Howard Woodley Bailey’s Guides

Howard Woodley Bailey

Newark Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. When Do You Need a Lawyer? When You Do Not Know the Sentencing Consequences.

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    What Are Direct Sentencing Consequences? Direct sentencing consequences are the sentencing terms the judge imposes after a plea or a conviction at trial, pursuant to the various sentencing statutes t

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  2. What Do I Do When I Am Charged with a Crime in New Jersey?

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    I just got arrested,... When you arrested, what happens next depends on whether you are charged with a crime (which may, depending on several factors, require the posting of bail before you can be re

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  3. I got a ticket in another state. Why did the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission suspend my license?

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    I Got A Ticket In 'the Other State' And Pled Guilty There... When you drive in another State, your NJ license remains the license under whose authority you are allowed to drive in the other State. If

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  4. How to Expunge a Conviction in New Jersey

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    What Can I Get Expunged? In general, you can expunge convictions that are categorized as Crimes, Disorderly Persons Offenses, Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses, and Municipal Ordinance Violations. As

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  5. All I had was drugs for personal use. Why did I get charged for "intent to distribute"?

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    I Just Had Them For My Own Use.... Having illegal drugs (legally referred to as controlled dangerous substances or CDS) puts you in harms way when you are arrested. Assuming you had just one pill or

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  6. Why didn't the cops give me my Miranda Rights?

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    When Am I Entitled to My Rights? After you are arrested, the cops asked you some questions. It was just the type of questions that they can ask you, about who you are. You are required to identify yo

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  7. An Explanation of the Bail Source Hearing

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    How Does This Type of Condition Get Placed On My Bail? A Judge hears a Bail Motion, and sets the terms and conditions of the bail. Among other things, these terms of bail can impose a cash only restr

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  8. Why Do I Have to Post Bail?

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    The Charges Against You. The initial Bail set by a Court will often be based on the Charges which have been filed against you. Certain types of charges have a bail range pre-determined by the Adminis

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  9. Excuses, Explanations and Defenses. You Need to Understand the Difference.

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    Everyone Else Thinks I was Right. The Guy Deserved It.... Many clients want to tell their side of what occurred. It justifies their conduct. 'I was just doing the right thing..when I hit him. He had

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  10. I Didn't Do It. And If I Did, Why Should I Tell My Lawyer?

    Written by attorney Howard Bailey, about 5 years ago.

    How Do I Know I Can Trust My Lawyer? You are charged with a criminal offense, or you would not have a criminal defense lawyer. In selecting the lawyer, you need to take the time to interview the lawy

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