The Law Office of Mark A. Bernstein has more than 17 years of experience defending clients who have been charged with a criminal defense. Our office has experience handling a wide range of criminal cases, including drug crimes, theft crimes, and assault crimes. If you have been charged with a crime such as assault or possession of drug paraphernalia, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney who will fight for your rights and work to get your case dismissed or the charges reduced.
Theft and shoplifting charges are among the most commonly prosecuted crimes. New Jersey law defines six specified acts that are considered shoplifting, including requiring products, concealing merchandise with the intention to steal, altering price tags, and under- merchandise that is ring. It’s not necessary to leave the shop to be charged with theft.
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It’s very crucial that you protect your rights and seek representation from an experienced drug charge defense attorney as soon as possible in case you are facing drug charges, including possession of drug paraphernalia or drug possession. Depending on the severity of the charge, you may face a prison or jail sentence, fines that are very high, and a permanent criminal record that could prevent you from getting a job or attending school.
There are many drug violations in New Jersey, including charges for selling drugs, drug possession aim to sell, or possession of drug paraphernalia paraphernalia. While these charges are the most common, you may even be facing more serious charges like drug trafficking. In case you are located in illegal possession of prescription drugs, methamphetamine, heroin, cannabis, mdma, cocaine, or other controlled substances you can be charged with a drug offense.
There are many ways to defend yourself against a substance charge. For instance, police officers broken your constitutional rights or may have made mistakes during their investigation. The Law Office of Mark A. Bernstein will fight to protect your rights and get your case dismissed or the charges reduced. We’ll fight to keep you out of jail by filing for entry into the Pretrial Intervention Program, which allows you avoid jail time, to get treatment, and keep a clean record.
If you have been charged with assault, you are facing serious effects that depend on the level of the crime. While fights are not unusual, they are able to get even a civil lawsuit and you a jail term.
In, aggravated assault may comprise even a bar fight, domestic violence, or vehicular assault. The severity of the charge depends on whether the other individual was injured and whether a weapon was involved. Your charge may be updated to a second- degree assault from a simple assault. Simple assault is considered a misdemeanor disorderly persons offense and you may be able to prevent problem if your case wasn’t aggravated.
In case you are facing an assault charge, contact the Law Office of Mark A. Bernstein as soon as possible to maintain your rights. We will help you craft a defense and work to get your charges dismissed or the penalties reduced.