A few states within the U.S. have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but the majority of states continue to heavily regulate the drug, legalizing its use for specific medical reasons only. New Jersey is one of the states that only allows marijuana for certain medical uses. Otherwise, growing, possessing, and selling the drug remains illegal….

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Municipal Offense: Driving While Suspended in New Jersey At first glance, it seems like the Municipal Court handles only minor matters. Nonetheless, some municipal cases can result in substantial fines and even jail time. That is true in the case of a person who is ticketed for driving while suspended in New Jersey. New Jersey law…

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Municipal Offense: Driving Without Insurance in New Jersey Some of the harshest penalties levied by the New Jersey municipal courts are those related to driving without insurance. State law requires all drivers to carry adequate car insurance. The law even dictates the minimum amount of coverage. Drivers must have $15,000 for the injury or death…

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Do You Really Need a Lawyer in Municipal Court? Most people never have to spend even a day in court. When they do, it’s typically in the Municipal Court. Sometimes called “the people’s court,” Municipal Court handles matters ranging from traffic tickets to misdemeanor criminal offenses. For people who are required to appear in Municipal…

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