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  • When Home Becomes Hell: Confronting Harassment within Domestic Violence

    Jun 6, 2023

    Domestic violence I. Understanding Harassment within Domestic Violence: Harassment within domestic violence refers to a pattern of behavior aimed at controlling, intimidating, threatening, or causing emotional distress to the victim. It often involves repeated acts of verbal, psychological, emotional, unwanted contact, invasion of privacy, or cyber abuse. Perpetrators may use tactics such as threats, stalking, surveillance, isolation, humiliation, or degradation to exert power and maintain control over their victims. Harassment can create an atmosphere o...
  • When a Car Becomes a Weapon: Assault by Auto in NJ

    May 18, 2023

    In today's world, where vehicular transportation is an essential part of our lives, it is important to be aware of the legal implications and consequences associated with the misuse of a motor vehicle. In the state of New Jersey, a car can turn into a weapon when used with malicious intent, leading to charges of I. Understanding Assault by Auto in New Jersey: Assault by auto is a criminal offense in New Jersey tha...
  • How New Jersey's Law Enforcement and Legal Community Are Dealing With the Opioid Epidemic

    May 8, 2023

    The opioid epidemic has been one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States for years, and New Jersey is no exception. In 2022, the state reported 2,892 opioid-related overdose deaths. NJ has been taking steps to address the issue, and the law enforcement and legal communities have played an important role in those efforts. In this article, we will take a look at how they are dealing with the La...
  • Sale or Possession of a Controlled Substance in NJ

    Apr 25, 2023

    New Jersey has strict laws regulating the sale or possession of controlled substances. A controlled substance is any drug that is listed on the state's Schedules I through V. Based on how likely they are to be abused and what accepted medical uses they have, these substances are put into one of the following five schedules: Schedule I: These substances have a high potential for abuse, no accepted medical use, and a lack of safet...
  • New Jersey Laws Regarding Juvenile Offenders

    Apr 11, 2023

    When a minor commits a crime in New Jersey, they are dealt with under the jurisdiction of the juvenile justice system. Unlike the adult criminal justice system, which is focused on punishment, the juvenile justice system is focused on rehabilitation. While the state has a separate system for dealing with juvenile offenders, the penalties and consequences for their actions can still be severe. It is important to understand the laws regarding Juvenile Delinquency i...
  • How to Fight a Weapons Charge in New Jersey

    Mar 28, 2023

    New Jersey has strict gun laws, and anyone facing a weapons charge in the state can expect serious consequences if they are convicted. The consequences can include fines, imprisonment, and the loss of the right to own firearms. If you are facing a Understand the Charges The first step in fighting a weapons charge is to understand the charges you are facing. New Jersey has a range of weapons charges, including unlawful possession o...
  • How to Dismiss a DUI Charge in New Jersey

    Jan 27, 2023

    If you were arrested for a DUI in Trenton, NJ, the DUI defense lawyers at the Davis Law Firm can help. A Potential DUI Consequences in New Jersey In New Jersey, a DUI is considered to be a A suspended driver’s license for a minimum of three months A minimum of 12 hours of jail time Legal fines between $250- $400 An annual vehicle surcharges of $1,000 Potential requirement of an ignition interloc...
  • What You Need to Know About Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Deaths

    Jan 20, 2023

    Section 2C:35-9 refers to New Jersey’s citation for drug-induced deaths. If a person is found guilty of contributing to a drug-induced death, they may violate Section 2C:35-9. This includes any person who manufactures, distributes, or dispenses illegal drugs or controlled substances. This includes Schedule I and Schedule II drugs. To be convicted of Section 2C:35-9, the victim must consume a drug in one of these categories, which leads to their death. Evidence Requirements o...
  • Alleged Members of Paterson Gun Trafficking Ring Indicted

    Oct 29, 2022

    The New Jersey attorney general recently announced that the alleged members of a gun trafficking ring were indicted. The alleged gun trafficking ring includes 15 members who transported guns from South Carolina to New Jersey. Law enforcement estimates that the trafficking ring members brought and transferred a total of 120 firearms. Each of the group’s members will be charged with racketeering and conspiracy. Five of the group’s residents are from South Carolina, and th...
  • Thief Stole Thousands Worth of Jewelry From New Jersey Stores, According to Authorities

    Oct 22, 2022

    A Delaware man is being charged with an interstate ring of Each theft allegedly consisted of the defendant entering a jewelry store and asking if he could check out a few engagement rings. Once the defendant had possession of the rings or other jewelry, he ran off with them. The jewelry theft crime spree included multiple New Jersey cities including Blackwood, Clifton, Marlton, Hainesport, and Haddon Heights. The value of all jewelry stolen exceed...
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