Can Police Always Ask to Search My Vehicle?

Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently decided a case regarding whether the Police Always Ask to Search My Vehicle.  The defendant was driving just before midnight when two officers in an unmarked vehicle observed the defendant switch lanes without signaling and he […] Read more »

New Jersey adopts Federal Test for Double Jeopardy

Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark New Jersey’s Supreme Court has recently adopted the same test used at the federal level for protection against double jeopardy.  In the case, the defendant was arrested for selling marijuana to an undercover police officer.  The defendant was charged with possession […] Read more »

31 N.J. Doctors Lost Jobs In Statewide Opioid Crackdown

Thirty-one New Jersey physicians have lost their jobs after mishandling drugs over the past year. See the list and N.J. towns below. Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Thirty-one New Jersey physicians have lost their jobs over the past year after over-prescribing painkillers and other narcotics that […] Read more »

What evidence was presented to the Grand Jury and what offenses was I indicted for???

Be aware of what you did and how the prosecutor’s office(s) has presented that information to the Grand Jury!! Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In this case the defendant was charged with numerous counts of possession and possession with intent to distribute CDS.  He was involve […] Read more »

Police: Woman Charged With Heroin Possession, DWI After Wrong-Way Garden State Parkway Crash

Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. TOMS RIVER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A woman was charged with driving while intoxicated and heroin possession Sunday, after allegedly driving the wrong way on the Garden State Parkway and slamming into a car. New Jersey State Police and the Ocean County […] Read more »

Disciplinary Board Proposes “Marijuana Amendment” to Rules of Professional Conduct

Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. The Disciplinary Board has published a notice of proposed rulemaking, seeking comments on a possible amendment to Rule 1.2 of the Rules of Professional Conduct, regarding scope of representation. According to the preface, the proposal responds to numerous inquiries received regarding […] Read more »

What if the Police Find Drugs in Your Car or Personal Belongings?

Published by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Do you have a drug problem and are you driving around with drugs in your backpack, bags and or pocketbook?? Have you been involved in a car accident and the police found drugs in your personal belongings?? What is the Law […] Read more »

State vs. Hector Feliciano NJ Supreme Court Decision – Continued use of a Roving Wiretap!

Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark The key in this ROVING WIRE TAP CASE IS AS FOLLOWS: State vs Hector Feliciano The court found the New Jersey legislature, when it did not adopt the eased ‘proximity’ language from the federal counterpart, this state maintained the original, stricter […] Read more »

State vs Miles – Fundamental Fairness Doctrine and Indictable Offense

New Jersey Criminal Law Case, submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark 14-2-8664 State v. Miles, (Manahan, J.A.D.) (24 pp.). The defendant was arrested during an undercover drug operation. Defendant was charged on a warrant with possession of a CDS (controlled dangerous substance) with intent to distribute on or […] Read more »

Drug Court Special Probation – What You Need to Know

Submitted by New Jersey Drug Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In the recent case of State v. Bishop and State v. Torres defendants appealed much harsher extended terms of periods of state prison sentences when they violated their special conditions of probation which allow them to enter drug court. After violating […] Read more »