Physically Hurt By Police During an Arrest?

Posted by: Wiley Lavender on Friday, July 10, 2020
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In these trying times, a person might find themselves being arrested by the police. Even worse, being physically hurt by police during an arrest. In New Jersey, sworn law enforcement officers have the authority to use necessary force to accomplish ...

Don't Violate New Jersey's Stay at Home Order

Posted by: Wiley Lavender on Friday, April 24, 2020
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Don’t take any chances. Charged with violating New Jersey’s Stay at Home Order? Call us. We will help you in your time of need.

New Jersey's Anti-Hazing Law Is Just Not For College Students

Posted by: Wiley Lavender on Sunday, January 19, 2020
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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. 

Oh No, My Child Has Been Arrested in New Jersey!

Posted by: Wiley Lavender on Monday, November 11, 2019
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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.

Civil Forfeiture: Your Assets Can Be Taken If You Are Arrested

Posted by: Wiley Lavender on Thursday, October 17, 2019
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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.  

If you get arrested in New Jersey, do not make these mistakes!

Posted by: Wiley Lavender on Monday, September 9, 2019

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.