Northfield Criminal Defense Blog

Explaining disorderly conduct

The term disorderly conduct is something that many people have probably already heard. What they may not know, however, is what type of actions this term encompasses. People need to understand how they should conduct themselves in public to avoid charges and penalties...

FAQ about New Jersey Drug Court

Individuals who commit a substance-related crime may be eligible for the New Jersey Drug Court program. Through supervised probation and substance abuse treatment, this program strives to help individuals with substance use disorder recover and achieve a crime-free...

What is mislaid property?

One of the key elements authorities must establish in order to prove that you committed a crime in Atlantic City is intent. Without it, then the presumption must be that whatever actions for you stand accused of, you were operating in good faith while engaged in...

What counts as disturbing the peace?

Do you know when making noise in public crosses over from a nuisance into criminal territory? Being aware of what disturbing the peace entails can make a difference in your defense.  According to FindLaw, some actions that count as disturbing the peace include loud or...