In many ways, the modern court system attempts to force people into accepting plea bargains. It is common for prosecutors to charge people with severe crimes in the hope of pushing them toward accepting a plea for a more realistic and reasonable offense. Countless innocent people may plead guilty as a result of fear of terrible consequences.
A recent police search of a home in Atlantic City, New Jersey, uncovered a cache of illegal drugs. Now, three men who were residents of the house stand accused of a number of drug crimes. As these charges carry serious penalties upon conviction, each man is likely determining his options for an effective criminal defense.
Based on recent research, close to 50% of marriages throughout the United States end up not lasting. However, divorce is more prevalent in certain states, whereas it is less common in states like New Jersey. Here is a glimpse at why divorce is less common in certain areas and more common in others.
Finances remain a central area of concern in every New Jersey divorce. This is because two parties who are going through divorce must identify and then split their marital property. They must also allocate their debt, which can make the process even more stressful. However, a few tips may help those facing these issues to maintain financial wellness going forward.
A 20-year-old man in New Jersey has been accused of committing crimes involving drugs and weapons. He now faces a number of criminal charges. However, anyone accused of committing drug and gun crimes in the state is presumed innocent until and unless the government can prove guilt in court and beyond a reasonable doubt.