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When individuals are charged with a criminal offense, they will need the assistance of a New Jersey criminal attorney. A NJ criminal lawyer will be familiar with criminal court processes and can provide accused individuals with expert legal counsel and guidance.
In 1994, the State of New Jersey enacted the Registration and Community Notification Laws (RCNL). These laws, also known as Megan's law, compel convicted sex offenders to register with law enforcement.
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides protection for individuals against illegal search and seizure by law enforcement authorities
Child pornography is defined by law as the “visual depiction of minor children under the age of 18 engaging in sex acts such as sexual intercourse, masturbation or oral sex.
In the State of New Jersey, there were 590 traffic fatalities during 2008. While not all motor vehicle accidents result in fatalities, many of these accidents do result in minor to severe injuries for both drivers and passengers.
According to some estimates, almost 80 percent of internet-related crimes originate in the U.S. Based on this statistic alone, the reason for law enforcement's diligence in identifying and prosecuting those guilty of internet-related crimes is quite obvious.
In the State of New Jersey, being charged with a drug crime can severely, negatively impact the life of the accused individual. This is true whether the drug charge is filed in Superior Court or in Municipal Court.
According to the federally mandated Wiretap Act, it is illegal for a party to use a device to intentionally intercept or use the contents of an individual's communications with another. The goal of the Wiretap Act is to protect an individual's privacy in their wire, oral, or electronic communications with others.