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...

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