You Can Still Get Arrested – Even with a MMJ Card!

Posted April 19th, 2018 by .

Categories: Cannabis.

What’s your guess as to how many New Jersey residents have an MMJ card? The answer might surprise you, as there are only about 15,000 patients registered for New Jersey’s medical marijuana program. Now that more conditions have increased eligibility, there’s a chance the number could grow. Meanwhile, some might just wait around until cannabis […]

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What is Drug Court? Are You Eligible?

Posted April 26th, 2017 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

It’s a fact — the country is dealing with a major drug epidemic. Every night on the news there are stories of another person dying of a heroin overdose. In fact, heroin and morphine deaths in New Jersey skyrocketed from 2010 to 2015. According to the New Jersey Medical Examiner’s Office, there were 1,587 drug […]

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Can Possessing Synthetic Marijuana Get You in Legal Trouble?

Posted June 23rd, 2016 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

For a while, synthetic marijuana was easily available at some gas stations and convenience stores. It’s commonly known as K -2 or Spice and sold under a different seemingly clever names. Some casually refer to synthetic marijuana as fake pot. Some obtain it in package form and its contents resemble herbs or incense. It is […]

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New Law Gives Some New Jersey Residents Chance to Clear Criminal Record

Posted April 20th, 2016 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

A new law recently took effect this week that allows the majority of offenders in New Jersey who’ve completed a court-order drug treatment program to have their criminal record expunged. In addition, the law cuts the amount of time New Jersey residents have to wait to clear their criminal record from 10 years to five. […]

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What Happens if You Fail a Drug Test

Posted January 16th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

You’re nervous. You just got the job of a lifetime. But before you can start work officially, you need to pass a required drug test. And you have been smoking marijuana regularly for the past six months. You search the Internet looking for home remedies and follow the directions. But alas, you fail the drug […]

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Heroin Abuse is on the Rise in Jersey City

Posted January 9th, 2014 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

According to a recent report released by NJ.com, Jersey City was named as the second town in New Jersey to have the highest number of reported cases of heroin and opiate abuse. In 2012, 1,127 incidents were reported and 2013, police had arrested a 15-year-old boy and seized 59 bags of suspected heroin. It’s very scary […]

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What Happens When You Have a Controlled Substance

Posted November 14th, 2013 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

You’re driving along and you get pulled over for a traffic violation. Uh oh, there are drugs in the car and the police officer finds them. What will happen to you? Well, various things could happen to you, depending on the type of substances you have. First, let’s define what is considered a controlled dangerous […]

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Changes Made to the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Law

Posted November 1st, 2013 by .

Categories: Cannabis.

In 2010, then New Jersey governor Jon Corzine had signed into law the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act. The law allows medical marijuana to be dispensed through legal means to patients or caregivers. In order to receive medical marijuana, you must have a prescription from your doctor and have a valid ID card […]

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Three Questions on Drug Charges

Posted November 1st, 2013 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

Question 1: What are the penalties for possessing drugs in New Jersey? There are two types of penalties you will receive depending on how much you have in your possession at the time of your arrest. The rule to remember is the smaller the amount the smaller the penalty will be. For instead, if you […]

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Drug Charges

Posted April 6th, 2011 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

If you have been arrested on drug charges in the state of New Jersey, you are facing some very serious consequences. Whether it is a possession charge or a more serious charge of selling drugs or even trafficking drugs, you need an experienced, knowledgeable criminal defense attorney. Public defenders are always overworked and may not […]

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