Gun Charge Dismissed on First Appearance in Union County

Last week, I represented a client charged with a second-degree possession of a unlawful weapon, a handgun, possession of a magazine clip, possession of marijuana under 50 grams and a slew of motor vehicle charges.  Any gun charge in New Jersey faces a mandatory jail sentence even if there are … Read More

Governor Christie Reduces Eligibility Time Required For An Expungement

Governor Christie reduces eligibility time required for an expungement effective April 18, 2016 which allows many more immigrants to expunge minor offenses but ……. beware the difference between an expungement for criminal purposes and an expungement for immigration purposes. The new law amends N.J.S.A. 2C:52-3 by providing an “early pathways” … Read More