Drug Charges

How drug court works in Essex County

When authorities in New Jersey charge you with a drug offense, you may face serious penalties, should that charge wind up leading to a conviction. However, if you and the details of your drug offense meet certain eligibility requirements, you may be able to reduce the...

Drug-induced homicide and Good Samaritan laws

It seems impossible for many people to think that they or a loved one could face murder or manslaughter charges for a third party’s fatal overdose. Yet, due to drug-induced homicide laws, that is precisely what is happening. In 1986, the federal government passed the...

Do you qualify for New Jersey drug court?

If you face charges for driving under the influence or other substance-related crimes in New Jersey, you might qualify for the state drug court program. This diversion program includes substance use treatment and other recovery-focused services.  Review the details...

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