I’ve been accused of drug trafficking in New Jersey. What should I do?

What is drug trafficking? Drug trafficking is often narrowly thought of as the distribution of illegal drugs, but can also refer to a broader variety of activities beyond distribution, including cultivation, manufacturing, importation, and sale of illicit substances.  It’s important to note that drug trafficking is distinctly different than drug possession. Drug possession is the […]

You’ve Been Charged With a Federal Crime: What You Need to Know

No one, and we repeat, no one wants to be charged with a crime. But being charged with a federal crime? That’s a whole different ball game, one that most aren’t prepared to play.  Of course, one of the primary differences between facing state and federal charges relate to jurisdiction, meaning that the resources and […]

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 […]

Work With One of the Best Criminal Lawyers in Newark, NJ

When you find that you have been charged with a crime, it only makes sense to want to seek out the best criminal lawyers that you can find. The good news is that if you are in Newark or the surrounding area, you can count on the team at the Law Offices of Robert J. […]

What to Know if You’re Under Investigation for a White Collar Crime

Being investigated for a white collar crime is a pretty serious matter. Chances are that if you know you’re under investigation, you’re already wondering what the next step is and how you can best set yourself up for success moving forward. As you can probably imagine, our advice is that you hire an attorney as […]

What To Do If You’re Accused of a White Collar Crime

If you’re facing white collar crime charges, chances are that you have a few questions about what you can do for yourself. Luckily for you, we’re the criminal law firm with a track record of success and we’d love to help you. No matter what situation you’ve found yourself in, you can let our experience […]

White Collar Crime: Your Questions Answered

The life of fictional world renowned art thieves like Neal Caffrey (from TV’s White Collar) or even real life white collar criminals like Frank Abagnale (whose story was told in Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can) can make white collar crime seem like the kind of thing that has no real consequence. After all, […]

What to Expect If You’re Being Investigated for a White Collar Crime

Are you under investigation for a white collar crime? If so, the first thing you should do is contact an experienced white collar crime lawyer (and luckily for you, you’re in the right place to schedule a free consultation with criminal defense attorney Robert J. DeGroot and his team of professionals). Generally speaking, the earlier […]

Seeking a White Collar Crime Lawyer in Newark?

In a previous blog, we wrote all about the topic of people who are commonly committing white collar crimes, finding that men are much more likely to commit white collar crimes than women are. We also discovered that the average company loses around $10 each day due to employee fraud. Perhaps most interestingly, we learned […]