New Jersey Order of Protection from Abuse

May 20, 2020

If you need to get a New Jersey order of protection from abuse, then you should work with Burlington County, South Jersey domestic violence attorney John B. Brennan, from The Law Office of John B. Brennan. He is a South Jersey attorney who fights for victims of domestic violence and he believes victims of domestic violence should have an attorney…

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NJ Laws Regarding Use of Force Upon an Intruder

April 20, 2020

Let’s explore the NJ laws regarding use of force upon an intruder in your home. There are varying types of Self-defense in New Jersey for various types of situations and locations. I am going to write a series of blogs discussing these defenses to try and clarify some concerns that some of my clients have expressed. For my first installment,…

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One in Four Domestic Violence Victims Won’t Call Police

March 20, 2020

According to a recent survey, one in four female victims of domestic violence would not contact the police regarding their problem. The survey represents answers from 637 women who have experienced abuse by a partner. The average age of participants was 30 years old, and 56% were white.  Hispanics comprised 15% of the survey respondents, and African Americans represented 11%.…

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The Eternal Criminal Record

February 20, 2020

There have been several articles about James Jacobs’ The Eternal Criminal Record. The book shows how the current record-keeping system in the U.S. “presents a public-policy conundrum for American criminal justice: The more information we collect and share about suspected criminals and actual offenders, the easier it is to identify and discriminate against those marked individuals,” says Kevin Lapp, an associate professor…

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Who May Obtain a Firearm?

January 20, 2020

It is a constitutional right to own a firearm. Yet many people in these troubled times that we live, in which we are seeing a spike in gun sales, are confused about what constitutes legal gun ownership and legal usage of those firearms. I am going to run a series explaining the difference between legal and illegal firearms acquisition, usage…

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