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CITIZENS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE CONSENT TO SEARCH A CAR EVEN IF THE POLICE REQUEST CONSENT. Do you have to provide consent to the police if they ask to search your car? The answer is no, you do not have to provide consent. You have a constitutional right to reject a request for consent...
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Michael Mormando will be featured as a Speaker for the Burlington County Bar Association’s Criminal Practice Section.  The class, entitled “Handling a Criminal Case: The Nuts and Bolts of Trial Preparation” will be held on October 24, 2013, from 4:30 P.M. to 6:45 P.M. at the County Office Building, 3rd Floor, Courtroom 2, Mount Holly,...
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Katherine Hartman will be a Speaker at Professionalism Day in the Federal District Court in Camden, New Jersey on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Ms. Hartman will be addressing the ethical issues surrounding settlement negotiations and mediations. To register for this event, please go to the District Court’s web site www.njd.uscourts.gov. Under News and Announcements click...
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The Burlington County Bar Association has passed a resolution urging the Governor’s office as well as the State Senate to set aside their differences with respect to the appointment and reappointment of judges. The Bar Association implores the Governor and Senate to carry out their responsibilities considering only the qualifications of sitting and prospective judges...
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In May of this year, the Overdose Prevention Act went into law in the State of New Jersey. The purpose of this law is to encourage people to seek immediate medical assistance whenever a drug overdose occurs. There have been times when people have not sought medical attention for themselves or friends because they feared...
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Governor Christie has signed a bill which will double the penalties for texting and driving. Previously you received $100 penalty if you were convicted of texting and driving. Now for a first offense the fines will be between $200 to $400. For a second offense the fines will between $400 and $600 and for a...
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