3 Ways Texting and Driving Can Land You in Jail

Texting and driving can lead to serious accidents. If you are convicted of texting and driving, you may have to serve time in jail. Here are three ways this can potentially happen: Explicit laws in certain states: Under the Federal law, texting and driving is illegal and comes under the category of distracted driving. In…

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A Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You in a Fake ID Case

Consequences of Using a Fake ID in New Jersey A fake ID is any form of identification that is forged, or altered to establish the false identity of a person. The state of New Jersey considers it unlawful to possess, display, create and/or sell a fake ID. A person caught for possessing, displaying, creating and/…

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Video: Tips on Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Finding a good criminal defense lawyer can sometimes be challenging. This video outlines some ways to find a good criminal defense lawyer, such as asking for referrals and searching through online services and professional organizations. If you’ve been charged with a crime, The Rubas Law Offices can help. Attorney Michael P. Rubas, criminal defense lawyer…

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How Often do DUI Cases go to Trial?

Not all DUI cases go to trial. Most DUI cases are resolved before going to trial. Cases that are critical go to trial or if the situation is such that there is nothing to lose, those are the cases that go to trial. What Is the Criteria to Take A DUI Case to Trial? There…

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What is Probate Litigation?

Under probate law, a probate court identifies a deceased person’s assets, decides on the payment of taxes and other expenses, and distributes the property among the legal heirs provided for in a will. Most matters handled in probate court are standard and uncontested. A legal contest that may arise after an individual’s death or mental…

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Woman charged with DWI for driving car onto Weehawken train tracks

A New Jersey woman was arrested and charged after a car ended up on train tracks in Weehawken. Police interviewed the driver, 37-year-old Rajani Subramanian, of Edgewater, and gave her an alcohol test, which she failed. Subramanian was charged with DWI and reckless driving, and the car was impounded, officials said. Read more…

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Sparta man, Dover man face drug charges

Observing a male hand off something to an occupant of a vehicle before walking off led to the arrest of a Sparta man and a Dover man on drug charges, police said. James Damico, 26, of Sparta, was charged with third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, specifically MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy or Molly,…

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