What’s the difference between Indictable and Non-Indictable offenses?

What’s the difference between Indictable and Non-Indictable offenses?

The criminal justice system of New Jersey ensures the protection of defendant’s rights after they are accused of a crime. In the State of New Jersey, criminal offenses are not classified as either felonies or misdemeanors. Instead, under New Jersey criminal procedure, criminal offenses are classified as either the following: “indictable offenses,” “disorderly persons offenses,” … Continue reading What’s the difference between Indictable and Non-Indictable offenses?

CDS Possession in New Jersey

CDS Possession in New Jersey

The possession of illegal drugs or unlawful possession of prescription drugs is a serious matter in the state of New Jersey. Under New Jersey law, these substances are referred to generally as Controlled Dangerous Substances, often shortened to “CDS” by law enforcement and other people who work in the criminal justice system. People who are … Continue reading CDS Possession in New Jersey

Tips for Interacting with Police During a DUI Stop

Tips for Interacting with Police During a DUI Stop

Being stopped by police is never a pleasant experience. Even if you know you have done nothing wrong, seeing flashing lights in your rear-view mirror can cause instant anxiety and even defensiveness. These feelings can be significantly escalated if you believe you are under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. … Continue reading Tips for Interacting with Police During a DUI Stop

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