The Ability to Expunge a Criminal Record May Come to New York State

March 18, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

During his annual State of the Judiciary address, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman recently proposed new criminal expungement measures to prevent citizens from being penalized forever for one mistake. During his annual State of the Judiciary address, Chief Judge Lippman advocates allowing convicted criminals to wipe their records clean as long as they avoid an arrest [...]

Essex County Mother and Daughter Convicted for Stealing Nearly $600,000 in Unemployment Benefits

February 20, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

On December 20, 2013, Janice Allen, 57, and Janice Dilligard, 37, a mother and daughter from Newark, were convicted for filing false unemployment insurance fund claims and stealing a total of $585,304 from New Jersey’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. Specifically, the pair was convicted of second-degree conspiracy, second-degree theft by deception and second-degree financial facilitation, [...]

Bieber’s Superbowl Flight Gives New Meaning to Phrase Mile “High” Club

February 11, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

En route from Canada to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey on January 31st, Justin Bieber upset his flight crew and stirred an investigation by Port Authority cops, customs officials, and DEA agents by smoking marijuana aboard his private jet. On his way to attend Superbowl weekend festivities, the 19-year old star and his 10-man entourage, [...]

Tips on How to Prevent a DWI

February 4, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA) estimates that drunk driving costs our nation in excess of $37 billion dollars a year and caused greater than 10,000 deaths in 2012.  The media often portrays the issue of drunk driving as prevalent for underage drivers. The reality is drunk drivers under the age of 21 made [...]

Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

January 20, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

It happens to people every day, emotional or physical injuries that are caused by someone else’s carelessness. Most times the accident happens out of nowhere and unexpectedly. The victim maybe entitled to be given a form of financial compensation for their pain and suffering for their injuries sustained. Contacting a personal injury law firm will [...]

Pranking the NYPD

November 27, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

See what happens when an innocent New Yorker tells the NYPD he’s found a “dime bag.” How would you react if you were a cop? Many cops are real sticklers about it but others I have encountered in court are relatively uncaring, they realize that so many people do pot (and since it’s legal in [...]

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New Jersey Extends Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) to Municipal Courts

November 11, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

On September 6th, 2013, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill establishing a conditional dismissal program for cases concerning disorderly person offenses under municipal court jurisdiction. The new law, which creates a municipal version of Pre-Trial Intervention, will take effect January 4, 2014. Previously, such interventions were only available for cases adjudicated at the Superior Court [...]

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