Domestic Violence vs. Domestic Abuse Oftentimes the terms domestic violence and domestic abuse are used interchangeably. However, in terms of the legal world, they are not the same. By hiring a criminal defense lawyer from The Law Office of Stephen R. Piper, LLC, you...
Stepping Out And Standing Up For What Is Right.
Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion
When Law Enforcement Asks to Search Your Vehicle Have you ever been pulled over by a traffic cop? Did he ask you if it was alright to search your vehicle? Understand that in most situations, it’s the driver themselves who have given police officers a right to search...
Is Domestic Violence a Felony or a Misdemeanor?
Many people are familiar with the concept of felonies and misdemeanors, and the fact that felonies are accompanied by much more serious punishments. However, New Jersey has eliminated the concept of felonies and misdemeanors, choosing instead to classify crimes based...