Inside the Mind of a Criminal Defense Attorney

We know that in the realms of books, TV, and movies, defense attorneys are commonly portrayed in a dramatic fashion: the freewheeling, fast-talking, performative team of legal eagles who dig loopholes and unearth technicalities to prevent their clients from undergoing criminal culpability at absolutely all costs  — tracing the outlines of law vs. succumbing to […]

What to Look for in a Criminal Defense Attorney

You’ve been charged with a crime. Or maybe you suspect that you’re about to be charged with a crime. It doesn’t matter if the offense is an indictable  or a disorderly persons — the charges could have a major impact on your life and quite possibly change its trajectory.   Just about anyone can be […]

Are You Seeking a Criminal Lawyer in New Jersey?

Finding yourself smack dab in the middle of a difficult and stressful legal situation is enough to take a toll on pretty much anyone out there, but the good news is that finding the right criminal lawyer can make all the difference in the world. If you’re anything like most people then you’ll find that […]

Put Your Trust in Our Newark Law Firm

There’s no two ways about it. When you’re in need of a go-to Newark law firm who knows what it takes to defend your rights, look no further than the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot. Our team goes above and beyond to protect its clients. With 46 years of experience, Robert DeGroot has built […]

Get to Know Our Law Firm

We’ve written in the past about just how important it is to find a criminal lawyer that you can count on when you’re in need. Yes, the situation is stressful but taking the time to find a team that is qualified to handle your case can make all the difference. That’s why in today’s post […]

What to Do If You’ve Been Falsely Accused of a Crime

  Getting the news that you are under investigation for committing a crime–or worse yet, that you are being arrested–can come as quite the shock to many people. You’re going about your day as usual and out of the blue you get the news that seems like it will change your life forever. So what’s […]

Our Tips for Finding the Right Criminal Lawyer

  Finding a criminal lawyer can sometimes be a difficult prospect even under the best of circumstances, but when you’re in the middle of a difficult situation it gets that much trickier. So what can you do to make sure that you’re on the right track? The good news is that that’s the topic of […]

The New Jersey Criminal Attorney You Can Count On

  Sometimes it can come as quite the shock. Of course no one wants to be notified that they are being investigated for committing a white collar crime, but the truth of the matter is that it does happen from time to time. Needless to say, it can cause a person to start questioning some […]

Put Your Trust in an Experienced Newark Criminal Lawyer

If you’re facing white collar crime charges, there’s a good chance that your best bet is to seek a criminal lawyer with plenty of experience in defending clients. The good news is that at the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, we have over four decades of experience in defending our clients against a variety […]

How Accurate Are Depictions of Criminal Law?

  The judge bangs the gavel while crying for order in the court. People are sobbing. Camera flashes are going off and the local media is reporting on the outcome of the trial. These are all things that we picture in our minds easily. For many of us, this is our idea of what a […]