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The CARES Act: Relief for Small Businesses in NJ

April 6, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through the nation, more employees are being told to stay at home until the crisis passes. Staying at home poses a lot of problems for the average American because no work means no pay. Lawmakers are aware of this issue. That’s why they’ve come together to pass the CARES act. This unprecedented legislation allocates over $350 billion in paycheck protection loans for small businesses. The goal of this program is to help small businesses keep paying their employees through this tough time. Learn everything you need to know about the CARES act and how…

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Everything You Need to Know About Felony Charges in NJ

March 16, 2020

Felony offenses in New Jersey are considered the most serious crimes you can commit. Murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery are all defined as felonies in our state. As expected, felony crimes carry much heavier penalties than misdemeanors do. What you might not know, though, is that felony crimes are categorized into different degrees, and each level carries different punishments. Were you recently arrested and charged with a felony offense? If so, then it’s important to gauge whether your crime is considered a first, second, third, or fourth-degree offense because the penalties widely vary between these four. Learn more about each…

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Prosecution Announces Arrest of Rideshare Driver

March 3, 2020

A man who was working as a driver for a well-known rideshare company was recently arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor passenger inside of his vehicle. The prosecutors announced charges on Thursday against Julio Mejia, who is 39 years old and currently a resident of the Wharton, New Jersey area. It is believed that Mejia first came in contact with the victim when he was providing a ride to the individual while offering taxi services for a rideshare company. The incident is alleged to have happened somewhere between late August and September of 2019. Mejia has since been charged…

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Credit Card Fraud in NJ

March 3, 2020

Have you ever used someone else’s credit or debit card to make a purchase? While this action is fairly common in 2020, it can be considered a crime if you make an unauthorized purchase on it. In the past, credit card fraud usually meant physically taking someone else’s card. In today’s world, hackers can simply use your credit card details to make purchases while you still have the card in your possession. If you’ve been charged with credit card fraud in New Jersey, then it’s important to know the different forms of credit card fraud and the potential penalties…

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How Can I Be Removed from New Jersey’s Megan’s Law?

February 26, 2020

It is possible to be removed from New Jersey’s Megan’s Law after completing certain requirements and rules. Understanding what these requirements are and the process for filing for Megan’s Law removal will ensure that you have the best chances of getting your name removed from New Jersey’s sex offender list. What is Megan’s Law? Megan’s Law refers to a federal law that requires convicted sexual offenders to register their public information with the police. The state of New Jersey follows Megan’s Law, meaning that all residents are required to follow the rules of the law. While an individual is…

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