Morristown New Jersey Criminal Law Post

Morristown New Jersey
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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Criminal Process

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Second Degree Eluding Charges in Parsippany Result in PTI Admission

Posted in Criminal Process
I represented a client recently who was charged with 2nd degree eluding arising out of Parsippany, New Jersey. This second degree indictable (felony) level charge must be handled at the Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, New Jersey. My client was facing five (5) to ten (10) years in New Jersey State Prison with a presumption of incarceration. This means that, even with no prior criminal record, it is presumed that you will receive a state prison sentence if you are convicted of a second degree offense. Moreover, he was facing a permanent indictable (felony) charge on his record. Finally, because he is a permanent resident (green card holder), he would be deported if he was convicted of any indictable (felony) level offense.… Continue Reading

Expungement of Arrest Records: N.J.S. 2C:52-6

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If you have been charged with a crime in New Jersey, there is an arrest record associated with same. You were arrested, fingerprinted, processed, and a photo was taken. If your charges were eventually dismissed altogether or you were found not guilty by a judge or jury, you are eligible to file for an expungement of those arrest records immediately.… Continue Reading

Bail Options in New Jersey Criminal Cases

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There are several types of bail in New Jersey including cash bail, property bond, bail bond, and release on your own recognizance (ROR) depending on the type of charges, the grading of the charge, and the defendant's prior criminal history (if any).… Continue Reading

The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP)

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The New Jersey Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) provides certain offenders who are sentenced to state prison an opportunity to work their way back into the community under intensive supervision before they are eligible for parole.… Continue Reading

Probation Violations

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I represented a client this morning charged with a probation violation at the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The basis for this probation violation was a new charge in Monmouth County, failure to report on a half-dozen occasions when required by his probation officer, failure to pay fines, and failure to provide proof of employment. I was able to carry the probation violation for several months to allow my client to comply with his probation officer while I resolve the pending charge in Monmouth County.… Continue Reading

Providing Alcohol to Minors: N.J.S. 2C:33-17

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I often represent clients charged with underage drinking, underage DWI, and providing alcohol to minors throughout Morris County including in Boonton, Rockaway, Denville, and Dover. A providing alcohol to minors criminal charge is governed by N.J.S. 2C:33-17.… Continue Reading

Underage Drinking: N.J.S. 2C:33-15

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Underage possession of alcohol is a criminal offense in New Jersey governed by N.J.S. 2C:33-15 which is a disorderly persons offense and results in a fine of up to $1,000.00, up to six (6) months in the county jail, and a permanent criminal charge on your record.… Continue Reading

Boonton NJ Municipal Court Information

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The Boonton Municipal Court is located at 100 Washington Street, Boonton, New Jersey 07005. The main telephone number for the court is (973)402-9410, ext. 620. The court's fax number is (973)299-9797. The court is is session every Tuesday at 9 a.m.… Continue Reading

Mine Hill Municipal Court

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The Mine Hill Municipal Court is located at 37 North Sussex Street, Dover, New Jersey. All traffic, DWI, and disorderly persons offenses which occur in Mine Hill and Wharton will be handled in this local municipal court.… Continue Reading