New Jersey clients facing criminal convictions have a lot to consider about their future. Depending on the offense, you could face severe penalties, loss of license, an impact to your livelihood, and even jail time. Our criminal practice handles a variety of legal matters for New Jersey clients, including DUI defense, drug offenses, and violent crimes. Our municipal law practice assists clients who face a variety of legal matters including some drug offenses, juvenile crimes, shoplifting charges, and traffic violations. The team of attorneys at The Mark Law Firm, LLC are ready to assess your case and educate you on legal options. If you need our services, contact The Mark Law Firm, LLC today.
Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense in New Jersey. Courts and local law enforcement are proactive and aggressive towards people who drive under the influence of alcohol and persistently prosecute cases. Some DUI charges come with overwhelming fines and consequences. If you have been stopped, tested, and charged with a DUI, you have a lot to consider about your future. Higher level charges come with extraordinary fines and jail time. Multiple offenses will impact your livelihood and may face long jail sentences.
New Jersey has some of the harshest drug possession penalties in the country. Courts and local law enforcement are proactive and aggressive towards drugs. Judges vigorously prosecute cases and hand down severe penalties for convictions. Simple possession of some drugs means a criminal record and a financial burden that can impact your life for years. If you are caught with a certain amount of a drug, you could face harsher charges of intent to distribute and sales.
People make mistakes all the time. When those people are children, most legal cases are not held to the same standards as an adult. When parents face the reality that their child has made a terrible mistake, they have a lot to consider. Consequences for juvenile offenses vary depending on the case. When a child faces charges of egregious crimes, like some violent offenses, a court may consider waiving them up to adult court.
A conviction of a violent crime has the capacity to alter your life with overwhelming consequences. Those who face violent crime charges have a lot to consider. These crimes are some of the most egregious cases heard in court and judges are tremendously aggressive against offenders. New Jersey courts vigorously prosecute cases and sentence people to extraordinary amounts of jail time because the nature of their crime. If you have been accused of a violent crime, you need to speak to an attorney as soon as possible.
New Jersey is known for its shopping. Across the state, there a multitude of malls, shopping centers, and commercial roads filled with single stores. Shopping malls shaped the suburban landscape of the state after World War II. There are over 60 malls and the number continues to grow with the population. Accordingly, shoplifting continues to be a major problem. It is still a very common offense across the state. Often times, people steal out of desperation and forget that most stores watch a customer’s every move.
When you are pulled over because of a traffic violation, you have a lot to consider. New Jersey law enforcement officers will hand you a ticket that may burden you with a fine and other consequences. Depending on the alleged speed, the point penalties can be between 2 and 5 points. If you are found guilty, your driving record and insurance will be impacted based on the points accrued because of the violation. Furthermore, you will have to pay a New Jersey state surcharge, another financial burden.