New Jersey's Anti-Hazing Law and you. Fraternities and sororities are often an integral part of university and college social life. As such, they have to adapt their pledging rites and rituals so that they do not violate the law. These laws have been created in response to multiple incidents of harm and injury arising from the pledging process.
Cyber-harassment is a crime of the fourth degree. In New Jersey crimes of the fourth degree can result in an 18 month jail sentence.
Being a party host can create issues of both civil and criminal liability under the laws of New Jersey.
Every parent is fearful of getting a call from the local police department saying that their child has been arrested. Unfortunately, New Jersey parents do receive such telephone calls. Worse yet, parents simply do not know what they can do on behalf of their child. According to New Jersey law, a juvenile is an individual who is under the age of 18 years. Therefore, the police can take children into custody no matter the age.
Halloween injuries can surely dampen one of the most exciting days and nights of the year, for children and parents alike. Children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year, according to the National Safety Council’s website. Certainly, this statistic is scarier than any other Halloween costume that I have ever seen.
What is civil forfeiture? Imagine that you are enjoying a leisurely drive in your expensive car. Suddenly, the police pull you over and arrest you. Next, the police take you into custody and transport you to the nearest police station where you are formally processed.
A person charged with shoplifting needs capable and experienced legal counsel to provide them with sound representation. If you or anyone you know has been charged with shoplifting, contact me.
If you have a playground situation that turns tragic, call us for help. We will fight for your rights and those of your child.
Every bike accident is different – the facts and circumstances will determine which types of damages the victim and the victim’s family can successfully pursue.
Being arrested in New Jersey is one of the most unpleasant experiences a person can encounter. However, you are not necessarily guilty of committing a crime because you have been arrested. You are presumed innocent until being found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Criminal liability arises whenever a person commits assault upon another person. The attorneys at Wiley Lavender, P.C. can provide the legal representation that a person charged with assault will need.
Wiley Lavender is a proud Red Nose sponsor of the 2nd Annual Pitties and Pals White Party. The event will take place at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 8 PM – 11 PM.
Every personal injury case if different. The facts and circumstances will determine which types of damages the victim and the victim’s family can successfully pursue.
Parents can contact the attorneys at Wiley Lavender, P.C. when their college student has come into contact with New Jersey police and courts regarding drugs.
The attorneys at Wiley Lavender, P.C. can provide the required services that parents seeking legal representation for their college student.
New Jersey residents who get injured in a car accident must be careful about what they do after the accident if they wish pursue a legal claim.
Getting injured can be a traumatic experience. Above all, just obtaining the proper medical treatment and hopefully recovering fully is a task in itself. Many people understand that they may be able to recover money if they are injured. However, there are a number of mistakes that can be made that can reduce or even eliminate the possibility of recovering money from the party that injured you.
When you are pulled over by a police officer, there are a few things you should keep in mind - be respectful, know when to give them your PBA card, don't make admissions, and behave appropriately in court.
Municipal courts are courts of law, created under Article Six, Section One of the Constitution of the New Jersey. Municipal courts are courts of “limited jurisdiction”, which means only certain kinds of cases can be tried in them.