Motion To Terminate W.W.’S Parole Supervision for Life (PSL) Under Megan’s Law

May 12, 2022 |

In the Matter of W.W. Appellate Docket No.: A-1718-20 Decided May 4, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Division of New Jersey reviewed a denial of a motion to terminate W.W.’s Parole Supervision for Life (PSL) under Megan’s Law, prohibiting from accessing the internet or…

IN THE MATTER OF THE APPEAL FROM THE DENIAL OF A FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION CARD AND HANDGUN PERMIT TO PETER GOLDRING.

May 9, 2022 |

Appellate Docket No.: A-2464-20 Decided May 5, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Division of New Jersey reviewed a denial of petitioner’s Firearms Purchaser Identification Card (FID) and Permit to Purchase a Handgun after petitioner plead guilty to a New York misdemeanor that was…

Statements Made Without Properly Being Read Your Miranda Rights Could Be Suppressed

May 4, 2022 |

State v. O.D.A.-C. Appellate Docket No.: A-78-20 Decided May 2, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of New Jersey reversed a denial of a motion to suppress after detectives continuously undermined the significance of the Miranda warning after properly administering Miranda. In O.D.A.-C., detectives…

Review Of Mistrial and Partial Dismiss of an Indictment Involving a Deadly Head-On Collision

April 27, 2022 |

State v. Stephen Zadroga Appellate Docket No.: A-4432-19 Decided April 26, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division reviewed a judge’s order for mistrial and partial dismiss of an indictment involving a deadly head on collision after defendant’s blood sample was mixed up with…

Reversed: Entry of a Final Restraining Order (FRO); Court Failed to Inform the Consequences of an FRO And Right to an Attorney

April 26, 2022 |

A.A.R. v. J.R.C. Docket No. A-2804-20 Decided April 25, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent published decision the Appellate Division of New Jersey reversed any entry of a Final Restraining Order (FRO) because the trial court failed to instruct the defendant as to the consequences of an FRO and his…

Reversed: Denial of Defendant’s Motion to Sever Sexual Abuse Allegation Trial

April 26, 2022 |

State v. Karl Smith Appellate Docket No.: A-5557-17 Decided April 19, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division reversed the denial of defendant’s motion to sever trials, pertaining to sexual abuse allegations against his daughter and defendant’s girlfriend’s daughter on separate occasions. In State v.…

Reversed: Denial of The State’s Motion to Compel Disclosure of Defendant’s iPhone Passcode

April 20, 2022 |

State of New Jersey v. C.J.L. Appellate Docket No.: A-1052-21 Decided April 18, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division reversed the denial of the State’s motion to compel disclosure of defendant’s iPhone passcode based on the misapplication of the foregone conclusion. In C.J.L.,…

Motor Vehicle Search and Seizure of Significant Amounts of Marijuana After Defendant Initiated His Turn Signal During a Lane Change

April 18, 2022 |

State v. Dylan Barazanji Appellate Docket No.: A-240-20 Decided April 14, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division of New Jersey affirmed a motor vehicle search and seizure of significant amounts of marijuana after defendant initiated his turn signal during a lane change rather…

Prior Uncounseled Convictions for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Cannot Be Used to Enhance a Sentencing Scheme for Subsequent DWI Convictions

April 7, 2022 |

State v. Michael Konecny Appellate Docket No.: A-21-20 Decided April 5, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey DWI Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that a prior uncounseled conviction for driving while intoxicated (DWI) cannot be used to enhance a sentencing scheme for subsequent DWI convictions. In Konecny, after…

Information On Social Media, Even Contained In “Private” Messenger Applications, Is Not Private Information

April 6, 2022 |

Facebook v. State of New Jersey Appellate Docket No.: A-3350-20 A-119-21 Decided April 4, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division reviewed whether communication data warrants (CDW) can require the disclosure of prospective communications, or whether prospective communications require a wiretap order. In Facebook…