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Credibility In A Criminal Case

By Citizen Soldier Law |

If you’ve recently been arrested and charged with a crime, you must understand the most crucial ingredients for success in your criminal case. A qualified criminal defense attorney is vital for the success of your criminal case. So if you are facing criminal charges and haven’t yet hired a criminal defense attorney, it is… Read More »

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How The Police Get Criminal Suspects To Talk

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It is a scary experience to get picked up and questioned by the police. Most people know that they should not talk to the police in the absence of an attorney, but a large number of people also believe that talking to the police is the best option. Some people even believe they can… Read More »

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Why Every Criminal Defense Attorney Wants You To Remain Silent

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Many people seek legal help after they have spoken with law enforcement. Often, a person will talk with law enforcement with the hopes that doing so will help his or her case. The truth is that rarely does talking with law enforcement help. Remember, the work of the police and prosecutors is to investigate… Read More »

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Understanding The Importance Of Expert Witnesses In Criminal Cases

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If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you need the help of a qualified defense attorney. An attorney knowledgeable about or skillful in the area of criminal law can prove invaluable. You may also need the help of an expert witness if you are facing criminal charges. Your defense attorney can… Read More »

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Violating A Restraining Order In NJ

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Restraining orders are usually entered by the court to protect an individual’s safety and well-being. Generally, when a restraining order is granted, the defendant/accused party is barred from having any form of contact with the plaintiff/protected party. After a restraining order has been granted, the defendant must follow the order’s restrictions. Failure to follow… Read More »

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Final Restraining Orders (FRO) Are Not Easy to Change

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In the case, G.M. v. C.V., a New Jersey Superior Court from the Appellate Division denied a defendant’s request to vacate a FRO under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (the Act), N.J.S.A. 2C:25–17 to –35.   The female Defendant’s motion to dissolve the FRO was denied because it did not include a transcript of… Read More »

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Defining The Phrase “Predicate Act Of Domestic Violence”

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Before a judge can grant a plaintiff a temporary restraining order (T.R.O) or a final restraining order (F.R.O), the plaintiff must prove his or her case. Among other things, a plaintiff needs to show that the defendant committed a “predicate act of domestic violence.”  It is important to note that, in a domestic violence… Read More »

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Restraining Orders Vs. Criminal No Contact Orders: What’s The Difference?

By Citizen Soldier Law |

Both restraining and criminal no-contact orders generally prohibit certain parties from contacting protected parties. Both types of orders can prohibit individuals from communicating with protected parties either by phone, physically, in writing, by email, through social media, or via text messages. However, as much as these two types of orders seem alike, there are… Read More »

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NJ’s Red Flag law Burdens LEOs

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[The Second Amendment] guarantee[s] the individual right to possess and carry weapons in case of confrontation.  Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, District of Columbia v. Heller   Although it should be the exception, an Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) can be a helpful tool when used properly by law enforcement and judges.  Sadly, we are… Read More »

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How to Become Eligible for the New Jersey Veterans Criminal Diversion Program

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If you are a military veteran, being charged with a criminal offense can be terrifying. When you are dealing with a prosecutor who is not a military veteran, they will not fully understand what it’s like to be deployed to a combat zone or encounter the death and destruction that many military veterans have…. Read More »

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