Forms of Child Abuse and Their Lasting Impact

April 14, 2023

Understanding Child Abuse and Its Legal Ramifications in New Jersey Child abuse can take many forms.  Children who are abused may experience more than one kind of abuse.  Physical abuse involves the intentional use of physical force on a child that results in bodily harm, such as hitting, kicking, shaking, burning, or any other physical harm to the child.  Hair pulling and obligatory strenuous exercises such as running stairs or holding heavy objects with outstretched arms are also used to […]

Read More

New Jersey Supreme Court Rules Defendants May Have to Provide Cell Phone Passwords to Authorities

August 31, 2020

Opponents of the ruling claim that such a ruling denies the defendants’ constitutional right to not self-incriminate by remaining silent. In a landmark decision for the state’s highest appellate court, the New Jersey Supreme Court determined that authorities with search warrants for a defendant’s cell phone are entitled to compel a defendant to provide their cell phone password, according to a 4-3 ruling on August 10, 2020. This decision is monumental because it sets a precedent for substantial evidence against […]

Read More

New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee Approves Bill to Release Prisoners Early Due to Coronavirus

August 21, 2020

According to the bill, inmates considered for early release would be those already set to be released within the year and would not include repeat sex offenders. In late July, a bipartisan New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee unanimously voted to approve thousands of inmates’ release early. This early release is due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has taken a particular toll on the New Jersey prison system. The bill awaits approval by the full Senate. According to the bill, inmates […]

Read More


To speak with one of our highly knowledgeable attorneys, contact us today at (973)-233-4396 or toll-free at (888)-877-7985. You can also complete the form below to begin your conversation. We are a personalized, boutique-style law firm that offers free initial consultations and flexible appointment options.