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Legal Counsel for Military Personal

Specific legal cases, such as those dealing with military personnel, need to be handled by professionals with knowledge of military life. Cases include those in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. We understand the difficulty in finding a lawyer who understands your case and connects to you on a personal level. Christopher St. John of the Law Offices of Agre & St. John is a licensed trial attorney whose practice areas include criminal law, legal ethics,[…] Read More

What Are Criminal Mischief Charges?

Under criminal law, criminal mischief normally pertains to the destruction of another person’s personal property with known intent, but it can be more complicated than that. In fact, the definition and punishment may differ from state to state. Generally, criminal mischief includes crimes such as vandalism, graffiti, or defacing a business or property. It can also contain reckless acts as well. Criminal Mischief Varies by State Each state and each jurisdiction treat the charge of criminal mischief differently. If you[…] Read More

Robert N. Agre Selected to 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers List

Agre & St. John is pleased to announce that Agre & St. John has been selected to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers recognizes exceptional lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. These lawyers are highly accredited and very well regarded in their community. The selection process is rigorous and includes a 12-point, multi-phase system based on peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research. This is Robert’s thirteenth year as a Super Lawyers honoree. Agre & St. John[…] Read More

Can I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test?

If you are stopped under suspicions of drunk driving, a cop will request a breathalyzer test. Breathalyzer tests are a normal part of a cop’s routine when they suspect someone is drunk driving. If you are stopped by a cop, you may be wondering whether you can avoid a driving under the influence (DUI) charge by refusing a breathalyzer test. Are You Required to Submit a Breathalyzer Test? Implied consent laws dictate that drivers have implicitly consented to a breathalyzer[…] Read More

Cybercrimes

The use of technology has expanded around the world over the past 20 years.  Under criminal law, cybercrime refers to all illegal activity that takes place over the internet or with the aid of technology. The FBI is the federal agency responsible for identifying and investigating cybercrimes on a federal level, but law enforcement officials are now dealing with this type of crime on a local level as cyberbullying, cyberstalking, and harassment are infiltrating crimes against common citizens. New Jersey[…] Read More

St. Patrick’s Day and Drunk Driving

St. Patrick’s Day is associated with an increase in drunk driving crashes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 60 people were killed in drunk driving crashes during the 2016 holiday period between March 16 to March 18. The NHTSA advises everyone to make plans to get home safely before they participate in holiday festivities. Dangers of Drunk Driving Driving under the effects of alcohol or drugs can lead to catastrophic car accidents and injuries. Approximately one-third of[…] Read More

Drug Possession While Committing a Traffic Violation

Drug charges are serious allegations that often have severe consequences. Federal and state laws address several drug offenses that involve the illegal possession, trafficking, manufacture, or sale of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or medications like Oxycontin and Xanax that are commonly available by prescription. Among drug-related charges, drug possession is a less severe charge that is usually enforced by state officials as opposed to federal administrators. In New jersey, the law prohibits the operation[…] Read More

What Is Legal Malpractice?

Sometimes, a client may decide that they no longer want to work with their attorney; they may even accuse their lawyer of not practicing legal ethics or make allegations of negligent misconduct. However, not all situations call for a charge of legal malpractice. In fact, legal malpractice happens less frequently than many people assume because it carries a specific, narrow definition. How Does the Law Define Legal Malpractice? A court generally will not rule in favor of a plaintiff accusing[…] Read More

New Drunk Driving Laws

Drivers in New Jersey should be aware that drunk driving laws have changed as of December 2019. The new law brings two significant revisions to previous DUI/DWI charges. The law removes license suspensions for first offenders while requiring all convicted drivers to install interlock breathalyzer devices on their vehicles. These devices automatically disable the vehicle if alcohol is detected on the driver’s breath. An Effective Alternative to License Suspension? It has been questioned whether breathalyzers are effective. Interlock devices can[…] Read More

Types of Sex Crimes

There are various types of sex crimes, some of the most common crimes include coercion and illegal sexual conduct against an individual. All states have certain laws that prohibit these crimes, but they often have statutes of limitations on lawsuits against alleged offenders. Sex crimes can be divided into certain categories, this makes it easier to understand how laws are applied in different scenarios. Solicitation and Prostitution Solicitation involves requesting or demanding another person to engage in criminal conduct, while[…] Read More

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