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Lewy body dementia and misdiagnosis

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Dec 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Misdiagnosis in New Jersey or another state occurs when the doctor fails to accurately diagnose a condition. Many diseases have similar symptoms, so doctors can make errors. Heart attack, lupus and strokes commonly get misdiagnosed, and doctors often miss Lewy body dementia. Lewy body dementia Le...

A basic overview of the legal process

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Nov 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you are charged with a crime, it doesn't mean that you are guilty. However, you do have the right to plead guilty or no contest if you feel that it is in your best interest to do so. You'll likely want to know what you can expect to happen after being taken into custody by New Jersey authoriti...

Understanding an unreasonable search and seizure

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Oct 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Fourth Amendment protects U.S. citizens from unreasonable seizures and searches. But it is not always clear what is reasonable or unreasonable when it comes to searches and seizures. New Jersey residents may have heard that the Supreme Court has an upcoming case about a possible unreasonable ...

Understanding suspicion of DUI

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Oct 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

DUI stands for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. An officer in New Jersey can pull a driver over if they suspect that the driver is intoxicated. The officer may conduct a sobriety test to prove or remove their suspicion and make arrests if needed. The court needs proof of intoxicat...

Consequences of fleeing law enforcement

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Oct 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The police in New Jersey have a broad range of powers when it comes to arrests. The laws commonly allow them to make an arrest based on the reasonable suspicion of a suspect committing a crime. Some people get scared when under suspicion, and they run from the law. This could bring penalties base...

What to know about mortgage fraud

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Oct 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ethical and criminal violations in some industries have impacted the economy negatively. Housing and financial sectors in New Jersey are especially affected by this. These sectors present big opportunities for con artists to take advantage of unsuspecting home buyers. Basics of mortgage fraud Mor...

New Jersey man facing drug charges after traffic stop

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Sep 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

According to news reports, a traffic stop in New Jersey near Schroon led to a man's arrest on multiple charges. The stop occurred on Route 9 on Sept. 12 during the afternoon. The stop Law enforcement officers reportedly stopped the 30-year-old Glenn Gardner man for failing to maintain a lane. Off...

Reasons drug cases fall apart

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Sep 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

When people from Camden or other parts of New Jersey are arrested on drug charges, they may assume they have no choice but to plead guilty. However, with the help of a criminal defense attorney, there are several ways these charges may be reduced or dismissed. Common reasons drug charges are drop...

When medical practices get in the way of divorce

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Aug 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

As an equitable distribution jurisdiction, New Jersey is a state where couples who go through divorce proceedings should not expect a court order telling them to split all their assets in a 50/50 fashion. The rules call for a fair division of marital property; however, when a divorce involves an ...

How a medical practice could factor into a divorce

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Aug 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

As with most other assets, the value of a medical practice could be divided in a New Jersey divorce. There is a good chance that both you and your spouse will have a team of professionals attempting to convince a judge that their valuation is the one that should be accepted. Only medical professi...

What to consider before proceeding to a divorce

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Aug 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

People in New Jersey who are considering divorce might want to take some steps to try and save the marriage first. Divorce is a difficult process and can be particularly hard on children. Parents should consider how they will feel seeing their spouse with a new partner and the difficulties that a...

How deepfakes harm the criminal justice system

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jul 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you are a criminal defendant in New Jersey, technology adds another layer of complication to your legal situation. Now, you will need to be concerned about the authenticity of video and other recordings that are used at your trial. However, there is also an opportunity for your lawyer to raise...

Compiling relevant documents in a divorce

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jul 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Before meeting with a New Jersey family law attorney, individuals going through a divorce should begin compiling documents that will be used to determine the division of assets between spouses. Since all income and debt incurred during marriage is considered marital property, both spouses have a ...

How New Jersey defines criminal trespass

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jul 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the state of New Jersey, there are various ways in which a person can commit a criminal trespass. A trespass may occur if a person enters a home or building without permission to do so. An individual may also engage in this type of activity by peering into a home through a window or any other ...

Aggravating factors in an assault case

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jul 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Individuals in New Jersey who cause harm without regard for a victim's life may be charged with aggravated assault. While an assault charge is typically a misdemeanor, an aggravated assault charge is generally prosecuted as a felony. Those who use or possess a deadly weapon when causing harm to o...

How to handle a divorce both at home and at work

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jul 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

For many New Jersey residents, going through a divorce will be the hardest thing that they ever have to do. Not only is separating from a spouse an ordeal in itself, but it is hard to know how to discuss the divorce with loved ones and coworkers. Almost certainly, there will be at least one perso...

Man arrested for dealing heroin, cocaine in Paterson

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jul 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

In early May, a 31-year-old New Jersey man was arrested for allegedly selling drugs in the Paterson area. Authorities also seized a large amount of illicit drugs during the operation. The investigations began after the Paterson Police Department received a tip in April that drug deals were occurr...

How older couples might approach property division

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jun 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Divorce is usually difficult for everyone, but when older spouses decide to separate, their financial situations might be particularly complex. Couples in New Jersey who are close to retirement might also be concerned about the fact that they will not have as many years in the workforce to recove...

When resisting is a crime

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Jun 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is generally unlawful to resist any lawful command given by an officer in New Jersey or any other state. A person may be resisting if he or she refuses to be taken into custody or makes it harder for an officer to take another person into custody. In some cases, an individual may be resisting ...

Stealing packages carries serious consequences

Posted by Saul Steinberg | May 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

As more people shop online and order deliveries to their home, thieves have more packages to steal. If you've ever been accused of stealing a box or bag off someone's porch, you may consider this offense benign compared with breaking into their house. Yet, New Jersey takes the misdeeds of so-call...

Will residency rule stall your naturalization process?

Posted by Saul Steinberg | Mar 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The immigration process in the U.S. is far from easy. No matter which aspect of immigration you are pursuing, you are likely to meet with complex rules that leave no room for error. If you are ready to begin the path to citizenship through naturalization, you may find the way just as challenging....

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