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?
New Jersey arrested more than 55,000 people in 2014 for drug abuse violations, according to the 2014 Uniform Crime Report. If you are convicted of a drug-related offense, you may be facing criminal penalties such as fines, probation, community service, and even jail time. Furthermore, you will have a criminal conviction on your record that … Continue reading What are New Jersey Drug Laws?