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Knowledge is power, and this blog is dedicated to providing the most updated information on New Jersey Criminal Defense, related topics, and criminal law in general.  It's our goal for you to use the information on this site, including the individual practice area pages, to help you understand your rights, obligations, and the best course of action for your New Jersey Criminal Defense case.

Accused of Cyberstalking a Former Romantic Partner?

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Jan 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

If you've been accused of cyberstalking a former romantic partner, the consequences will be just as serious as if you were stalking him or her in person. Cyberstalking is using the internet, e-mail, or other telecommunication technologies to stalk or harass another person. It's important to note ...

Legal Defense After a Child Exchange Goes Wrong

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Jan 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

When parents who have one or more children together separate, custody issues are usually decided at the time of separation or divorce. Deciding the child custody arrangements are among the most contentious and emotionally charged negotiations in which people can be involved. Even in cases where d...

3 Frequently Asked Questions About Dating Violence

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Dec 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Romantic relationships often ride the line between passionate and explosive. When arguments go too far, violence, abusive behavior, or vindictive accusations can result. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about dating violence. Is Dating Violence the Same as Domestic Violence? D...

Senatorial Courtesy Triggers a Backlog of Judges

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Dec 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Critical Role of New Jersey Courts Justice delayed is too often justice denied. Ready access to New Jersey courts does more than you may think to secure, protect, and promote the welfare of New Jersey residents. The courts are the backstop for fundamental American rights and responsibilities...

Schools Don't Play Around with Guns on Campus

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Nov 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

As communities become increasingly concerned with school shootings, states and localities are more vigilant than ever to ensure safety in and around educational institutions. Unfortunately, individuals frequently bring weapons onto school property, and the results are sometimes catastrophic. Even...

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