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March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate Irish culture but for many, it’s also an excuse for drinking without limits. Drunk driving and violence is certainly a big concern for police on this holiday. The police will be looking... Read More

Felonies, Crimes, and Disorderly Persons Charges in NJDisorderly conduct in NJ (N.J.S.A. 2C:33-2) encompasses many different types of behavior and often accompanies other charges such as simple assault and loitering. And since the New Jersey laws can... Read More

In New Jersey, offenses that are considered a “felony” in other jurisdictions are actually referred to as a crime; and a “misdemeanor” in other states is called a disorderly person’s offense. Sometimes there is some confusion because of... Read More

Disorderly Persons vs Disorderly ConductNew Jersey laws may seem tricky at first glance; but they are set up in effort to keep communities running smoothly, calmly and peacefully. If you or a loved one has been charged with a disorderly persons offense... Read More

What’s All the Commotion About?The days of unrest that hit Baltimore following the controversial arrest and death of Freddie Gray caused Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to declare a state of emergency and deploy the National Guard to restore order. Almost... Read More

Not many places celebrate the night before Halloween, but New Jersey has historically ‘honored’ the occasion. Mischief Night, as it is most commonly known, generally occurs on Oct. 30 of each year. On Mischief Night, kids and teenagers will typically... Read More

Many people look forward to Halloween just for the pure thrill of a good scare. For others, the anxiety of going to a haunted house can be too overwhelming. Understanding what to expect will help with the courage and confidence needed to make it through... Read More