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  • How to Get a Restraining Order

    Jun 18, 2024

    If you feel unsafe around someone, you may decide to get a restraining order. A restraining order prohibits the person from coming within a certain distance of you. Learn everything you need to know about restraining orders, including how to file for one. What is a Restraining Order? A restraining order is a protective order that prohibits a person from engaging with another person. Restraining orders are most commonly used following an alleged domestic dispute...
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  • The Impact of DWI/DUI on Commercial Driver’s Licenses in New Jersey

    Jun 4, 2024

    Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) A Stricter Standard for Commercial Drivers: In New Jersey, while the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for non-commercial drivers is 0.08%, commercial drivers face a stricter BAC limit of 0.04%. The rationale behind this stricter standard is the increased risk associated with larger vehicles and the professional responsibility commercial drivers hold. Penalties for a First Offense: A Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge is taken very...
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  • How Serious is a Third-Degree Shoplifting Offense for First-Time Offenders in NJ?

    May 10, 2024

    Facing a What Constitutes Third-Degree Shoplifting in New Jersey? In New Jersey, shoplifting is defined as purposely taking merchandise from a store without paying the full price or without paying at all. This includes actions such as: Physically removing merchandise from a store. Concealing merchandise with the intent to steal. Altering or transferring price tags to pay less than the full value. Under-ringing merchandise at a self-checkout or through an accomplice at checkout. A...
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  • Self-Defense: When Is It Justifiable to Use Force in New Jersey?

    Apr 17, 2024

    In New Jersey, knowing when it is legally justifiable to use force in self-defense is crucial, especially for those recently in such situations. The complexities of Understanding Justifiable Use of Force Legal Definition of Self-Defense In New Jersey, self-defense involves using force against another when you reasonably believe it necessary to protect yourself from immediate unlawful force. The key is proportionality; the force must match the severity and immediacy of the threat. Key Aspects...
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  • Is Breaking and Entering Considered a Misdemeanor or a Felony in New Jersey?

    Mar 20, 2024

    When you find yourself accused of breaking and entering in New Jersey, it can feel like you're navigating a complex world of legal terms and potential consequences that might seem insurmountable. Understanding the distinction between misdemeanor and felony charges is paramount in determining your next steps and assessing the potential impact on your future. This article aims to shed light on the complex legal framework surrounding breaking and entering charges in New Jersey, guiding you...
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  • Can My Child Face Charges For Sexting in New Jersey?

    Mar 6, 2024

    In recent years, the digital landscape has transformed how we communicate, especially among younger generations. This evolution has given rise to sexting—a practice that, while often viewed through the lens of modern teenage behavior, carries significant legal implications. In New Jersey, as in many states, the legal system is grappling with how to address What is Sexting and Why is it a Concern? Understanding Sexting in the Digital Age Sexting involves sending, receiving, or...
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  • Facing Theft Charges in New Jersey? Here’s What You Should Know

    Dec 12, 2023

    When it comes to theft charges, navigating the legal system can be a daunting experience. In New Jersey, like in most states, theft is a criminal offense that carries significant consequences if you’re found guilty. It’s crucial to understand the various aspects of theft charges, including the types of theft, legal processes, penalties, potential defenses, and the importance of legal representation. This comprehensive guide will provide valuable insights into theft charges in New Jersey, helping...
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  • Navigating Domestic Violence Charges in New Jersey: Understanding Your Legal Defenses

    Nov 10, 2023

    Introduction to Domestic Violence Laws in New Jersey In the intricate realm of New Jersey law, domestic violence is a particularly sensitive and emotionally charged area. Protecting victims is paramount, yet it’s equally important for those accused to understand their rights, especially when they believe the charges are unfounded. The stakes in New Jersey are particularly high, necessitating a deep understanding of potential defenses. The law firm of Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, offers valuable insights into...
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  • Understanding Your Constitutional Rights During a Vehicle Search in New Jersey

    Sep 14, 2023

    In an era where the relationship between citizens and law enforcement is under constant scrutiny, it’s crucial to know your rights, especially when it comes to vehicle searches. At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, we are deeply committed to helping you navigate through the intricacies of constitutional protections. One question that often comes up is whether you must consent if a police officer requests to search your vehicle. The straightforward answer is no. This article will go...
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  • Will A Disorderly Offense Show Up On A Background Check In NJ?

    Aug 16, 2023

    When it comes to background checks in New Jersey, individuals often wonder what information will be revealed to potential employers, landlords, or other interested parties. One common question that arises is whether a disorderly offense will show up on a background check. In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of disorderly offenses in New Jersey, how they differ from other criminal charges, and whether they will appear on your background check. Understanding Disorderly...
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