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N.J.S.A. 2C:1-6 Time limitations.

2C:1-6.  Time Limitations. a. (1) A prosecution for any offense set forth in N.J.S.2C:11-3, N.J.S.2C:11-4, N.J.S.2C:14-2 or sections 1 through 5 of P.L.2002, c.26 (C.2C:38-1 through C.2C:38-5) may be commenced at any time. (2)   A prosecution for any offense set forth in N.J.S.2C:17-2, section 9 of P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-9), section 20 of P.L.1989, c.34 (C.13:1E-48.20), section

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N.J.S.A. 2C:1-5- Abolition of common law crimes; all offenses defined by statute; application of general provisions of the code; limitation of local government laws

Today’s statute is N.J.S.A. 2c:1-5.  This statute abolishes common law crimes in New Jersey and makes any criminal offense one defined by statute.  This is an important statute as courts have long held ignorance of the law to not be a defense for breaking the law.  When common law crimes could be charged a person

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I Got a Ticket for Driving With a Cell Phone in New Jersey…Do I Need a Lawyer?

Using a cell phone while driving is against the law in New Jersey. (New Jersey Motor Vehicle Act 39:4-97.3 )  Many people who receive this ticket wonder: Do I need a lawyer?  Is this ticket worth fighting?  Will I get points on my license? The answer to this, like the answer in many legal situations,

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