What Happens If You Violate Probation For the First Time?
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If you’ve been charged with a crime, there’s a good chance that you’ll be granted probation. Probation is the period of time when you’re released into the community, typically under some form of supervision, instead of serving time in prison. If you’ve recently been released on probation, it’s vital to understand all of the terms

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Douglas Herring Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a 2019 AIOCLA’S 10 Best in New Jersey For Client Satisfaction
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Press Release Douglas Herring Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a 2019 AIOCLA’S 10 Best in New Jersey For Client Satisfaction The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of New Jersey’s Criminal Law Attorney Douglas Herring as 2019 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of

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DUI Offenses – What do Police Officers Look For?
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DUI Offenses – What Do Police Officers Look For Law enforcement officers take DUI offenses seriously in New Jersey. As is the case with many other crimes, police undergo training to identify signs that a motorist is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. There are more than 100 visual cues that indicate whether

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Are There Travel Restrictions with A DUI?
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Travel restrictions with a DUI often vary across the world. If you are planning to travel outside your country and have a conviction or arrest on your record, your criminal record can bring unexpected problems. In essence, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can limit your ability to travel to other countries. Several

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What Are My Civil Rights as a Criminal Defendant in New Jersey?
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If you’ve been arrested for a crime, you may feel as though you’ve been stripped of all of your rights. However, it’s important to remember that you do indeed have rights as a criminal defendant in New Jersey. Understanding these rights can help you to legally protect yourself while you navigate your criminal case. That’s

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Types of Theft Crimes in New Jersey
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If you are facing charges of theft in the state of New Jersey, it’s important to understand the type of theft charges you are facing. Theft crimes in New Jersey can involve a number of different criminal offenses that involve the unauthorized possession of someone else’s property. This can include theft by deception, theft by

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Will Legal Weed Cause a Rise in DUIs in New Jersey?
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When a change as big as legalized marijuana happens in any given state, it’s no surprise that major and minor issues stem from these changes. While there’s a lot of relief between medicinal marijuana patients and recreational users, law enforcement officials are still trying to wrap their heads around certain aspects of the new law.

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10 Things to Know About New Jersey’s Intoxicated Driver Program
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New Jersey’s Intoxicated Driver Program (IDP) is a comprehensive plan to address violators of drug or alcohol crimes after conviction. The purpose is to intervene, educate and reduce these types of crimes. Many people confuse it for the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC). There are many IDRCs in New Jersey, which the IDP manages. Consuming

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What Happens When A Minor Is Prosecuted As An Adult?
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We all know that being prosecuted as an adult is significantly more severe than being prosecuted as a minor. In the case that a minor is involved in a more serious crime, or has had repeated offenses, a judge may waive the protections that a standard juvenile court provides. So you may be asking, “what

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What is The Pretrial Intervention Program in New Jersey
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Pretrial Intervention, also known as “PTI” is a diversionary program available at the Superior Court level for defendants charged with indictable offenses. This can include heroin possession, forgery, theft, terrorist threats, shoplifting, prescription fraud, credit card fraud, and marijuana distribution. Run through the County Prosecutor’s Office, the PTI is a way to divert cases they

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