Tag Archives: NewJersey

How Can I Be Charged as an Accomplice to a Crime?

In most situations, the main perpetrator of a crime is legally referred to as a principal. If there are any other people assisting in the agency of a crime, they will be referred to as accomplices. An accomplice plays a supporting role in a crime, but he or she can still be found just as…. Read More

Here’s the Best Way to Purchase a Small Business

If you are interested in working for yourself, but you don’t want to start your own brand new business from the ground up, you have the option of buying a small business. This can be an easier option for you, or it can be a disaster if you don’t plan accordingly. The market for business…. Read More

Could New Jersey Increase the Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour?

In late November 2017, then Governor-elect Phil Murphy and New Jersey Democratic lawmakers announced an effort to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next several years. New Jersey’s current minimum wage is $8.44 per hour. On January 1, it increases to $8.60 per hour. New Jersey’s 2013 amendment tied the…. Read More

Six Litigation Scenarios Where You Need a Business Attorney

Your business is your livelihood, so it is important to defend it from legal threats that could jeopardize its future. Certain disputes or problems could even lead to your business winding up in court unless you take swift action. These are situations where you should consider hiring an attorney to help you resolve the crisis….. Read More

What Are Common Mistakes After a DWI Arrest?

A DWI charge should always be taken very seriously. Not only could you face jail time, community service and fines, a DWI could affect your life in other ways. Certain types of jobs will not hire you if you were convicted of a serious traffic offense. There could be professional ramifications. Your auto insurance rates…. Read More

What Could Happen if I Am Convicted of an Indictable Offense?

New Jersey classifies crimes differently than other states. In our state, what would typically be called a felony is instead defined as an “indictable offense.” While the names might be different, the potential criminal and life consequences could be similar if you are convicted. The period of incarceration, fines and other criminal consequences can vary…. Read More