What Happens If You Get Pulled Over With Someone Else’s Prescription?
August 28, 2020
Being in possession of someone else’s prescription might not initially seem like a big deal. But, with stricter laws and legal consequences on drug possession in the United States and New Jersey, getting pulled over with possession of a prescription that is not yours could land you in big trouble. What is a Controlled Dangerous Substance? A controlled dangerous substance (CDS) includes certain prescription drugs that are scheduled under federal and New Jersey Laws. Controlled substances might include: Opioid pain medications ADHD medications Anti-anxiety medications Synthetic steroids These medications require the prescription of a medical provider. Only the individual who… read more
What’s the Penalty for Driving Without a License in New Jersey?
August 9, 2020
A driver’s license is required to drive a vehicle in all 50 states. However, the legal consequences that you might deal with if you drive without one, can vary from state to state. If you were recently pulled over for driving without a driver’s license in New Jersey, it is important to know the legal charges that you might receive as a result. New Jersey Penalties for Driving Without a License The penalties that you could receive if you are pulled over without a driver’s license depend on a few things: If you have a valid license: Being pulled over… read more
FBI Locates Suspect in Shooting of NJ Judge’s Son
July 21, 2020
The son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, has died after a man posing as a FedEx employee shot and killed him at their New Brunswick home. The incident took place around 5:00pm on Sunday, July 19th after Salas’ son, Daniel Anderl, 20, opened the door for the supposed-delivery driver. The FBI have recently identified the shooter as Roy Den Hollander, a self-proclaimed “anti-feminist” lawyer who had previous interactions with Judge Salas. Learn more about this tragic incident below. What Happened Daniel, a student of Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. was home visiting when the incident occurred. Upon… read more
Consequences of Opioids Possession and Sale in New Jersey
July 17, 2020
Much of the country has promised to fight back against the opioid epidemic, as opioid overdoses continue to increase in numbers. In following this trend, the state of New Jersey has implemented strict laws regarding both opioid possession and illegal sale. If you are being charged with opioid possession or sale in New Jersey, it is important to evaluate your available legal options. What Are Opioids? Opioids are most commonly known as prescription pills. However, heroin is also categorized as an opioid. Other opioids include pain relievers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine. These are medications that are most… read more
The Penalties for Minors Charged With Marijuana Possession in NJ
July 8, 2020
While the state of New Jersey pushes for the decriminalization of marijuana, it will continue to be an illegal offense for individuals under the age of 18. Whether New Jersey enacts decriminalization laws or makes marijuana legal, minors could still face significant charges if convicted of a drug crime. If your child is facing marijuana possession or intent to distribute charges, it is important to know what potential consequences they could face. Potential Marijuana Penalties for Juveniles in New Jersey Minors who are convicted with a marijuana drug charge in the state of New Jersey face the following:… read more