Receiving Stolen Property, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-7

Receiving Stolen Property, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-7, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerIf there is one thing I learned from Madonna’s career, there is no such thing as bad publicity. I must have been 12 or 13 years old when she performed Like A Virgin live on broadcast television. Talk about awkward moments! My mom put it on the TV because she wanted to see it. Nevertheless, I suppose she regretted that decision because a few moments later, Madonna treated us to a session of fondling herself. Also known as succès de scandale, many celebrities like Madonna rose to fame on the wings of a salacious reputation. After all, the expression succès de scandale originated in Belle Époque Paris, Read more

Plea Cut Off, Rule 3:9-3

plea cut off, R. 3:9-3, rules governing the courts of the state of new jersey, rules of court, pretrial procedureA news item reminds me of a case where my client entered a negotiated plea after plea cut off.1

Millville cops investigating the alleged theft of wooden pallets from a local business have solicited the public’s assistance. The department shared security camera footage and photos on its Read more

Definitions for Theft and Related Offenses

Definitions for TheftThis post provides definitions for theft and related offenses under New Jersey law, unless a different meaning plainly applies.

Deprive means: (1) to withhold or cause to be withheld property of another permanently or for so extended a period as to appropriate a substantial portion of its economic value, or with purpose to restore only upon payment of reward or other compensation; or (2) to dispose or cause disposal of the property so as to make it unlikely that the owner will recover it.

Fiduciary means an executor, general administrator of an intestate, administrator with the will annexed, substituted administrator, Read more

Theft by Deception, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-4

theft, theft by deception, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-4, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-2New Jersey officials have charged a past youth sports league treasurer, per the news. Prosecutors claim he ran the football league bank accounts, per the press. In addition, he allegedly stole $14,000 from the league’s 2015 championship game. Furthermore, they allege he took about $56,000 in league funds from July of 2014 to June of 2016.  As required by the New Jersey Constitution, the case went before a Grand Jury. Subsequently, the Grand Jury returned a true bill with one count of third degree theft by deception. Consequently, the Attorney General filed the indictment with this charge in Read more

Robbery under N.J.S.A. 2c:15-1

robberyOn December 2, 2016, an unidentified man with a knife entered Bob’s News Stand in Westville, New Jersey. Subsequently, the suspect cut the store clerk’s hand with the knife, according to nj dot com. Consequently, police suspect this individual of robbery, according to the news.Bodily Injury means physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical condition. N.J.S.A. 2c:11-1(a).

Serious Bodily Injury means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ. N.J.S.A. 2c:11-1(b).
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