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New Jersey “Clean Slate” Expungement Law

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on January 6, 2020

Changes to Expungement Eligibility Requirements On December 19, 2019, New Jersey established a “Clean Slate” expungement law. The law takes effect on June 15, 2020. This law makes major changes to the New Jersey Expungement Process. Convictions for drug-related offenses will, for expungement purposes, be considered to be convictions for Disorderly Persons offenses. As such,…

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New NJ DUI/DWI Law Penalties 2019

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on December 13, 2019

New NJ DUI/DWI Laws 2019 Any driver charged with DWI past December 1, 2019, is now subject to the new laws recently passed by the New Jersey State Legislature. These new laws are designed to make it easier for an individual charged with their first DUI to drive in New Jersey.  Importantly, before these new…

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"Have You Been Drinking?" - What Happens When You Get Pulled Over for a DUI

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on November 15, 2019

Getting Pulled Over for Drunk Driving Getting pulled over and being suspected of drinking and driving can be an upsetting experience. Not knowing what your rights are when you are stopped can substantially add to your stress levels. The officers will be making observations throughout the situation, so it’s important to know how they will…

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No Early Release Act (NERA)

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on October 18, 2019

What is the No Early Release Act? (NERA) The No Early Release Act (N.J.S.A. 2C:43-7.2) was passed in New Jersey in 1997. NERA states that if a person is convicted for a violent crime in the first or second degree they must serve at least 85% of their sentence. This time frame is considered the…

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FRO Dismissed on Appeal

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on October 2, 2019

On August 23, 2018, a Final Restraining Order was issued against J.M. He had gone to the Restraining Order Hearing without an attorney.  The Judge issued a Final Restraining Order against J.M. J.M. sought to appeal the Final Restraining Order and came to Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates for help. The firm agreed to take…

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What are Shared Fault Laws in New Jersey?

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on July 31, 2019

What is the Comparative Negligence Act? New Jersey’s comparative negligence act is applied in cases where one party is seeking damages from another. The act allows the court to assign a degree of fault for the incident to each party to determine the amount of compensation, if any, the plaintiff receives as a result of…

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What is the Difference Between Theft, Robbery, and Burglary in New Jersey?

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on July 17, 2019

Robbery vs. Burglary vs. Theft in New Jersey In New Jersey, the terms theft, robbery and burglary mean different things and carry different penalties and fines. If you are facing charges of theft, robbery, or burglary, the team of criminal defense lawyers at Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates will help you understand the differences between…

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Illinois Sees the Light in Lighting Up – Legal Recreational Marijuana Use Increases        

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on June 26, 2019

As New Jersey struggles to pass legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, another state has been added to the growing list of those that have decriminalized the purchase and possession of marijuana. Illinois has become the 11th state to legalize cannabis. Under the new law, up to 30 grams of cannabis may be purchased and possessed…

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Robert Kraft Video Surveillance is Suppressed

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on May 14, 2019

Robert Kraft, the team owner of the New England Patriots was arrested in February for soliciting prostitution.  It is alleged that Mr. Kraft engaged in sexual acts with a woman at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida. Prosecutors considered video evidence of Kraft taken at the Day spa to be crucial in…

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Daniel M. Rosenberg Selected to “America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators”

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on April 23, 2019

Daniel M. Rosenberg has been selected among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2019. Selection is by invitation only to identify the nation’s trial attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional legal expertise in high value, high stakes legal matters. “I’m honored to be selected for this award, and it motivates me to continue fighting for…

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