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Breathalyzer Test for Marijuana in Development

A handheld breathalyzer can test for alcohol and marijuana may be hitting the market soon. Hound Labs, Inc. has been developing a handheld breathalyzer that can test for marijuana. The company stated in a press release that it partnered with several companies to begin manufacturing breathalyzers and anticipates providing commercial versions to charter customers later this year. It will mainly target law enforcement as primary consumers. Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Marijuana is a known to impair the ability[…] Read More

What are White-Collar Crimes?

White-collar crimes are offenses perpetrated by people in positions of power who have taken advantage of the access or influence entrusted to them by customers, investors, or the public. These crimes are committed by sneaky executives and public officials who aim to make money or expand their sway in business or government. The following are common examples of white-collar crimes: Ponzi Schemes A Ponzi scheme involves a business model whereby a business, such as an investment fund, fraudulently accrues new[…] Read More

Reasons to Hire a Traffic Violations Lawyer

Millions of traffic violation tickets are issued each year in the United States. While most offenses are nothing more than an inconvenience, drivers with multiple traffic violations or those charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can face serious legal consequences. Stiff penalties and substantial fines, car insurance surcharges, loss of license, and jail time are common penalties for traffic violations. Consultation and representation by an experienced and qualified traffic violations lawyer can ensure that the driver’s[…] Read More

What Constitutes as Underage Drinking in New Jersey?

Underage drinking is a significant problem in the United States. Alcohol is considered a drug and for teens across America, it is not only the drug of choice, but the biggest drug problem. When teens drink alcohol, they tend to binge drink, which puts them at a greater risk for drunk driving accidents and related injuries or fatalities. New Jersey Alcohol Consumption Laws In New Jersey, the legal drinking age is 21, which means that it is illegal for anyone[…] Read More

Robert N. Agre Honored as Super Lawyer for 11th Consecutive Year

It is with great pride that the legal team at The Law Offices of Robert N. Agre announces that partner Robert N. Agre has been named a Top-Rated Criminal Defense Attorney by the Super Lawyers organization for 2018. This is the 11th year Mr. Agre has been chosen for this honor. In addition to criminal law, he also provides knowledgeable, powerful representation in the areas of trial practice, personal injury, legal ethics, and municipal law. The highly regarded Super Lawyers[…] Read More

Attorneys as Clients: An Overview of the Attorney Disciplinary Process

From time to time, attorneys need counsel of their own. Faced with a grievance filed by a client or a complaint filed by the Office of Attorney Ethics alleging a violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct (“RPCs”), a member of the bar may be put in a position where independent legal advice is crucial. This post is designed to offer some background on the process of attorney disciplinary proceedings, an area of law that we specialize in at The[…] Read More

What Happens if You Get Charged With a Crime or an Offense

Before January 1, 2017, a person charged with a petty disorderly persons offense, disorderly persons offense, or an indictable charge could expect to receive a complaint on a summons (which required no cash bail) or be processed on a warrant for which monetary bail was required. After January 1, 2017, in almost all cases, monetary bail is no longer required. For most minor cases, an individual will receive a complaint summons for which no bail is required. In more serious[…] Read More

Robert N. Agre Recognized as SJ Magazine’s 2017 Top Attorneys

It is our pleasure to announce that partner Robert N. Agre of the The Law Offices of Robert N. Agre law firm has been recognized as one of SJ Magazine’s 2017 Top Attorneys. Every year, SJ Magazine features a list honoring an esteemed slate of notable attorneys in South Jersey in their August issue. Fellow South Jersey lawyers nominate their peers as Top Attorneys to receive the acclaim. Attorney Agre received the laudable honor for his work in the area[…] Read More

Robert N. Agre Honored as New Jersey Super Lawyer 2017

The team at the Law Offices of Robert N. Agre is pleased to announce that partner Robert N. Agre has been named a Top-Rated Criminal Defense Attorney for 2017.This is Mr. Agre’s tenth consecutive year being recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer. Mr. Agre’s other areas of practice include trial practice, personal injury, legal ethics, and municipal law. The esteemed Super Lawyers honor recognizes the most talented and successful attorneys in all fifty states and Washington, D.C. The New Jersey[…] Read More

South Jersey Criminal Lawyers: Megan’s Law

In New Jersey, convictions for certain sex offenses can result in an individual having to register as a sex offender pursuant to Megan’s Law. An individual required to register under Megan’s Law might also be sentenced to Community Supervision for Life or Parole Supervision for life, depending on the nature of the offense for which he or she was convicted. Despite how it may sound, however, a sentence to register under Megan’s Law or to participate in Community Supervision for[…] Read More