New NJ Car Seat Law Now in Effect: What You Need to Know

September 9, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

In March 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation imposing more stringent regulations on car seat use in New Jersey. The revisions, which took effect on September 1st, will adhere to recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on car seat safety. “In New Jersey we have not updated our child seat safety laws in more […]

NJ Court Rules Domestic Violence Hearing Unfair, Grants New Trial

September 8, 2015 · by RLF Attorneys · in

In a recent domestic violence case, a New Jersey appeals court has ordered a new trial for a Morris County man who had a restraining order placed against him. The Appellate Division Judges found that the man was prevented from defending himself and convicted based on weak evidence that was insufficient to support the conclusions […]

NJ Insurance Bill Adds Criminal Penalties for Auto Premium Evaders

August 31, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

There is a growing problem in New Jersey with drivers who lie about where they garage or who drive their vehicles in other states to save on auto premiums. In May 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill making it a crime for drivers to falsely register vehicles in other states. With the passage of […]

NJ Court Holds Permanent Restraining Order ‘Too Broad’

August 25, 2015 · by RLF Attorneys · in

Paul E. Prince, a former South Harrison Township police officer, was arrested and convicted of stalking in 2011 after his ex-wife’s brother found a GPS device attached to her car. Audra Fischer-Prince became suspicious when her ex-husband started unexpectedly showing up at the same places as her. She testified during Prince’s trial that the experience […]

NJ Supreme Court Limits Criminal Record Expungement

August 24, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The NJ Supreme Court has placed further restrictions on who may have their criminal records expunged.  On August 10th, the court held that individuals with more than one conviction cannot have their records expunged, even if the crimes occurred within a short period of time and were disposed of in a single plea. Only those […]

NJ Bill Protects ID Theft Victims from Debt Collectors

August 17, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Identify theft is expected to soon surpass traditional theft as the leading form of property crime in the United States. 7.5 percent of households reported some type of identity theft in 2014 and there have been numerous recent stories of attempts to hack into major retailers to steal credit card numbers by the thousands. Some […]

Body Cameras Coming to NJ State Police

July 30, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

By early 2016, all New Jersey State Troopers will be equipped with body cameras for recording interactions with the public. Governor Chris Christie has allocated $1.5 million of the State Police’s budget for recording devices and state officials have announced an additional $2.5 million in grants to help with purchasing costs. Once cameras are fully […]