New Law-Ban the Box

Were you aware of new legislation in New Jersey?  Employers should be mindful of the “Ban the Box” law that went into effect on March 1, 2015. It prevents employers from asking for information about a job applicant’s criminal history. Prior to this statute, potential hires were required to disclose that information during the initial […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support

Every parent shares the common goal of wanting to be able to provide for their child. More times than not, this goal is easier said than done. Raising a child is expensive, and not every parent is able to fund their child’s upbringing like they hope to. Before consulting with an attorney about your child […]

Facing Charges of Sexual Assault?

After being accused of raping and kidnapping another student on the William Patterson University campus, a Passaic County grand jury last week has decided not to indict the accused boys. The five students, all of age 18, allegedly blocked an entrance at the university’s residence hall, restraining the victim and demanding that she have sex […]

Airsoft Pellet Guns: Not All Fun and Games

Has the device that you viewed as a harmless “toy” gotten you or your child in trouble with the law?  New Jersey law says that no permit or license is required to obtain an airsoft gun, which is a soft pellet firing device.  Most kids use this in a game similar to paintball, and it’s […]

How Prescription Meds Can Lead To A DUI

Prescription drugs aren’t usually the first—or the second—thing that comes to mind when most people consider the causes of a DUI/DWI charge.  Typically alcohol intoxication is most commonly associated with this offense, but it is just one of many substances that can impair your ability to safely drive a motor vehicle. Whether you realize it […]

No Officer—You Can’t Search My Car

If you were asked by a police officer right now to consent to a search of your car, do you know what your rights are?  A lot of people think they may know, but many times our perception of actual truth is incorrectly based off of fictional dramatizations of Hollywood portrayals. As an attorney, I, […]

Show Me the Warrant!

So I’m sure at some point you’ve watched one of the dozens of popular cop shows inundating prime time television.  If you’ve seen more than one episode, you’re bound to have seen a scene where the police have entered a home to perform a search.  Hollywood dramatizations aside, what ultimately gives police the right to […]

Refusing the Breathalyzer Test

There is a lot of information out there on what you should and should not do when stopped on the suspicion of driving under the influence and asked to take a breathalyzer test.  As an experienced attorney, let me give you my advice on this matter. Whether you are aware or not, if you have […]

Talk to Your Attorney Before Going to Family Court

There are so many factors that come into play with family law. Whether you are working out custody arrangements, child support, or any number of issues relating to this topic, the road can seem pretty daunting and overwhelming. Family law cases can be long ongoing matters that are complex and could be subject to modification […]

Top 10 Reasons Why Talking to the Police is a Bad Idea

When faced with a sticky situation, you might think that it’s within your best interest to talk to the police. William C. Miller would like to offer you ten reasons why doing so is a bad idea and can ultimately mess up your case. It Will Not Help You: If the police already have enough […]

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