What to Know if You Have Court for a Pre-Indictment Conference in Morristown NJ

Need a Lawyer for Morris County Pre Indictment Conference You have been charged with a criminal offense, appeared in front of a judge for your first appearance, and were given a Pre-Indictment Conference date. Now what? As a criminal defense lawyer who regularly appears in Morris County Superior Court in

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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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