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Once you become 21 in the United States, you are free to buy and drink alcohol. New Jersey state law puts limitations on what you can do when you drink, since being inebriated impairs our judgment and motor skills. Underage drinking laws in New Jersey... 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

Has your teenager been caught and charged with underage drinking or possession of alcohol at a recent New Jersey party or concert? As a parent, your mind is probably racing with questions. “Will my child have this on their record forever?” “Can... Read More

There’s no shortage of entertainment at the Jersey Shore. In fact, more than 60 music festivals are scheduled throughout the summer. Events include a tour with the band Mumford & Sons in Seaside Heights, Point Pleasant SummerFest, Oceanfest in Long... Read More

For some young adults and teenagers in New Jersey, waiting until their twenty-first birthday feels way too long to experience their first drink. Many college students and even high school teens try to use fake ids to get into bars and clubs or to buy... Read More

Many New Jersey seniors are gearing up for graduation season and looking forward to the house parties that often accompany the ceremonious occasion. But, it’s important to note, if alcohol becomes a part of those special events, both the parents and... Read More

During the summer months at the New Jersey Shore, underage drinking is considered one of the top problems among the community. Even with public education campaigns and strict laws in place to fight teen drinking, it’s still a number one concern in Monmouth... Read More

As high school students throughout New Jersey gear up for prom season, it is a good time to have the talk with your kids about underage drinking as well as the consequences of drinking and driving. Teens might say prom is all about finding the perfect... Read More

Prom and High School graduations are approaching, which means celebrations and parties with friends. Getting caught up in the festivities along with peer pressure unfortunately can lead to underage drinking and driving under the influence. According to... Read More

Halloween can be a time for pranksters to get their fix by participating in mischievous activities. The festivities, alcohol and party mentality frequently conspire to cause people to behave in ways that do not reflect their best judgment. While it is... Read More

Arming Youth with Safety and PreventionSeveral studies point to a parent’s ability to shape their kids in lasting ways. Parents may think their teens could care less about what they have to say, but research suggests that parents have a lot more influence... Read More

Some NJ Bars Offer Reduced Prices for Designated DriversThe practice of using a designated driver is widely used as a method of protecting oneself and other motorists from the dangers of drunk driving.  The concept of designated driving involves selecting... Read More

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