jersey specific laws regarding body cameras for police, what happens when you fail to appear in court in New Jersey, and how to expunge a record.

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  • ContentSentencing in New Jersey

    New Jersey sentencing laws vary depending on the crime, severity of the crime, and past convictions. Learn more about New Jersey's specific sentencing and bail laws.

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  • ContentExpungements and Sentence Reductions in New Jersey

    Convicted of a crime in New Jersey that you didn’t commit, or receive a felony sentence rather than a misdemeanor? Learn how to petition for factual innocence and the steps necessary to get an expungement.

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  • ContentDomestic Violence and Child Abuse Law in New Jersey

    Domestic violence is an act of aggression conducted at home, usually by a spouse or a partner. Discover more about the legal ramifications of domestic violence in New Jersey and how a lawyer can help with your case.

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  • ContentNew Jersey Drug Crime Law

    Charged in New Jersey with drug manufacturing or possession? Find out what your options are, next steps to take, and how a lawyer may be able to help you.

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  • ContentDUI Laws in New Jersey

    Laws concerning driving under the influence vary greatly state by state. New Jersey has its own laws regarding complications of driving while on drugs, breathalyzer tests, civil damages available, and more.

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  • ContentSex Crimes and the Law in New Jersey

    There are many different types of sex crimes, and the punishment for each varies on a state by state basis. How do sex crimes move through the New Jersey court system, and how can a lawyer help you navigate your case?

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  • ContentViolent Crime and Weapon Law in New Jersey

    Violent crimes usually causes contested, emotional court battles. Learn how violent crimes are treated in the California penal codes and court systems, and how a lawyer can help you with your case.

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  • ContentBurglary and Theft in New Jersey

    The New Jersey Penal Code discusses burglary and robbery in New Jersey. Learn what the penalties are, and how you can receive compensation if you have been victimized.

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  • ContentCriminal Defense Procedural Law in New Jersey

    Criminal Defense Procedural Law refers to the body of law that ensures that each case brought to court is treated justly. In our guide to New Jersey criminal procedural law, understand what rules govern the police and the appointed judges.

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