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Category Archives: Drug Crimes

NJ Supreme Court finds lack of territorial jurisdiction to prosecute defendants in a New York drug-induced death

In a unique criminal case, the NJ Supreme Court ruled that Anthony Potts, Shameik Byrd, and Noel Ferguson, should not have been charged in 2016 under New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-9, the state´s “strict liability” law that holds sellers accountable for drug-induced deaths, because the victim, Kean Cabral, died at his home in New York. Strict-liability… Read More

Are DWI/DUI Blood Tests Considered Valid in Passaic County Courts?

If you or someone you know is charged with  “Driving While Intoxicated” (DWI) or  “Driving Under the Influence” (DUI), here are some facts.  First, in New Jersey, there is no difference between a DWI and DUI. Second, whether your charge is based on drug or alcohol consumption, the prosecution and sentencing are the same.  And… Read More

Addiction Impacts Divorce in Passaic County NJ

Serving Clients in Wayne, Clifton, Little Falls, West Milford, and Woodland Park Trust is the foundation where human connections can grow. Life itself is a continuous construction of relationships where trust plays a critical role. Marriage doesn’t escape that reality. Unfortunately, the life circumstances that tend to arise in the wake of addiction can and… Read More

Equal Protection and Due Process Attorneys Passaic County NJ

Everyone has rights to fair representation under the law. At Del Sardo & Montanari, LLC 973-233-4396 we’re dedicated to advocating for and protecting the rights of our clients no matter the circumstance or the area of law. We have counsel dedicated to family law, criminal defense, personal injury, and employment law serving clients across Passaic County in Paterson,… Read More

Cocaine and Crack Cocaine Penalties in Passaic County NJ

The New Jersey Criminal Code classifies drugs, or controlled dangerous substances, according to their potential for abuse and their usefulness in the medical community. Cocaine and crack cocaine are considered Schedule II drug because they have a high potential for abuse and limited acceptable medical uses. Cocaine and crack are identical at the molecular level.… Read More

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