At Trial, Prosecution Cannot Question a Defendant’s Right to Silence

14-2-3453 State v. Irizarry, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (29 pp.) Published by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. A defendant’s right to remain silent during a police interrogation is an integral part of our criminal justice system, granted by our Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. This […] Read more »

New Expungement Rules Became Effective June 1, 2016

Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark The New Jersey legislature has authorized a modified and accelerated expungement procedure for all municipal court charges that have been dismissed by way of trial and or court order. If you are charged with a municipal ordinance, disorderly persons offense, petty […] Read more »

Residential Owners Owe No Duty to Clean Sidewalk of Snow and Ice

Submitted by New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. 31-2-3452 Valentine v. Almanzar, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (9 pp.) In New Jersey, residential owners do not have a legal duty to clear snow or ice from a public sidewalk, and the failure to do so does not expose […] Read more »

At Trial, Prosecution Cannot Question a Defendant’s Right to Silence

Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. 14-2-3453 State v. Irizarry, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (29 pp.) A defendant’s right to remain silent during a police interrogation is an integral part of our criminal justice system, granted by our Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. This […] Read more »