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Category Archives: Theft and Fraud

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

Passaic County, NJ: Types of Theft Charges

In New Jersey, theft and fraud charges range from first degree felonies to petty disorders persons. In other words, depending on the nature and degree of the crime, offenders may be looking at decades in a state prison or walking free. In order to understand why such a large discrepancy exists, it is first important to understand… Read More

Psychiatric Fitness as a Legal Defense in Passaic County, NJ

New Jersey criminal charges are meant to hold responsible parties accountable for illegal actions. However, there are certain situations in which the perpetrators may not be held responsible for their actions due to mental health issues or other psychiatric reasons. In the eyes of the law, only defendants who are mentally competent may stand trial. Psychiatric fitness… Read More

Pre-Trial Intervention Programs for First Time Offenders

Criminal charges in New Jersey can be potentially life changing. Amongst the many penalties for a conviction, the most serious often include hefty jail or prison sentences. However, many first time criminal offenders with a clean record may be eligible for what is known as Pre-Trial Intervention Programs (PTI’s). Pre-Trial Intervention Programs are one type of… Read More

Defending Against Disorderly Persons Charges in NJ

Disorderly persons charges in New Jersey are quite serious for those charged. While they may not carry the same lengthy prison sentences and heavy fines as felonies, they still may result in incarceration, minor fines, and a stain on the offender’s permanent criminal record. Disorderly persons and petty disorderly persons are considered criminal offenses, and… Read More

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