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Two Juveniles Charged in Lawrenceville with Bias Crimes

Juvenile Criminal Attorney in Lawrenceville NJ

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What to Expect if Charged with Assault in Hightstown

Local Lawyer Near Hightstown for Assault Charge

Whether you have been arrested and charged with simple assault, aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a police officer or served with a temporary restraining order based on a domestic violence assault incident in Hightstown, we strongly urge that you speak to attorney immediately. As you will see in greater detail below, assault charges can be very complicated to deal with it. Depending on the facts surrounding the charges, the case may be litigated in several different courts, including the Hightstown Municipal Court, the Mercer County Superior Court, Criminal Division and the Mercer County Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part. If you would like to speak to one of the Hightstown criminal defense attorneys on staff, please contact our office directly at 609-789-0779. As always, our initial consultations are free of costs. Read More

What to Expect from an Assault Charge in Princeton Township?

Domestic Violence Attorney in Princeton NJ

Princeton is well known throughout the State as being one of New Jersey’s wealthiest townships, which also makes it a very desirable place for people to settle down in. It is also home to one of the most prestigious colleges in the Country, Princeton University. With all that being said, it is not immune to its fair share of crime and one of the more common offenses charged in Princeton is assault and not just your typical alcohol driven frat part fights but domestic violence assault.Read More

Gun Charges Issued in East Windsor

East Windsor NJ Gun Charge Defense Lawyer

According to authorities, a routine motor vehicle stop in East Windsor Township,  turns into a slue of felony indictable charges for a thirty-three year old male from Lexington, South Carolina. Based on the reports, the defendant was initial stopped by a New Jersey State Trooper late last Saturday for what appeared to be a routine traffic stop. However, that stop quickly turned into a potential drunk driving situation, which ultimately lead to the defendant being placed under arrested for suspected drunk driving. Unfortunately for the defendant it did not end there. Read More

Facing a Drug Charge in Hightstown New Jersey?

Need Attorney for Marijuana Possession Charge in Hightstown NJ

Hightstown, which is a small little borough nestled in the far eastern region of Mercer County, sure does see its fair share drug related arrests, especially considering its home to less than 6,000 people. Some of the most common drug related offenses issued in Hightstown include but is not limited to possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of THC Vape Pens. A conviction for a drug related offense can and almost certainly will have a devastating impact on one’s life moving forward. A conviction could not only lead to incarceration but high fines, probation, court mandated drug rehabilitation treatment, a license suspension and community service. If you unfortunately been arrested and charged with a drug offense in Hightstown, it imperative that you speak to an attorney as soon as possible about your options. Understanding your options, including potential defenses and the specific consequences if convicted is crucial to mounting a successful defense. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation with one of the Mercer County criminal defense attorneys at Proetta & Oliver please do not hesitate to contact our Hamilton office at 609-789-0779. One of our lawyers would be glad to discuss the specifics of your case and formulate a game plan that works best to suit your needs.Read More

Defendant Accepted into PTI on Gun Charge & DWI Charge Dismissed

Need Local Attorney in Mercer County for Gun Charge

Proetta & Oliver just finished representing a client that was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, driving while intoxicated as well as countless other motor vehicle violations. The charges originated from a serious motor vehicle accident that dated back to 2017. When the officers arrived on scene they located our client, who was seated on ground next to the car and he was profusely bleeding from his forehead. Due to the severity of his injuries our client was taken to the hospital. A subsequent search of our client’s motor vehicle was conducted by the officers and a bb-gun was located in the center console.Read More

Trenton Police Believe they Solved a String of Robberies

Trenton NJ Robbery Defense Lawyer

The Trenton Police Department has announced that they have apprehended a duo they believe is responsible for a rash of robberies that have been taking place throughout the city. According to the reports, the duo, which consisted of a twenty (20) year old female and her thirty-two (32) year old boyfriend were allegedly setting up unsuspecting males throughout the city for the last month. The female would allegedly pose as a prostitute and solicit customers for sex near Carrol Street.  Once she was able to convince an unsuspecting male, she would lure them to an abandon building where her boyfriend would be laying in wait. Once the men would enter the building the boyfriend would assault them and then rob them. Read More

Arrested for Possessing a THC Vape Pen in Mercer County?

Need Local Attorney in West Windsor NJ For Vape Pen Charge

Are Vape Pens Illegal in New Jersey?

Vape pens in and of themselves as well as “vaping” is not illegal in New Jersey. With that being said, if the vape pen and/or E-Cigarette is altered and filled with a THC Oil or any other controlled dangerous substance (CDS) for that matter, it will become an illegal product and anyone caught possessing and/or distributing them will be facing serious criminal charges. An individual caught possessing a vape pen filled with THC oil can be charged under one of two statutes: the first being N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a(4), which is a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) or they can be charged under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5.3, which is an indictable offense (felony). If you or a loved one has been charged with possession and/or distribution of a vape pen in Mercer County, we strongly urge that you contact an experienced defense attorney to understand your options. Contrary to what the general public’s perception is of marijuana and the legality of it, to date it is still a controlled dangerous substance and one that prosecutor’s still take very seriously. If you have unfortunately found yourself in this type of situation and would like to speak to one of our Mercer County drug possession defense attorneys about your options, please contact our Hamilton office at 609-789-0779.Read More

Temporary Restraining Order Leads to Major Meth Bust in Ewing NJ

Methamphetamine Possession Lawyer in Ewing Township

According to the Trentonian, a serving of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Ewing Township leads to what officers are claiming was a major drug operation being run by a retired correction officer. Based on the reports, prior to serving the TRO the officers were made aware of the fact that the Defendant was the owner of a Smith & Wesson handgun as well as a firearm identification card. When a TRO is issued all firearms, including firearms identifications cards must be seized. The reports indicate that upon seizing the weapon the officers observed in “plain sight” what they allege were obvious signs of a drug operation. Read More