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THE CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATING A RESTRAINING ORDER

Restraining orders are court orders prohibiting a person from taking certain actions. Often, restraining orders are granted to the victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, harassment or stalking in order to prevent the accused from making contact with the accuser. The consequences of violating ...

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TEN LEADERS – MARCH 2014 ARTICLE ON CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER, JACK VENTURI

Concealed somewhat behind Jack Venturi’s pleasantly off-beat manner is an enviable reputation: The 63-year-old Newark native is regarded as on of the best criminal-defense attorneys in New Jersey. Experienced and with a string of trial accomplishments spanning nearly 4 decades, Venturi has built a...

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JACK VENTURI – LAWYER IN NEW BRUNSWICK – WINS CRIMINAL TRIAL PRACTICE AWARD

CRIMINAL TRIAL PRACTICE AWARD – NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY Jack Venturi, Esq. Jack Venturi graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BS from the University of Connecticut in 1972 and JD from New York University School of Law in 1975. Having been admitted as an attorney in New Jersey on December 2, 1975, Jack...

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IT’S LEGAL FOR MINORS TO DRINK IN OTHER COUNTRIES. WHY NOT IN THE USA?

In the United States and in the state of New Jersey, the drinking age is 21. This is not the case in many other countries, in particular those in Europe. Many people question why the drinking age in this state and nation is not lower. Many people claim that the prevalence of alcohol-related problems...

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RESULTS: POSSESSION OF CANNABIS & DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON A FEDERAL RESERVATION

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER AWESOME RESULT FROM JACK VENTURI LAW! My client was charged with possessing cannabis, disorderly conduct on a federal reservation and also for taking nude photographs of his wife at Sandy Hook beach. I got the charge against his wife dismissed and pre-trial diversion for him. (A...

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POLICE OFFICERS RECEIVE SPECIAL TRAINING FOR WORKING WITH MENTALLY ILL SUSPECTS

POLICE GET SPECIALIZED TRAINING FOR DEALING WITH MENTALLY ILL SUSPECTS In light of increasing incidences of run-ins with mentally ill or unstable suspects, police departments across the country are setting up training for their officers to provide them with strategies for dealing with mentally ill p...

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RESULTS: BURGLARY SENTENCE CHANGED FROM 8 YEARS TO 5 YEARS PROBATION

ANOTHER CHAPTER IN THE BOOK OF GREAT RESULTS! My client went to trial on a burglary of a vacant building where he removed $100 worth of copper wire to sell for scrap money to buy synthetic cannabis. Despite being caught red-handed, freely confessing and having his nephew testify against him, he was,...

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HACKING AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

In New Jersey, hacking into someone’s computer to disrupt its operation or to steal the owner’s personal information is a serious offense with serious consequences. “Hacking” is defined in New Jersey as a computer criminal activity when the “hacker” purposefully or knowingly and withou...

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CRIMINAL LAW TRIAL CONSULTANT

In criminal defense cases, it’s essential to put the prosecution on the defensive by undermining three pillars of criminal cases: the actions or motivations of law enforcement officers, the collection and chain of evidence and the reliability of civilian witness testimony. As a criminal defense at...

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HOMICIDE IN NEW JERSEY—THE DIFFERENT OFFENSES

MURDER | MANSLAUGHTER | VEHICULAR HOMICIDE Under the laws of New Jersey, a homicide is defined as the taking of someone else’s life by a human being. In and of itself, homicide is not necessarily a crime—a police officer may kill someone as a reasonable response to that person’s imminent threa...

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